11-16-17: Fast-Casual Cafe Upgrades Customer Experience Tech, Cognitive IT for Hotels, Wine Producer Selects Georgia FinTech, Plus Green Spork in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
|National Clean Out Your Fridge Day||November 15|
|National Fast Food Day||November 16|
|National Baklava Day||November 17|
|National Apple Cider Day||November 18|
|National Macchiato Day||November 19|
Food Holidays Courtesy of Foodimentary
Atlanta-based Tropical Smoothie Cafe is serving up enhanced customer experience through new digital innovations. The leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced the launch of its updated mobile app and reinvigorated loyalty program. Coupled with the newly designed website, these advancements were developed to enhance the overall digital and dine-in cafe experience through added convenience for guests while providing a cohesive platform that fosters engagement among consumers.
IHG was awarded with the TAG Product Launch of the Year award for their ServiceNow IT platform, which recently integrated IPSoft’s cognitive virtual agent Amelia to improve quality of service for its reservation engine and property management system.
Bitan Wine Group, the largest supermarket retailer in Israel and one of its largest wine distributors, will introduce NCR’s FastLane SelfServ™ Checkouts to its Mediterranean markets.
Emerson, with electronics and controls headquarters in Kennesaw, Georgia, designed and built the motor, compressor and controls for the Challenge Dairy Products truck refrigeration system, the first solar-powered refrigerated truck.
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THE CHECKOUT: Green Spork
Green Spork, based in Atlanta, Georgia, allows users to create customized meal plans that intelligently pair recipes to reduce leftover perishable ingredients. This means shorter shopping lists, less food waste, and fresh healthy meals.
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