Today in restaurant and grocery tech news, McDonald’s U.K. names a new CMO and runs out of milkshakes. Plus, Raz Golan, CEO of smart cart technology company Shopic, talks about updating the in-store experience.
Restaurants are in danger — that is the message that the National Restaurant Association is communicating to Congress through an open letter sent on Tuesday (Aug. 24) regarding the threat that the delta variant poses.
In-store technologies bring digital convenience into grocers’ physical aisles. Raz Golan, CEO and co-founder of smart cart technology company Shopic, speaks with PYMNTS about how these integrations can revitalize the store experience with a “whole new world” of data insights.
Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s on Tuesday (Aug. 24) took the next step in its quest to centralize its marketing, data analytics and digital initiatives across the entire company by naming a new chief marketing officer and other new segment leaders for its international operations.
Supply chain shortages are growing increasingly visible to consumers around the world, as prices rise and some items disappear from menus altogether. Now, in the United Kingdom, McDonald’s has temporarily discontinued its milkshakes, as well as a number of other beverages, from its nearly 1,300 restaurants in the area.