QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 10, October 2013, Posted On: 9/10/2013


McDonald's Tests Mobile Payment App


by Staff Reporter
TAGS: cashless vending, mobile payments, McDonald's mobile payment app, McDonald's Corp., food service tech

OAK BROOK, IL -- McDonald's customers in two U.S. cities can now use their smartphones to order and pay for Big Macs and fries. The fast-food giant is reportedly testing a mobile payment application in Salt Lake City, UT, and in Austin, TX.

Once customers place their orders using their cellphones, they can pick them up in restaurants, curbside or at drive-thru windows. The app also includes customer-engagement solutions like targeted promotions and a mobile-loyalty system.

In 2011, McDonald's Corp. introduced a mobile phone app the lets U.S. customers locate restaurants and view nutrition information.

Incidentally, Salt Lake City and Austin were also the test markets the Isis mobile wallet, which is gearing up for a nationwide launch. | READ MORE


Topic: Vending Features

Articles:
  • Technology, Novel Styles And Sizes Enhance Visual Appeal Of 2016's Vending Machines
  • Fitbit Acquires Coin's Wearable Payment Assets; Popular Smart Watches Could Double As Mobile Wallets
  • Interstate United Corp. Founder Donn Chappellet Dies At 84
  • USI's Jim Chico, Gold Medalist Amanda Katchka And Celebrity Trainer Sarah Kusch Join Grow Healthy Vending Advisory Board
  • Apriva Completes Additional EMV Certifications For iOS And Android

Copyright © 2016 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570