Media Coverage

Protecting Customer Data at Restaurants

November 29, 2017 | RestoBiz

“When we swipe a card, tap, or use the pin, the information is exchanged securely and directly with the credit card processor,” explains Alex Barrotti, CEO of TouchBistro. “All we ever get back is a simple ‘declined’ message or an authorization number. We don’t have the ability to store any personal or confidential information, which makes us PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant. We don’t even see that information.”

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Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Winners Achieve Strong Growth In a Challenging Labour Market

November 9, 2017 | Deloitte

TouchBistro ranked #27 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 50.  The Technology Fast 50 program recognizes Canadian technology companies for their entrepreneurial spirit, innovation, rapid revenue growth, and world-class achievements. This year, the Fast 50 winners achieved an average four-year growth rate of 4,625 per cent, which represents a 74 per cent increase from 2016.

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Self-Serve Kiosks Help a Startup Introduce Its Menu

October 23, 2017 | Kiosk Marketplace Magazine

In selecting a kiosk provider, "We looked for an intuitive and simple interface," she said. She selected TouchBistro, which provides iPad point-of-sale technology for restaurants. She gives the company high marks for customer service.

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TouchBistro: 45% of Diners Regularly Check Online Reviews Before Eating at a New Restaurant

October 19, 2017 | Hospitality Technology Magazine

The “How Diners Choose Restaurants” study released today from TouchBistro finds that the majority of restaurant goers (65%) surveyed say that food cravings have the biggest impact on their restaurant choice.

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Restaurant Goers Influenced by Online Reviews While Traditional Marketing is Still Highly Effective

October 18, 2017 | RestoBiz

The “How Diners Choose Restaurants” study released on October 18 from TouchBistro finds that the majority of restaurant goers (65 per cent) surveyed say that food cravings have the biggest impact on their restaurant choice.

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Kiosks Drive Add-On Orders for French Fast Casual

October 5, 2017 | Fast Casual

Colleen Caulliez Wagner didn't need to be sold on the benefits of self-order kiosks when she decided to open a restaurant specializing in French street food.  About 78 percent of the orders come from the iPads made by the POS company, TouchBistro.

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Kiosks Drive Add-On Orders for French Street Food Startup

October 4, 2017 | Kiosk Marketplace Magazine

Open four months now, Léa French Street Food in Oak Park, Illinois, near Chicago, is off to a promising start. Wagner thinks the two self-order iPad kiosks have already won favor with customers — 78 percent of the orders are made with the kiosks. The kiosks from TouchBistro enable customized orders, delivering higher tickets.

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How to Make Your Restaurant an Instagram Sensation

September 15, 2017 | FSR Magazine

All it takes is a touch of sunshine, some funky decor, and a beautifully presented dish, and you’ve got yourself an image that will make mouths water and imaginations swoon. But do you have the audience?

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Tabletop POS On the Menu

September 1, 2017 | Digital Transactions

TouchBistro just introduced a kiosk device to enable consumers to order for themselves, he says. “We discovered the average check size was higher than when ordering from an attendant,” says Alex Barotti, CEO of TouchBistro of tests made with the device. “It turns out the fundamental issue is you don’t have line anxiety.”

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Stage is Set for Canadian B2B Firms to Scale Up, Former Dragon Bruce Croxon Says

August 29, 2017 | IT Business

Canada’s tech ecosystem is experiencing something of a resurgence in 2017, with few sectors illustrating its recent success better than the business-to-business (B2B) software firms who received funding from former Dragon’s Den investor Bruce Croxon’s Round13 Capital earlier this month.

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