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Pre-Paid Dining

Making dining experiences convenient, consumers turn to pre-paying apps

Implications - Seeking to reduce the stress that comes with settling bills, particularly with large groups, consumers are turning to more streamlined payment options. Adding efficiency to the payment process, retailers are offering apps that allow for methods of advanced payment, allowing consumers to savor experiences without the impending stress of monetary transactions.
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Drink Pre-Ordering Apps
Drink Pre-Ordering Apps
Starbucks' Mobile App Will Soon Let You Order and Pay in Advance
An upcoming update to the Starbucks mobile app will soon have java addicts around the world rejoicing. If you’re someone who gets jittery just waiting around in line, you’ll be pleased... MORE
Pre-Flight Meal Apps
Pre-Flight Meal Apps
The 'AirGrub' App Lets Travelers Buy Airport Food with Pre-Order Food App
Traveling can be stressful for most people, but ‘AirGrub’ saves people from having to locate a last-minute meal with its pre-order food app. AirGrub is a quick and simple solution to... MORE
Convenient Ordering Apps
Convenient Ordering Apps
This Food Ritual App Will Have Your Order Waiting For You to Pick Up
People who are creatures of habit and eat at the same place everyday will certainly be able to get behind this food ritual app. Described as “the fast lane for urban professionals,”... MORE
Digital Pizza Payments
Digital Pizza Payments
Domino’s Pizza’s Ordering App is Now Accepting Google Wallet Payments
It’s a pizza-loving geek’s dream come true—Domino’s Pizza customers in the US who have Android devices can now pay for online orders using the Google Wallet mobile payment system. Google... MORE
Restaurant Pre-Order Apps
Restaurant Pre-Order Apps
The Settle Restaurant Payment App Lets You Pre-Order and Pre-Pay
A Ukrainian company has come up with a restaurant payment app, dubbed Settle, that aims to minimize the time customers spend waiting in line in restaurants and eateries. The app allows customers to... MORE
Pre-Ordering Sandwich Apps
Pre-Ordering Sandwich Apps
This New App from Subway Allows Users to Remotely Order Sandwiches
Subway has teamed up with PayPal to create a new pre-ordering sandwich app. The app will allow consumers to order their meal from a smartphone and with the addition of PayPal, each consumer can pay... MORE

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