10-12-17: Convenience Chain Deploys Smart Logistics Tech, Data Moves Needle for Chicken Franchise, Plus FitGenie in the Checkout!
FOOD DAZE: Events to Attend | Dates to Celebrate
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|National Angel Food Cake Day||October 10|
|National Sausage Pizza Day||October 11|
|National Gumbo Day||October 12|
|National Peanut Festival||October 13|
|National Dessert Day||October 14|
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Atlanta-based companies USA Technologies and Gimme Vending partner with Berkshire Food, Inc., a convenience franchise based in Connecticut. USA Technologies will deploy its ePort® connect platform for cashless payments in Berkshire’s vending, coffee shops, micro-markets, and direct payments. Berkshire will also leverage Gimme Vending’s wireless DEX and inventory management for better sales, inventory and service data.
How does Chick-fil-A, creator of the original chicken sandwich, open 100 new locations a year? The franchise leverages predictive analytics to optimize site selection.
Leading provider of mobile parking solutions, Parkmobile, LLC, has extended its mobile parking reservation service to web-based application. Users, owners & operators may now find, reserve, and pay for on and off-street parking in over 2,000 locations, including major arena Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Mobile devices are serving a high-tech experience in casual dining: Popular Atlanta eatery Do, which allows customers to place orders through iPads, will reopen at a new location close to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
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THE CHECKOUT: FitGenie
FitGenie is a mobile app that leverages machine learning and personal preferences to tailor nutrition to your tangible fitness goals.
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