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18 QSR Payment Innovations

From Quick Cashless Restaurants to Mobile Coffee Rewards

— January 11, 2016 — Business
These QSR payment innovations range from quick cashless restaurants to mobile coffee rewards that can be collected via one's smartphone or tablet. In addition to QSR businesses like Taco Bell and Starbucks, other standouts in the realm of convenient payment include home improvement retailer Canadian Tire -- the store's paperless loyalty app lets patrons collect points and access perks with every dollar spent.

Other notable examples include MasterCard's clever payment apparel concept that transforms a sleek and stylish jacket into a cashless purchasing tool. Additionally, niche examples like a P.A.Y.F (pay as you feel) cafe offer expired food items to patrons for a considerable discount. While expired products are often deemed inedible, they do not always mean that food has spoiled. This particular restaurant concept fights food waste while appealing to budget-conscious consumers.

Lastly, QSR payment innovations like cash-free smartwatch apps and biometric credit cards can be accessed by a simple tap of the wrist or by a user's unique fingerprint.
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QSR Stored-Value Cards
QSR Stored-Value Cards
McDonald's Taiwan is Launching Cards and a Points System
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Biometric Lunch Payments
Biometric Lunch Payments
A Pennsylvania School Offers Free Lunches in Exchange for Fingerprints
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Fast Food Payment Platforms
Fast Food Payment Platforms
This Fast Food Chain Will Begin Accepting Mobile Payment Options
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Cashless Drink Payments
Cashless Drink Payments
This App Provides a Seamless Way for Consumers to Purchase a Drink
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Fast Food Mobile Ordering
Fast Food Mobile Ordering
McDonald's Mobile Ordering Will Be Available in Its US Restaurants
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Mobile Restaurant Payments
Mobile Restaurant Payments
TouchBistro is Bringing Apple Pay Solutions to Restaurants
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Concession Stand Order Apps
Concession Stand Order Apps
Qkr! by MasterCard is an App-Based Ordering and Payments Platform
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NFC Food Payments
NFC Food Payments
Flypay Uses an App and a NFC/QR Sticker to Simplify Restaurant Payments
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Quick Cashless Restaurants
Quick Cashless Restaurants
Restaurant Chain Wagamama Incorporates a Quicker Way to Eat and Pay
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Pizza Loyalty Programs
Pizza Loyalty Programs
Pizza Hut's 'Hut Rewards' Delivers Customers Dollar-for-Dollar Rewards
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Mobile Food Payment Services
Mobile Food Payment Services
The OpenTable App Now Offers Wireless Payment for Android Users
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On-Demand Fast Food Deliveries
On-Demand Fast Food Deliveries
UberEATS is Now Offering a McDonald's Delivery Service
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Gamified Rewards Programs
Gamified Rewards Programs
Taco Bell's New Consumer Loyalty Program Will Operate as a Game
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Mobile Fast Food Drive-Thrus
Mobile Fast Food Drive-Thrus
McDonald's Dia Drive is a Roving "Drive-Thruck" on Wheels
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Payment-Making Apparel
Payment-Making Apparel
Adam Selman is Using Clothes and Accessories to Allow For Wearable Payment
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Touchless Payment Programs
Touchless Payment Programs
This New MasterCard Program Uses Contactless Payment Terminals
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Biometric Store Payments
Biometric Store Payments
This Chinese Grocery Store Features a Unique 'Face Pay' System
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Burger-Dispensing ATMs
Burger-Dispensing ATMs
The 'Big Mac ATM' Offers a New Way to Order a McDonald's Burger
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