Restaurant technology: What to invest in & what to skip

By Mo Chaar The restaurant industry is an ever-changing technological landscape. The pandemic has shifted guest expectations and restaurants are now required to be tech-savvy and offer online ordering, pay-at-the-table functions, third-party delivery, and more. However, with restaurants already struggling in the current climate, most businesses don’t have the financial resources to invest in expensive […]

Optimizing third-party integrations: How restaurants can save money

By Mo Chaar Varying stages of lockdowns across the country have restaurants nationwide optimizing online ordering and delivery in an effort to maintain service despite ongoing dining bans. While the restaurant industry has relied heavily on these services during the pandemic, after a year of primarily takeout and delivery, restaurants are feeling the weight of […]

Outlasting the pandemic: How tech is helping restaurants evolve

By Mo Chaar As restaurants grapple with ongoing closures throughout the pandemic, it’s clear that dining as we know it might never be the same. Bans on indoor dining in provinces like British Columbia have been detrimental as businesses watch Ontario’s restaurant industry with bated breath, which has already been set back more than $100 […]

Contactless solutions a win-win for consumers and businesses

By John Kelly There’s no question that the coronavirus pandemic — along with the accompanying lockdowns and restrictions — forced brick-and-mortar businesses, from retailers to restaurants, to find new ways to serve their customers and spurred a wave of innovation across many industries.  As the coronavirus vaccine rollout expands and, ultimately, we move towards a state […]

Bringing foodservice operations into the 2020s

Integrated POS solutions like Lightspeed offer success for operators in the current climate, but the ability to pivot is also vital.

Lightspeed further innovates contactless experience with launch of Order Ahead in North America

Lightspeed has announced the availability of Order Ahead, a cost-efficient online ordering management system designed to facilitate takeout, enabling North American restaurants to provide customers with a completely contactless experience.

Koomi POS partners with Helios for installation and support for its restaurant customers across North America

Press Release Koomi announces its strategic partnership with Helios Retail Consulting Ltd. as their go-to-market partner for all on-site installation, support, setup and customer success for North America. “As Koomi expands its reach across North America in its offering to quick-service restaurants, Helios brings great value to offer on-site support to ensure that customers have […]

Restaurant technology predictions from industry leaders

Press release Mobile and online ordering and payments will be at the top of the menu As mobile technology proliferates into the daily routines at every level of society, restaurants are experiencing the impact. Mass adoption of mobile technology is one of the greatest cultural shifts of our times, from mobile communications to mobile and […]