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Foodtastic Implements GivexPOS & CWS Across All Brands

Posted by Darius Sokal
According to Foodtastic/Second Cup Canada vice president Tom Hogan, the existing point-of-sale (POS) technology that most of his company’s brands were using was just not up to the job.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards, News, analytics, GIVX

COVID-19 Retail and Hospitality Trends Shaping Tomorrow

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The retail and hospitality business owners are well aware of the challenges that the past years have had, and it's time to focus on the incredible adaptability they have shown. To seize a new opportunity presented by consumer behavior and shifting operations online is no easy task.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards

Get Your Ecommerce Up and Running Before St. Patrick’s Day

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
This year, St. Patrick's lands on Wednesday, March 17th. Traditionally the holiday is spent meeting up with your friends, attending parades, or going to bars to celebrate. However, this year over 55% of US adults confirmed that they would be avoiding gathering this year due to the pandemic. A third have confirmed that they will be celebrating the day at home with a special dinner. According to NRF and Prosper Insights & Analytics, it's predicted that the average spend will be $40.77, for a..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, online ordering

9 Ways to Make Valentine’s Day Special in 2021

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Even with COVID-19 causing unexpected changes to the usual Valentine's Day plan, there are plenty of creative and cost-efficient ways your restaurant can perform to make the occasion special for your customers. If you are afraid that many will skip the occasion, think again. 52% of US adults plan to celebrate Valentine's day this year, and nearly 73% of consumers celebrating Valentine's Day state that it is essential to do so given the pandemic's current state.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards, online ordering

Restaurant Tips to Get Ready for Super Bowl Weekend

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The 55th Super Bowl will be played on Sunday, February 7th, 2021, in Tampa, Florida. With the ongoing impact of COVID-19, it's no surprise that this year's Super Bowl will look a little different. Typically, friends would gather at someone’s home or go to a bar to watch the game, but unfortunately, that won't be the case this year. Although restaurants and bars will not be jam-packed and refusing customers due to their limited seating, they will be able to serve as many guests as they please..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Delivery Service

The Ultimate Restaurant Holiday Tech Guide

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Running a restaurant in 2020 has been a challenge, but it doesn't need to stay that way in 2021. Here is a rundown of the ultimate technology that we recommend restaurants implement to have a successful 2021.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards, News

4 Ways to Boost your Restaurant Sales During the Holiday..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Christmas gets closer and closer, and with COVID throwing curveballs every month, it can be challenging for restaurants to stay afloat. For this holiday season, let's bring the magic back by driving traffic to your restaurant. Each year we find ourselves refusing guests due to being overbooked, but now, with delivery services and pick-up as an option, the restaurant can launch a new strategy for the year's busiest time. Here are four ways restaurants can boost their sales this holiday season.
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards, Delivery Service, online ordering

Black Friday Shopping During a Pandemic

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The biggest shopping season, Black Friday, is getting a pandemic makeover. This year, many major retailers are starting their sales earlier and ending them later. Traditionally, Black Friday this year would begin on November 27th and last till Cyber Monday, although due to the pandemic, retailers are forced to adjust things to adapt to the new normal. Companies are looking for ways to avoid large gatherings at stores on Friday after U.S. Thanksgiving by providing more buying, pickup, and..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards

Costa Coffee Launches Online Promotion using Givex - ‘Free..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
LONDON, UK – A special treat for all coffee lovers! Costa Coffee has launched a new promotion enabling you to get more of what you love from every gift card. From 19th October until 2nd November 2020, whenever you buy a £20 Costa Coffee gift card online, it will come with a £5 bonus.
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Topics: Loyalty, News