drive-thru

Panera Taps CarPlay to Bring Drive-Thru Ordering Into the Car
Panera Taps CarPlay to Bring Drive-Thru Ordering Into the Car
September 06, 2022  |  Restaurant innovation

Fast-casual chain Panera Bread, which has more than 2,100 bakery-cafes in the United States and Canada, is looking to drive digital orders by extending drive-thru...

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Restaurant Roundup: Brands Add Drive-Thru Lanes, Robotics
Restaurant Roundup: Brands Add Drive-Thru Lanes, Robotics
June 24, 2022  |  Restaurant Roundup

Since the start of the pandemic, a range of different brands have been adding drive-thru lanes, noting elevated demand for the ordering channel. Now, fast-casual...

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Chick-fil-A Joins in on Efficiency-Boosting Mobile Order Drive-Thru Lane Trend
Chick-fil-A Joins in on Efficiency-Boosting Mobile Order Drive-Thru Lane Trend
June 22, 2022  |  ResTech

As restaurants look to boost the efficiency of their drive-thru lanes with digital technologies, Chick-fil-A has taken inspiration from competitors with its new test of...

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New Ordering Technology Extends the Drive-Thru Beyond the Lane
New Ordering Technology Extends the Drive-Thru Beyond the Lane
December 21, 2021  |  ResTech

New technology is bringing the drive-thru order wherever consumers’ cars may be. On Dec. 16, BurgerFi, a North Palm Beach, Florida-based fast-casual chain with around...

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Quick-Service Restaurants Aim to Bring the ‘Quick’ Back to the Drive-Thru
Quick-Service Restaurants Aim to Bring the ‘Quick’ Back to the Drive-Thru
December 02, 2021  |  Restaurant innovation

With the need for speed superseding other considerations for many restaurant customers, brands are making compromises to boost their throughput. At Morgan Stanley’s Global Consumer...

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Taco Bell Parent to Develop Digitally Integrated Restaurant Formats Across Brands
Taco Bell Parent to Develop Digitally Integrated Restaurant Formats Across Brands
October 28, 2021  |  Restaurant innovation

After months of rapid innovation with Taco Bell store designs, the restaurant’s parent company, Yum! Brands, is looking to bring a similar approach to its...

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Restaurants Move Toward More Automated, Personalized Drive-Thrus
Restaurants Move Toward More Automated, Personalized Drive-Thrus
October 28, 2021  |  Restaurant innovation

In the race to create the drive-thru of the future, McDonald’s just pulled ahead. The company announced on Wednesday (Oct. 27) that it is partnering...

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Noodles & Company Finds Omnichannel Approach Boosts Top Line Results
Noodles & Company Finds Omnichannel Approach Boosts Top Line Results
July 13, 2021  |  Restaurant innovation

The pandemic may be easing, but a recent PYMNTS report in collaboration with Paytronix found 92 percent of vaccinated consumers said they plan to stick with...

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Restaurants Race To Offer Most Efficient AI Drive-Thru Experience
Restaurants Race To Offer Most Efficient AI Drive-Thru Experience
June 14, 2021  |  ResTech

The automated drive-thru competition is heating up. McDonald’s recently revealed that it is trying out automated order-taking technologies at 10 drive-thru restaurants in Chicago. Customers...

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