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The Benefits of Building Platform Technologies

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Quartz recently published an article entitled “Silicon Valley’s Fastest Growing Companies Succeed Because They Aren’t Focused On Selling“, which discusses the evident success of platform based technology companies who perform well by providing solutions that are open, inclusive and consist of a strategic focus. These types of companies include Google, Amazon, Uber, AirBnB and eBay where the emphasis …

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 …

The Trend Towards Branded Mobile Payment Programs

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As 2015 wraps up, we’re seeing increasing examples of some of our trend predictions materializing. More and more, major retailers are going down the path of creating their very own mobile payments platforms. Two of the biggest examples as of late include Wal Mart and Target. This doesn’t come as a surprise, as this approach …

The Futuristic Society We Saw in Movies is Happening Now

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The notion of the futuristic society we’ve long wondered about, while watching movies like Back to the Future and Bladerunner, seems like it’s just around the corner, when in reality we’re already well into “the future.”   Walking up and down the streets in 2015 is drastically different than it was 10 years ago. Sure, …

Can Brands Build Loyal Customers Through Mobile Technology?

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Lucova’s mobile technology was recently discussed by PYMNTS.com, a leading publication on payments and commerce, where our CEO shared the following: “Retailers are aware of the huge potential to unlock sales through an effective in-store mobile program,” Amit Jhas, CEO of Lucova, told PYMNTS. “However, integration issues with existing infrastructure, coupled with a gap in …

“Pay With Your Selfie” A Hit With Campus Students

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Creating a loyal customer base is an important goal for merchants, since it is far more costly to acquire new customers than it is to retain existing ones. As a result of their love for convenience and technology,  campus students can become some of the most loyal customers for brands. Adapting to their high mobile …