The Hidden Costs of Cash for Merchants

Tal VinnikOrdering & Point of Sale

Close up photo of $5 bill with Abraham Lincoln's face.

Merchants consistently perceive cash to be the cheapest form of payment, thinking it has lower costs for them than debit, credit or mobile payments. And while accepting cash may be cheaper than credit cards for merchants, it’s often debit cards that have the least costs. In fact, the average cost of cash is over 10 percent of a transaction in … Read More

[Podcast] The Key Ingredient in QSR & Fast Casual Technology

Tal VinnikDigital Transformation, Ordering & Point of Sale, Restaurants

The race to keep up with consumers’ expanding tech appetites is on. In our latest Restaurant Readiness Index, a survey of thousands of QSR and fast casual restaurant consumers, we found out just how big those appetites are. 40 percent of recent visitors to Arby’s, for example, reported using self-service kiosks to order and 62 percent of all those surveyed … Read More

BC Place Drives Concession Sales with App-Free Mobile Ordering

Tal VinnikDigital Transformation, Ordering & Point of Sale, Sports

BC Place Mobile Ordering Card

Ready, BC Place, Centerplate and Bypass have joined forces to create all-new in-seat ordering that’s more seamless than ever before. When fans don’t want to miss any of the action at your venue, ordering from their seat at a venue and having food brought to you is an easy sell, especially when concessions lines stretch into the distance. But in-seat … Read More

Are Self-Service Kiosks Right for You?

Tal VinnikDigital Transformation, Ordering & Point of Sale

“Are fast food workers becoming obsolete?” “Are self-service kiosks changing customer behavior?” “Are self-service kiosks isolating us from human interaction?” Self-service kiosks have prompted many broad questions about the industry, the economics of the retail and restaurant industries, and even human behavior—but for restauranteurs, they care about this specific question: are they right for me, my workers and my customers? … Read More

Mastercard MLB All-Star Game Ad on Processing Speed (powered by Bypass)

Markus BeebyNews, Ordering & Point of Sale, Sports

When A-Rod and Big Papi face off on transaction speed, they do it with the fastest hardware/software in the land… This fun clip from last week’s MLB All-Star game featured baseball legends Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz in an Mastercard NFC showdown to see who could get more orders processed with their contactless Mastercard. Shot at Nationals Park, the clip … Read More