McDonald's is scrambling for solutions after its profit fell by 30 percent in Q3. CEO Don Thompson outlined some strategies the company is working on to remedy this continued slide, many of which will be in effect in some capacity in 2015.
The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.
Digital signage video walls and touchscreen self-order drive-thru kiosks were among the technology highlights at this year's National Restaurant Association show.
Could the QSR giant win back younger customers by bringing back automated cashiers?
Given the costs involved with kiosk deployment, it’s worthwhile to understand the psychology behind effective kiosk placement.
The Panera Bread chain is embracing digital, kiosk and mobile ordering to speed in-and-out times, improve service.
The self-professed "mobile geek" co-founded Vibes before text messaging was even possible in the U.S.
A touchscreen table lets sit-down diners custom order a pizza, play games while they wait for it and then pay their bill.
Robofusion's CEO believes his kiosk concept will put a dent in the fro-yo industry.
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The payment processor First Data acquired Clover and the loyalty platform Perka as part of its market growth strategy.
Burger King opened its 13,000 square foot flagship Paris restaurant.
Grapevine, Texas-based restaurant POS and kiosk technology provider Granbury Solutions has acquired WineWeb.com, a wine industry technology distributor.
In a recent case study by food technology provider Nextep Systems, the company outlined the challenged it faced in working with SAVOR…Chicago to accommodate a large number of guests on a budget at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.
Digital Dining recently released its latest restaurant POS and management system software version 7.4.3.
Smart vending machine company Pantry raised $1.3 million to roll out more of its healthy snack machines.
Louisville, Ky.-based QSR Automation announced the release of DineTime Host version 3.0, a browser widget that when added to a restaurant's website provides self-service reservation options that sync in real time.
CBS NorthStar announced an update to its NorthStar Order Entry technology that allows restaurants to provide a jukebox feature to table ordering.
Olive Garden announced it is joining with Redbox for its "Dinner and a Movie" promotion.
Customers at the restaurant can participate in the deal with Olive Garden's Buy One, Take One prices starting at $12.99.
Australia is getting a taste of its first pizza vending machine, according to cnet.com. Pizza Gio is a self-service machine that cooks 11-inch pizzas within three minutes, the article said. Sydney-based Pompei's pizza owner George Pompei started his vending journey...
A Subway restaurant in Boiling Springs, S.C., has installed a touchscreen ordering system at the drive-thru. According to WYFF4 News, the touchscreen automatically adjusts to any vehicle's height. There are about six Subways in the South Carolina market that feature...
A new fast casual restaurant in Minnesota is banking on self-service kiosks to help it deliver higher quality menu offerings with speed, accuracy and efficiency, according to a company news release. Diggity Drive Up, a new restaurant featuring gourmet hot...
The Southeastern Vending Association's keynote speaker at their 2014 convention will be Nascar legend Dale Jarrett. The convention takes place Aug.
On the South Korean island Jeju a self-service café relies on the honor system, according to Want China Times. SunSet & Hill Café is an unmanned restaurant where tourists and other visitors cook their own meals – and are expected...
The RapiDOUGH Pizza concept has opened in Providence Town Center in Collegeville, Pa., featuring pizzas, calzones and salads. The offerings are made with locally-sourced ingredients and house-made cheeses, according to a news release. RapiDOUGH Pizza was created by restaurateurs and...
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Don Long, White Castle’s senior director of Information Services and Technology, provided a glimpse into the brand’s kiosk and mobile initiatives during last month’s National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago. The brand’s digital initiatives include online ordering, mobile ordering and...