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When Automation Makes Sense

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Automation, and the removal of human interaction, doesn’t make sense for every sector as we previously discussed. But there are instances where its application has benefits. Zume Pizza, a one-year-old pizza chain startup, seems to be such a case. According to The Hustle, Zume Pizza wants to make the world’s most profitable pizza through robotics …

5 Reasons Why Students Dropout Of College

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Colleges and Universities depend on a healthy volume of student enrolment and retention to remain competitive. They provide extra amenities, throw the best frosh week parties, and hire the best teachers for their respective programs. But sometimes, that isn’t enough. Here are 5 main reasons why a student might make the ultimate decision to dropout: …

Lucova acquires FIIT point-of-sale and inspires how staff, students and mobile technology can interact on campus

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Official Press Release Toronto, Ontario – Lucova Inc. today announced the acquisition of FIIT from One Fit LLC, a new generation point-of-sale (POS) system complementing its existing software solutions, to enable experience commerce in-store – helping brands differentiate with compelling experiences delivered through personalization. Designed for mobile first and customizable to industries, FIIT has already …

Here’s What Students Want From Their Campus’ Digital Strategy

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A study conducted in March and April of 2016 and published by CR80News shows that students expect more from their campus’ digital strategy. Here are some key results from the study: 41% of respondents would be more likely to recommend their university to others if its digital interaction with students was stronger. 87% of respondents …

Campus Food Service Providers Are Under Pressure To Meet Students’ Needs

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A major university in Canada recently announced that they’ve decided to end their contract with a food service provider at their biggest location, and instead operate independently. The school indicates that this was a decision called upon by its student body resulting from their increasing frustration with their current services. Some of the key challenges they …

In-App Marketing Is A Great Way To Engage Students On Campus

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Engaging customers regularly, in a meaningful and relevant way is important for keeping your brand on top of mind with them. In the past, there were limited options for reaching them. Direct mail, signs, TV and Radio were the main channels not too long ago. Now, on top of those items, brands have e-mail, various …

4 Major Food Service Pain Points Faced By Campus Students

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Campus dining is a whole industry in itself and both campuses and food service operators are heavily focused on ensuring that students enjoy their dining experience. For students who are living away from home for the first time in their lives, their food experience plays a huge role in helping them feel at home in …

Lucova Brings Mobile Order & Pay to Campuses Across North America

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TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lucova Inc. has partnered with major food service providers in the market, to help campuses across North America deliver a mobile friendly dining experience for students. Through Lucova Campus, a Bluetooth powered mobile application and marketing platform, specifically designed for the higher education segment, students benefit from speed, convenience and personalization all under one …

Mobile Order and Pay A Perfect Fit For Campus Students

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Mobile order and pay is all the rage these days in the food industry, and it’s increasingly becoming a standard service that customers expect, rather than an added benefit companies provide to differentiate. The service benefits customers and staff alike. Customers hate waiting in long lines and dealing with all the frustrations that come with …