In a society based on immediacy, mobile payments, just like mobile ordering, are becoming increasingly more common, proving that the demand for a complete dining experience via smartphone has become our reality. This no-human-interaction isn’t necessarily welcome by all, but having options is crucial to a successful business model as more consumers live on-the-go lifestyles. The benefit to mobile payments, of course, is not having to wait around for a server for the bill when you’re in a rush.
Aligning with this trend, OpenTable recently announced a new integration of mobile payments, so now you can reserve a table and pay for your meal all through the app at your leisure. The new feature is currently being tested in the San Francisco market. Read More