Barclaycard And TouchBistro Partner To Streamline Payments

August 30, 2019 | UKTN

The credit arm of Barclays Bank, Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the UK’s credit and debit card transactions, has announced a new partnership with TouchBistro, a leading global iPad-based ePOS solution for restaurants and pubs. Through the partnership, Barclaycard’s payment solution will be integrated with TouchBistro, unlocking improved speed and accuracy of the bill-paying process for both restaurants and diners. TouchBistro is an award-winning iPad-based ePOS solution built to streamline and simplify all aspects of running a restaurant – from order taking, payment processing, menu management, sales tracking and reporting to staff scheduling.

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Barclaycard Partners With TouchBistro To Power Payments For Restaurant POS System

August 29, 2019 | Finextra

Barclaycard, which processes nearly half of the UK’s credit and debit card transactions, has announced a new partnership with TouchBistro, a leading global iPad-based POS solution for restaurants and pubs. Through the partnership, Barclaycard’s payment solution is now integrated with TouchBistro, unlocking improved speed and accuracy of the bill-paying process for both restaurants and diners. TouchBistro is an award-winning iPad-based POS solution built to streamline and simplify all aspects of running a restaurant – from order taking, payment processing, menu management, sales tracking and reporting, to staff scheduling and much more. Wait staff use TouchBistro to enter table-side or over-the-counter orders and send them directly to the bar or kitchen for preparation, while food pictures and allergen information are all available at the server’s fingertips.

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Barclaycard Teams Up With TouchBistro to Power Payments For Its ePOS Solution

August 29, 2019 | The Paypers

Barclaycard has signed and integration partnership with TouchBistro, a Canada-based iPad ePOS solution for restaurants and pubs. As per the agreement, Barclaycard’s payment solution is integrated with TouchBistro, streamlining the bill-paying process for restaurants and diners. TouchBistro is an iPad-based ePOS solution built to simplify all aspects of running a restaurant, from order taking, payment processing, menu management, sales tracking, and reporting, to staff scheduling and more. Barclaycard’s integration with TouchBistro for restaurants, cafes, bars, and pubs in the UK eliminates manual calculations and double entry. Payment values are automatically calculated in TouchBistro, including splits and gratuities, and are then processed by the payment terminal. New research from Barclaycard shows that 50% of consumers say that if wait staff were able to split the bill for them, it would improve their overall dining experience.

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Barclaycard Announces TouchBistro Tie Up

August 29, 2019 | Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Barclaycard ’s payment technology has been integrated with TouchBistro, whose EPoS offering currently powers over 16,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries. Wait staff use TouchBistro to enter table-side or over-the-counter orders and send them to the bar or kitchen for preparation, while food pictures and allergen information are also available. As a result of the Barclaycard integration, payment values will be automatically calculated in the offering, including splits and gratuities, and then processed by the payment terminal. Nicole Olbe, Managing Director of Partnerships at Barclaycard Payment Solutions, says: “We know that getting customer experience right is vital for a restaurant to build loyalty among its clientele. Our new agreement with TouchBistro will help hospitality outlets streamline their processes, thereby driving revenue and allowing wait staff to spend more time with their customers. In turn, this allows diners to benefit from an improved customer experience.”

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Barclaycard Partners TouchBistro To Streamline Payments At UK Eateries

August 29, 2019 | Verdict

Barclaycard has partnered with TouchBistro, a global iPad-based POS solution for restaurants, to streamline payments at the UK eateries. The collaboration will see Barclaycard’s payment solution being integrated with TouchBistro POS solution to drive efficiency and reduce human errors in bill payments. TouchBistro will automatically calculate payment values, eliminating manual calculations and double entries. Overall, it will streamline bill-paying process benefitting the restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs in the UK. Barclaycard Payment Solutions managing director of partnerships Nicole Olbe said: “We know that getting customer experience right is vital for a restaurant to build loyalty among its clientele. “Our new agreement with TouchBistro will help hospitality outlets streamline their processes, thereby driving revenue and allowing wait staff to spend more time with their customers. In turn, this allows diners to benefit from an improved customer experience.” TouchBistro system is designed to streamline and simplify all aspects of restaurant operations. The restaurant operator can manage order taking, payment processing, menu management as well as sales tracking and reporting with the solution.

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Merchant Payment Ecosystem Trends in 2019

January 30, 2019 | E-Commerce Nation

What are your predictions on 3 top challenges that will have the biggest impact on the merchant payment ecosystem in 2019?   

  • Payment processors and merchant acquirers will need to develop a strategy for the integration of the payment device with software vendors.
  • Payment processors and acquirers will start to view POS and software solution providers as a channel that can bring them customers and augment their sales.
  • The PayFac business model will start to appear in other markets besides just the United States.
  What trends do you think will drive B2C online payments in 2019?    Online ordering with food delivery services will continue to gain popularity.   What will be the key drivers of B2C mobile payments in 2019?    More and more stores will adopt the Apple Store model of eliminating checkout counters, allowing sales associates to take payments anywhere in the store on their mobile devices.   What trends do you think will have the biggest impact on in-store payments in 2019?   Same as above   COMPANY NEWS   TouchBistro does not disclose new products or features in advance of when they are announced.   OPEN API, INNOVATION & CX   How open APIs are changing merchant payments and services in Europe?     No single app is an island anymore. Interoperability between disparate systems is more and more expected, and published open APIs is the only way to achieve that, whether in Europe or anyplace else in the world.   SECURITY   Could you outline key trends that will define security and authentication in 2019?   Biometric authentication will be used by more systems to augment their security procedures.   ACQUIRING   What important are value-added services beyond payments in MPOS adoption and what are the opportunities for payment providers?    The ISO model is dying and being replaced by ISV. Value added software solutions integrated with payment are what will drive growth in the channel for the next year and beyond.

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MPE 2019 predictions by MPE speakers

January 30, 2019 | POSitivity Magazine

Our CEO, Alex Barrotti weighs in with his predictions for 2019 ahead of the 2019 Merchant Payment Ecosystems Awards taking place in Berlin from February 20-22nd.   Excerpt from page 18 of Issue 72.   What are your predictions on 3 top challenges that will have the biggest impact on the Merchant Payment Ecosystem in 2019?   Payment processors and merchant acquirers will need to develop a strategy for the integration of the payment device with software vendors.  Payment processors and acquirers will start to view POS and software solution providers as a channel that can bring them customers and augment their sales.  The PayFac business model will start to appear in other markets besides just the United States.   What trends do you think will drive B2C online payments in 2019?   Online ordering with food delivery services will continue to gain popularity.   What will be the key drivers of B2C mobile payments in 2019?   More and more stores will adopt the Apple Store model of eliminating checkout counters, allowing sales associates to take payments anywhere in the store on their mobile devices. How do see Open APIs are changing Merchant Payments and Services in Europe? No single app is an island anymore. Interoperability between disparate systems is more and more expected, and published open APIs is the only way to achieve that, whether in Europe or anyplace else in the world.   Could you outline key trends that will define security and authentication in 2019?   Biometric authentication will be used by more systems to augment their security procedures.   What’s next for Card Acquiring in 2019?   The ISO model is dying and being replaced by ISV. Value added software solutions integrated with payment are what will drive growth in the channel for the next year and beyond.

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Behind-the-scenes of the big Gordon Ramsay television shoot at Fetch Bistro

July 18, 2018 | Wichita Eagle

Ramsay installed a point-of-sale system by TouchBistro (the Busses had previously been using pen and paper to track their sales) and he pared the menu way down, adding several new dishes with a Ramsay touch. The crew also turned a bocce ball court next to the restaurant into a state-of–the-art dog park with turf. They also put in a photo booth where people and their pets could pose for snapshots together.

The changes Ramsay made have helped them already, Greg said, especially the point-of-sale system and the menu refinement.

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TouchBistro nears OMERS-led investment valuing startup at $200M

June 14, 2018

TouchBistro Inc., a Toronto-based startup that provides restaurants with specialized point-of-sale software, is close to raising an additional $70 million in a new financing round, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The new financing deal values TouchBistro at about $200 million and is led by OMERS Ventures, the venture-capital arm of the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System pension fund, the sources told BNN Bloomberg. “For a startup that’s leading the market in point-of-sale and on the [iTunes] app store, this financing is a big deal,” one of the sources said in an interview. “For someone like OMERS to put money in, it legitimizes the company.”

Following Are Some Of The Best POS Software Exclusive For The iPad

April 4, 2018 | Fooyoh

TouchBistro is a software that just not caters to the aspect of POS but can also be used to manage the orders of various tables on the same floor. It can be used for making mobile payments, creating menus, schedule the staff and also manage the inventory right from your iPad.

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