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 […]

Alabama Athletics Transitions to Mobile Ticketing

Alabama Athletics Transitions to Mobile Ticketing

Courtesy of RollTide.com: Alabama Athletics will transition to mobile-only ticketing and parking, enabling contactless entry into all venues beginning with the 2020 football season. The shift to mobile-only ticketing will provide a safer environment for fans, as well as help guard against the production of fraudulent tickets. The following items will be issued via mobile […]

Wingstop: Adds A Ghost Kitchen

Wingstop: Adds A Ghost Kitchen

Courtesy of Restaurant Business: Chicken wing chain Wingstop opened its first ghost kitchen in the U.S. on Wednesday, the latest step in the brand’s plan to go 100% digital.   The ghost kitchen in the chain’s hometown of Dallas measures less than 400 square feet, less than a quarter of the size of an average Wingstop […]

Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s

Leaked pics reveal Google smart debit card to rival Apple’s

Courtesy of TechCrunch: Would you pay with a “Google  Card?” TechCrunch has obtained imagery that shows Google is developing its own physical and virtual debit cards. The Google card and associated checking account will allow users to buy things with a card, mobile phone or online. It connects to a Google app with new features that […]

Instagram Recruits Sports World to Sell Merchandise

Instagram Recruits Sports World to Sell Merchandise

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal: The Facebook-owned app wants more athletes, teams and leagues to offer products directly on its platform. Sports stars, teams and leagues have long used Instagram to promote themselves and build relationships with fans. Increasingly, they’re using it to sell products, too. On Nov. 20, tennis star Serena Williams and […]