Google Pay serves up grocery deals for Safeway

Google Pay serves up grocery deals for Safeway

Courtesy of Supermarket News: Albertsons Cos.’ Safeway chain and Target Corp. stores are helping shoppers find deals on groceries via Google. Mountain View, Calif.-based Google said yesterday it has partnered with Safeway and Target to simplify the task of finding grocery and other specials using the Google Pay app. Customers can find deals on thousands […]

McDonald’s enters final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program ahead of nationwide launch

McDonald’s enters final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program ahead of nationwide launch

Courtesy of CNBC: McDonald’s on Wednesday said that it has entered its final phase of testing a U.S. loyalty program before it launches nationwide later this year. The fast-food giant has successful rewards programs in other countries, like France, but this is the closest it’s come to bringing one to its home market. In November, the company began […]

Loyalty Rewards Boost Takeout Spend For A Third Of US Consumers

Loyalty Rewards Boost Takeout Spend For A Third Of US Consumers

Courtesy of PYMNTS.com: The pandemic may have shuttered many brick-and-mortar venues, but countless restaurants have adapted their business models to capitalize on what has rapidly become the most common way consumers now order and eat their food: online takeout. United States consumers spent a collective $486 billion on takeout orders in 2020. PYMNTS research shows […]

Dunkin’, Stadiums Try Checkout-Free Shopping as Social Distancing Remains a Priority

Dunkin’, Stadiums Try Checkout-Free Shopping as Social Distancing Remains a Priority

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal: Checkout-free technology comes with behavioral barriers for customers—and financial uncertainty for retailers. Coffee chain Dunkin’ and hospitality stands at sports stadiums are testing a new checkout-free payment system from Mastercard Inc. as retailers try to meet shoppers’ desire for speed and reduced human contact. Their initiatives are similar to Amazon.com Inc.’s Go technology, which uses […]

Postmates Becomes NFL’s 1st Delivery Partner

Postmates Becomes NFL’s 1st Delivery Partner

Courtesy of Restaurant Business: The multiyear agreement could be especially significant this season as more fans watch from home and potentially order more delivery. Third-party delivery service Postmates will be the first official on-demand delivery partner of the NFL, the company announced Wednesday. The deal includes official sponsorships of big NFL events such as the Super Bowl, […]

Allegiant Stadium to make history as the first American pro sports venue to open cashless

Allegiant Stadium to make history as the first American pro sports venue to open cashless

Courtesy of Raiders.com: Allegiant Stadium will be the first venue in American pro sports to open as a cashless venue. As part of our ongoing dedication to provide our fans and patrons with a world-class sports and live entertainment experience, and in response to feedback from our most loyal customers, cash will not be accepted […]

Get Some Ballpark Snacks

Get Some Ballpark Snacks

Courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine: The Dodgers have teamed up with delivery app Postmates to offer L.A. Dodgers Home Plates. Place an order for your stadium favorites and they’ll be whipped up just like the ones you get at the park, but from the security of a sanitary, off-site ghost kitchen. While not every Dodger Stadium […]