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3 Ways Food Service Operators Can Win More Campus Contracts

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The process of attracting new clients in any business is a tough and lengthy process, especially when the contracts stretch over a long period of time. There are multiple stakeholders and procedures that require close attention. When it comes to campus food service contracts, this can be even more difficult as food services play a …

The Benefits of Ditching Cash

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A recent WSJ article entitled “Why your business should ditch cash?” detailed the trend towards card and mobile payments by businesses. Tech has enabled the cashless economy by making it easy for companies big and small to make the move. Here are some highlights from the piece. Cashless businesses might face less crime “After his business …

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 …

Lucova brings mobile food ordering to more campuses via partnership with Creative Dining

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Lucova’s latest partnership with Creative Dining Services, a highly regarded hospitality and food management company in the US, named in 2015 as a Top 50 contract company by Food Management, expands its campus mobile food ordering solutions across to even more North American higher education institutions. Lucova is the only provider of end-to-end, white label mobile food ordering …

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: …

How Data Mining Can Help Campus Students

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CR80 News’ recent post regarding the data mining of the campus card system highlights the values it can provide to students through better understanding how they interact with campus services and their business operations. “It can also help to identify potentially at-risk students through attendance, access control or transaction trends.” Fred Emery, Director of Sales at …

The Shift To a Cash-Free Environment

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When it comes to the quick service restaurant industry, the biggest pain point for customers is long lines. Rush periods like lunch can have you waiting to pay, for most of the available time you might have to grab a bite before heading back to work or class. Precious time that could be spent on socializing, running …

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 …

How Bots Will Take Over Business

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The best kind of customer service is one that’s customized to each individual, based on their unique needs and preferences. Unfortunately, companies generally haven’t had the resources or capability to speak to every single one of their customers in real-time – resorting to generic means of communication (like FAQs) to address commonly asked questions. Enter bots, …