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Amazon's global career site

Customer Obsession<p>Leaders start with the customer and work backwards. They work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. Although leaders pay …

Jeff Bezos Says It Will Always Be "Day 1" at Amazon

The CEO used his most recent annual letter to shareholders to explain how he views his company and why he wants to maintain start-up thinking.<p><b>Amazon</b> …

Jeff Bezos

Why Restaurants Need a Mobile-First Strategy to Attract Gen Z

Generation Z

Apple Pay tests ‘order ahead’ for drinks at music festivals

Apple is fixing one of the worst parts of the concert experience: waiting in line for a beer while you miss your favorite song. Last week’s BottleRock music festival near San Francisco was the first to try a new “order ahead with Apple Pay” feature that Apple hopes to bring to more events. You just …

Apple Pay

First Data makes another bet on restaurant software

First Data, one of the world's largest payment processing companies, is betting that restaurants want more data on their customers.<p>Salido, a …

Hospitality

First Data Leads $12M Round In Restaurant POS Startup

Wagering that restaurants are seeking to learn more about their customers, First Data has invested in a restaurant software company. Salido raised …

Selling

Alipay arrives in France! | Business cases | Famoco | ENG

Challenge<p>Chinese tourism is expanding in France, with over 1.7 million tourists this year alone. In China, Alipay is the most common payment solution …

France

Introducing Square for Restaurants: A Dedicated Point of Sale and Complete Set of Tools Built for Today’s Restaurants, Featuring Caviar Integration

<i>New Custom-Built POS Handles the Heat and Complexity of Restaurant Operations</i><p><b>SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 8, 2018 –</b> Square, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) today launched …

San Francisco

LevelUp Teams up with MonkeyMedia Software to Drive Digital Ordering for Restaurants

BOSTON, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LevelUp, the growth engine for restaurants, today announced an enhanced partnership with MonkeyMedia Software, …

Adobe's Magento Buy Could Disrupt Digital Commerce And Digital Marketing Software Makers

Thesis:<p>Adobe is in the process of acquiring digital commerce category leader Magento for $1.68 billion. It will become part of Adobe's top-rated …

eCommerce

Adobe to Buy E-Commerce Firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 Billion

Acquisition would increase Adobe’s platform, putting it head-to-head with the likes of Salesforce.com<p>Adobe Systems Inc., the elder software-business statesman behind photo-editing software Photoshop and PDF reader, is buying e-commerce firm Magento Commerce for $1.68 billion, adding a key piece to …

eCommerce

Walmart Unveils a Concierge Shopping Service

Walmart Inc. wants to be your personal shopper -- if you’re lucky enough to be invited.<p>The world’s biggest retailer unveiled Jetblack, a concierge …

eCommerce

Walmart is going high end with an invite-only personal shopping service — and it costs 6 times as much as Amazon Prime

Walmart is rolling out a $50-per-month personal-shopping service.<p>The service, called Jetblack, gives customers access to personal shoppers through text message.<p>Customers can send a text saying they need a specific product, and Jetblack's couriers will deliver the product as soon as the same …

Customers

Walmart launches order-by-text service to challenge Amazon Prime

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT.N) is starting a new same-day delivery service where customers can place orders using a text message, another step in its effort to scale up its e-commerce offerings and compete with rival Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O).<p>The service, called Jetblack, allows …

eCommerce

Restaurant POS Apps Trends

As your restaurant business grows, so do your technology needs. The biggest POS companies create plugins that can make your life better. The right …

Apps

Retail POS - Our Faves 2018

Retail POS – Our Faves 2018<p>We’re almost half way through 2018, and I think it’s time to talk retail. We consult with a lot of people about retail POS …

eCommerce

Square Launches POS for Restaurants

POS integrates with the Caviar ordering platform enabling restaurants to see deliveries in POS.

San Francisco

Restaurant management software expected to rapidly grow by 14.6% – Report

The global restaurant management software market is predicted to make a “substantial growth” of $7bn (14.6%) by 2025, according to the Grand View …

Software

Crowdfunding platform FundedHere raises capital for F&B mobile ordering and payments app

SINGAPORE (Apr 18): Crowdfunding platform FundedHere says it has raised "a significant amount of capital" for Waitrr, a first-of-its-kind “mobile …

Startups

Mobile ordering kicks off today at Disneyland

Mobile ordering is now available at 15 quick-service restaurant locations at the Disneyland Resort using the Disneyland App.<p>Through the app guests …

Walt Disney Company

Turkcell ve TETAŞ’tan dijital taksi uygulaması: Taxi 7×24

Turkcell, hem taksi müşterileri hem de şoförleri için geliştirilen bir Taxi 7x24 uygulamasını duyurdu.<p><b>Turkcell</b> ve <b>TETAŞ Elektronik</b> işbirliği ile …

QSR Customers Ordering Meals Via Smartphone On The Rise

Philz Coffee added a new way for consumers to skip the counter in March by adding a new order-ahead mobile app — with a personal twist: The chain …

McDonald's

McDonald’s is following Starbucks’ lead into mobile ordering. Could a Seattle engineering center be next?

McDonald’s is going mobile in an effort to court new customers and keep up with competitors.<p>On Wednesday, the fast food chain’s leadership told …

McDonald's

Dunkin’ Donuts bot for Google Assistant lets users place orders

Starbucks may have a dedicated app to let customers place their orders however they’d like, but competitor coffee shop chain Dunkin’ Donuts is taking …

Google Assistant

5 Operational Must-Haves for Seamless Digital Ordering + Pickup | Blog | LevelUp | Mobile Ordering, Restaurant Loyalty, Customer Engagement, and CRM

Today’s smartphone-enabled consumer is all about saving time and avoiding lines. The restaurant industry is changing accordingly: today, digital …

Customer Experience

EMV, mobile ordering upgrades challenge restaurant industry

New foodservice technologies — including self-order kiosks, mobile ordering and EMV-enabled payment systems — are being introduced at a rapid pace. …

Mobile Payments

Adobe acquires ecommerce CMS Magento for $1.68 billion

Adobe has agreed to acquire Magento, a popular ecommerce CMS, presently owned by a private equity firm, for $1.68 billion. The deal will close in the third quarter of 2018.<p>The Magento platform has long been regarded as a solid choice for companies who want to build and manage online stores; …

eCommerce

PayPal confirms that it is buying payments startup iZettle for $2.2B in an all-cash deal

PayPal is taking its biggest bet yet on point-of-sale transactions, small businesses and markets outside of the U.S. as it looks to raise its game against Square, Stripe and others in the world of payments: The company has confirmed that it is buying iZettle — the Stockholm-based payments provider …

FinTech

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures”

“We have a great culture.” We have all heard it. We have all said it. But what does that mean?<p>Ping-Pong tables, free meals, and beer on tap? No.<p>Yoga, CrossFit classes, and massage chairs? I so need that, but no.<p>The promise of being part of a hip, equity-incentivized, fast growing team? Closer, but …

Uber Unveils the Flying Taxi It Wants to Rule the Skies

If you trust the folks with their eyes tilted upward and their hands waving in the air, flying taxis could be a traffic panacea, leveraging the third …

Aviation