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Brandify and Rakuten Ready Partner to Streamline Consumer Transactions

Partnership will help to provide seamless consumer experiences for brick-and-mortar brands Brandify, the leader in local presence for multi-location brands, has announced a strategic partnership with Rakuten Ready, whose order-ahead technology powers more efficient Order for Pickup for brick-and-mortar businesses. The partnership allows the two companies to showcase each other’s offerings to retailers and enterprise brands, and creates synergies that connect Brandify’s location technology with Rakuten Ready’s commerce and…

MarTech Interview with Jaron Waldman, CEO at Rakuten Ready

"We think the shift to mobile is here to stay. Brands who stay focused on being flexible with short-term plans and a longer-term differentiation strategy will succeed." Hi Jaron, please tell us about your role, your team and the technology at Rakuten Ready. I’m CEO at Rakuten Ready- that came about as part of having co-founded Curbside in 2013 along with former leaders of location innovation at Apple. In 2018 we joined the Rakuten family to accelerate our vision of predictive arrival technology on a global stage. In…

Rakuten Ready Launches ARRIVE Mobile App

Rakuten Ready, the leader in predictive arrival technology, has launched the ARRIVE Mobile App. The new addition to Rakuten Ready’s ARRIVE platform empowers merchants that don’t have their own mobile app to deliver superior Order for Pickup experiences by increasing order efficiency and improving management of the order for pickup process. Merchants of all sizes can use the ARRIVE Mobile App to get access to all of the same benefits delivered by Rakuten Ready’s ARRIVE predictive arrival platform, including greater…

Rakuten Ready ROI Study Reveals The Fastest And Most Profitable QSR Order Channel

Rakuten Ready, the mobile Order for Pickup technology leader defining the future with solutions that deliver a superior in-store experience, unveiled their inaugural Rakuten Ready 2020 ROI Study to understand how and why to shift the order mix to Order for Pickup, and why utilizing the right technology will improve both profitability and the customer experience. Secret shoppers visited Burger King, Chick-fil-A, McDonald's and Taco Bell locations in 30 cities to place in-person orders. The Rakuten Ready ROI Study showed…

Rakuten Ready Study Sets Restaurant, Retail and Grocery Benchmarks for Getting Order Ahead Right; Wait Time Is Critical

Secret Shoppers Rank Chipotle, Panera, Best Buy, Nordstrom, H-E-B and Whole Foods Tops for Fastest Pickup Times; Quick-Service Restaurants Set the Overall Pace Ahead of Retail, Grocery Brands As the ‘On-Demand’ Economy Takes Hold, Study Unveils Gaps in Customer Experience Rakuten Ready, the location-centric mobile commerce platform that takes the friction out of the mobile order-ahead experience for thousands of stores and restaurants, unveiled a benchmark study enlisting secret shoppers to evaluate the Order for Pickup…