MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Punchh, (www.punchh.com), the premier provider of mobile loyalty and CRM technologies for the restaurant industry, today announced an agreement with NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies have integrated the Punchh platform with the NCR Aloha POS, with opportunities to extend the integration to other NCR Hospitality POS solutions in the future.
“Our Agreement with NCR allows us to deliver a world-class technology solution which will greatly improve the experience for our customers and their guests,” said Vic Mahadevan, CEO of Punchh. “We are thrilled to partner with the industry-leading NCR platform to help drive guest engagement for restaurant operators and more importantly, provide them with the analytical tools and insights they need to grow their business.”
The Punchh Platform provides restaurants with the ability to engage guests outside the walls of their restaurant in a fun and meaningful way. Using gamification, social media, and the ability to deliver creative loyalty programs, Punchh not only engages consumers, but also provides intuitive and powerful analytics to ensure programs are delivering or exceeding the expected returns.
Using the power of social networking, the Punchh-powered apps encourage customers to refer their friends to the brand and can reward them for that loyalty. This powerful referral tracking tool helps restaurants better understand the full network value of the brands’ biggest advocates.
“Mobile consumer engagement provides new and powerful opportunities for restaurants to grow their businesses. By integrating the Aloha POS into a broader ecosystem of products and capabilities, we continuously seek to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers”, said Don Zimmerman, former CIO of Wendy’s and Arby’s and now CTO of NCR Hospitality. “We welcome Punchh into the Cloud Connect Partner community and extending more options to the industry.”
The integrated Punchh solution with the Aloha POS is currently deployed across a number of different restaurant brands. For more information about Punchh and its leading mobile loyalty and insights platform, visit www.punchh.com.
Punchh, the restaurant industry's leading mobile loyalty and actionable insights platform, delivers the industry's most comprehensive mobile engagement suite built atop of its enterprise-class CRM marketing software. Based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Punchh helps brands drive consumer engagement through private-label mobile apps which deliver loyalty, gift cards, gaming/sweepstakes, surveys, social referrals and reviews. The Punchh Platform also tightly integrates with 3rd party systems including POS and Digital Ordering. The Punchh turn-key solution helps operators get to know their guests with actionable insights by housing various data sets within a single platform, and enabling them to communicate on a 1:1 basis in real time. Representative clients include Arby's, FOCUS Brands, (Schlotzsky's, Moe's Southwest Grill,) Rita's Italian Ice, CiCi's Pizza, TGIF, Texas DQ, Capriotti's, and Cafe Rio. For more information, please visit www.punchh.com.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction
technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into
exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of
services, NCR enables more than 550 million transactions daily across
retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and
small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make
your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia with
over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a
trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.
The company encourages investors to visit its web site at www.ncr.com
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