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Bruno Winkelmann

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6 Variables to Consider When Implementing an Ordering Kiosk

The adoption of self-ordering kiosks is happening in many restaurants around the globe, and customers enjoy its benefits. The technology helps one big issue casual restaurants and QSRs have: long lines. Studies have shown that if there’s a line to order with more than 5 people, 57% of all customers will leave the line and look for another place to eat. 57%!!! This means that there’s a high possibility of every time there’s a waiting line in your restaurant, half of customers will choose one of..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Tableside Ordering

Food delivery: should I outsource or go in-house?

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
A customer calls you asking if your restaurant delivers. You say no. Next day, another customer calls asking the same question and, again, you say “no, we don’t do that”. A couple of weeks pass by, and you have noticed that your restaurant has been receiving a couple of calls daily, most of them asking about delivery. Suddenly, these calls stop. You feel relieved because they had been interrupting your staff while organizing the establishment, serving customers, and receiving supplies.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards, Tableside Ordering

How cryptocurrencies can change the payment industry

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
For a long time, all cryptocurrencies were low-key, and the news outlets were just trying to understand what was going on with this new trend and how it would change the way we consume products. But, after the crypto market capitalization skyrocketed last year from $30B in April to $640B in December (a 2100% increase), everyone went crazy. With Bitcoin (BTC) taking the lead, accounting for more than 51% of the entire cryptocurrency market, we saw a lot of people buying in, businesses accepting..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Tableside Ordering

Givex® Partners with FutureTix to Create the Next Evolution..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
TORONTO, Ont. – Givex®, the cloud-based customer engagement solution that streamlines end-to-end business operations, has partnered with FutureTix, a leader in the ticketing space that delivers strategic insight to venues and presenters. The partnership enhances Givex’s market-leading technology Uptix™, the ticketing solution that transforms a traditional live entertainment ticket into an interactive mobile platform, providing event managers with new insights into their customer base and the..
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Topics: News, Event Ticketing

Tips to Boost your Valentine's Day Sales

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Nowadays, besides giving gifts to significant others only, we also include our family members and close friends in Valentine's Day, turning this holiday into one of the most celebrated times of the year as well as one of the biggest spending days. At the top of the chart, North Americans are the ones going full speed towards this day. Expected to spend over $19 billion in 2018, American shoppers are craving different ideas, scavenging the web and malls for great promotions to make this one of..
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards

3 TOP TRENDS RETAILERS SHOULD FOCUS ON IN 2018

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Do you happen to manage a busy coffee shop; work at a candy shop; or maybe own a bakery? For all of you in the retail industry, knowing what to expect for the coming year can put you waaaaay ahead of the competition. To give you a smooth jump-start, we highlighted the 3 TOP TRENDS industry specialists say you should include into your business’s strategy to improve on last year’s performance.
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Topics: Point of Sale

Why should you avoid legacy POS systems?

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Nowadays, information is everything. No matter what type of business or industry you are into, you must protect that competitive advantage which is making your business thrive. But, since the entire world is sharing data as never before, how can you protect your customers’ database from external threats?
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Topics: Point of Sale

Phillies Use Loaded Tickets on Uptix Mobile Ticketing..

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
DALLAS, TX – Givex®, the global cloud-based customer engagement solution that encompasses leading loyalty and gift card solutions, will expand its functionality with the Philadelphia Phillies and Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 2018 season to build on successful fan engagement events held during the 2017 season. The announcement continues the Phillies’ five-year relationship with Givex’s Uptix mobile ticketing platform, which provides stored value that can be sent directly to fans on their..
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Topics: News, Event Ticketing