Technology

Wake up call: the public is now more aware than ever about the dangers of plastic straws

How pubs can take advantage of biodegradable straws

By Georgina Townshend

As more pubs are taking the plunge and ejecting plastic straws from their bars, The Morning Advertiser talks to two major suppliers of biodegradable straws to find out more about the greener alternatives available on the market.

Full of beans: Why a great cup of coffee will keep customers happy

Cup and away: How to choose the right coffee machine for your pub

By Georgina Townshend

As the popularity of coffee shows no signs of abating, customers expect to get a high-quality beverage wherever they go – including pubs. The Morning Advertiser (MA) looks at the machines that can help you deliver what your customers want.

Centralised source: Ei Group will work with Yext in order to provide accurate, up-to-date public information about pubs in its portfolio

Ei Group partners with Yext to manage online portfolio information

By Stuart Stone

Ei Group has collaborated with digital knowledge management provider Yext in order to maximise the visibility of its portfolio of pubs, improve customer experience and drive footfall through a centralised, online, bank of information on its estate.

Future first: All you need to know about the tech that will help your business stay one step ahead in 2018

Tech and gadget trends to watch in 2018

By Stuart Stone

Smartphones, predictive analytics and tech to ensure staff pour the perfect pint can all help the bottom line but with so many new gadgets and tech advances, it can be difficult to know which are worth investing in. Here, we examine the gadgets to help...

Time to cash in on Bitcoin? Crypto de Change has installed two crypto currency ATMs in Cornwall

Should your pub install a Bitcoin ATM?

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser spoke to digital entrepreneur Thomas Plummer of Crypto de Change to see how pubs can cash in on cryptocurrency.

Yoti launch: the digital ID app aims to help both sides of the bar

What is digital ID app Yoti and what could it mean for pubs?

By Stuart Stone

New app Yoti - Your Own Trusted Identity - which hosted a launch party at London’s Victoria House on Thursday (9 November), allows customers to leave their passports and driving licenses at home by uploading ID documents to a secure app on their phone....

All age groups want contactless payment

By Stuart Stone

People of all age groups are increasingly tapping into contactless payment according to research from Vianet, the vending and hospitality industries’ leading SMART machine provider.

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