Marketing: Loyalty & Subscription

  1. Channel: Restaurants
How the new Taco Bell Defy in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota is defying the odds and changing the way drive-thrus operate By Brandon Solnit – PAR Technology Drive-thru services account for a large portion of fast-food restaurant operations. With 42% of all restaurants operating drive-thrus, it has become an operational necessity. From line-busting to pulling cars, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Payment services are evolving and PARPay is here to help your restaurant adapt to the forever-changing times By Brandon Solnit – PAR Technology As the pandemic slowly starts to subside and life inches back to normal, the restaurant industry has seen a major change in the way customers make purchases. One thing Covid-19 brought to […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Amazon Prime Video’s Watch Party feature, which lets you watch a movie or a TV show together with your friends remotely, is now available on smart TVs, streaming devices like Roku, and gaming consoles like Xbox or PlayStation. Before this expansion, the feature was available on desktops, Fire TV devices, and on the Prime Video […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
With supply chain issues stressing physical inventory and inflation running high, consumers are turning to gift cards to fill the gap and stretch their spending power. According to a recent consumer survey from Fiserv, 58 percent of consumers said gift card promotions are motivating them to buy more gift cards during this inflation period. This […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Generation Z, or those born from 1997-2012, will be America’s largest generation by 2034, topping out at about 80 million. The oldest adult Gen Zers are already establishing potentially long-lasting earning and spending patterns, while the younger members of this demographic are still learning their first lessons about spending, saving and employer relations. To understand […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in March 2022, the Consumer Price Index rose 8.5 percent over the previous year — the largest increase in over 40 years. This jump has hit consumers’ wallets hard. What’s more, research from The Conference Board shows that consumer confidence is down again after rebounding from COVID-driven […]
  1. Channel: Ecommerce & Digital
Amazon said yesterday that it plans to drive sales at its Amazon Fresh bricks-and-mortar stores by offering Amazon Prime members a 20 percent discount on select items. “We’re excited to launch the new Prime member savings benefit at Amazon Fresh stores today, offering 20% off everyday essentials across aisles,” Jeff Helbling, vice president of Amazon […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
New Hartford, NY – June 29, 2022 –  ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a global restaurant technology company and provider of a unified commerce cloud platform for enterprise restaurants, today announced that Big Chicken has selected PAR’s Brink POS, Data Central Backoffice and PAR Pay for its food and beverage in-store technological requirements.  Big Chicken, the star-powered […]
  1. Corporate Strategy
Bed Bath & Beyond has replaced its CEO, the retailer announced Wednesday (June 29) in the wake of another disappointing earnings report. Sue Gove, an independent director on the company’s board and chair of its strategy committee, has been named interim chief executive of the household furnishings provider, replacing Mark Tritton, who is stepping down […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
If you are starting a retail business, attracting and retaining customers should be one of your top priorities. There are several things you can do to achieve this, including offering great customer service, providing a unique experience, and stocking high-quality products. Keep in mind that it takes time and effort to create a loyal customer […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Google hosted its annual Google Marketing Live event in late May, and as is the custom, announced many new advertising and e-commerce innovations. While each has its own potential benefits for retail advertisers, one in particular looks like a game-changer right off the bat: Showcase Your Loyalty Benefits and Attract New Members to Your Loyalty […]
  1. Data & Insights
Wayfair’s pandemic gains waning Wayfair remains the dominant pure player in the home category, with over two times the market share of its closest competitor, Bed Bath & Beyond. However, the retailer’s market share has dipped since the height of the pandemic, from over 30% in April 2020 to about 20% in April 2022.The online […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
  For retailers, relationship building is essential. Relationships build trust, which, in turn, drives sales.  In fact, 88% of consumers agree trust is an important factor in helping them decide which brands to buy. The good news? Investing in community retailing helps you build trust with your target buyers. It also helps retailers close more sales, generate word-of-mouth […]
  1. Media & Marketing
All brands have a story to tell…the compelling reason that they came to be, the inspiration that planted the seed…the aspiration that drives them forward. Branding Design is distilling that essence—that energy and inertia—into a tangible (and hopefully impressionable) statement about a company and its products. A logo brandmark and packaging are extensions of Branding […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
CHICAGO – H-E-B narrowly edged out Amazon and Amazon Fresh to qualify as the nation’s top-ranked eCommerce grocery retailer, according to the inaugural dunnhumby eCommerce Retailer Preference Index (RPI). In a comprehensive, nationwide study that examines the emerging $100 billion U.S. eCommerce grocery market, H-E-B narrowly edged out second-placed Amazon and third-placed Amazon Fresh in […]
  1. Shopper & Customer
Consumers are demanding more from their online shopping experiences, with rapid delivery and a wide range from a single retailer among their must-haves, according to a new report by digital… The post Consumers demanding more from online shopping, with many wanting brands to emulate Amazon Prime appeared first on Latest Retail Technology News From Across […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Where are you selling food today?  Just this month retailer after retailer seems to be experimenting with a new format, platform, delivery type, or menu item that ‘travels well’, according to Steven Johnson, Grocerant Guru® at Tacoma, WA based Foodservice Solutions®. These days, even the most regional restaurant chains are investing in new store prototypes […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Every year, consumers present new buying habits, particularly influenced by the surrounding social and technological norms. In particular, social media has been a major contributor to the change in consumer habits. For a company, it is impossible to ignore a presence on social media. These platforms are vital for businesses, regardless of their size.  Indeed, […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
The global pandemic sparked an evolution in the retail landscape that doesn’t show signs of stopping. Namely, there have been two obvious shifts among consumers: increased omnichannel shopping habits and decreased brand loyalty. Customers aren’t hesitating to find another retailer that gives them the shopping experience they desire, whether in-store or online. To keep up […]
  1. Data & Insights
Retailers are embracing new sources of revenue outside of the traditional retail model — from rethinking how to use their physical stores to monetizing their delivery networks to utilizing their customer data for revenue streams such as advertising. Large retailers such as Target, Kroger, and Walmart are cashing in on the shift away from third-party […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Economic factors are prompting multi-unit and growth-aspiring brands to consider a broader range of restaurant POS features as part of their purchase decision. by PAR Technology Unsurprisingly, restaurant owners and managers favor restaurant POS systems that offer ease of use, affordability, and reliability. Macroeconomic conditions and a variety of other factors have lifted new features […]
  1. Media & Marketing
Creating and publishing high-quality marketing content like catalogs, brochures, newsletters, magazines, and reports is the perfect way for businesses to build trust and loyalty, provide helpful information to customers, and entice new or returning customers to increase their purchasing. The only problem? Creating and printing high-quality, compelling content is expensive and often too cost-prohibitive to […]
  1. Technology & Innovation
Host Andrew McDougall and his guests track the trajectory of non-fungible tokens, or NFTs—the latest blockchain technology to capture attention—from both the consumer and brand perspective. While much of the noise right now is centred around celebrities and influencers launching their own projects, the technology could hold great value in how they encourage loyalty, display […]
  1. Channel: Drug
DEERFIELD, Ill. — To honor the service and sacrifices of Americans who served in the armed forces, Walgreens is offering a weekend Independence Day discount to all veterans, active duty military personnel and their immediate family members, including the families of those who lost their lives in service to their country. Beginning July 1 through […]

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Today in data, continued inflation and fears of a recession have contributed to a drop in the Consumer Confidence Index. Data $267.2B: Orders last month for manufactured durable goods, a sign that consumers were still spending despite inflation 98.7: The Consumer Confidence Index, down from 103.2 last month, and the lowest level since February 2021 43.2: Decline in […]
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This spring, we announced that iconic Fenway Park now offers Caper Counter’s AI-powered, contact-free checkout for fans in partnership with Aramark Sports + Entertainment. With the introduction of Caper Counter, baseball fans, concertgoers and more can now seamlessly access their favorite beverages and snacks – by simply placing items on the Counter where they are […]