In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association discusses Clubessential releasing an LBM suite for private clubs, Ireland’s Gamma launching AddressLink geo service, Shake Shack and DoorDash teaming up on a chicken sandwich dating site, and 7Eleven going touchless with hologram self-checkouts.
More than half of Americans say they’re concerned about touching cash during the Covid pandemic, and 60% say they plan to use so-called touchless payments in the future. Google’s Waze is leaning into the shift with a new integration and partnership that will enable contactless payments at the gas pump for drivers all across the country.
SYKES for FinTech recently conducted a survey to assess new consumer trends and discover how Americans view the next normal. SYKES polled 3,000 adults about their experiences with contactless financial technology (FinTech), like mobile banking, as well as touch-free purchasing, curbside pickup, delivery services, and other contactless customer experiences. The survey responses offer insights into the marketplace of tomorrow.