Restaurant Tech

More proof of concept that Alexa rocks

Conversational commerce will be a game changer

The damn thing works!

Domino’s has found that in promoting voice, among other consumer engagement techniques, its sales grew. By creating a custom skill for Alexa, Dominos was able to provide an engaging user interface for its pizza purchasing process, resulting in a 12% increase in U.S. based same-store sales in the fourth quarter of last year, and a 10.5% increase over the year.

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Did Alexa Just Deliver Break-out Earnings for Dominos?

We love having Orderscape validated

Domino’s operates more than 12,500 restaurants worldwide.

According to their CEO, “We look at our ability to reach our customers and those are the platforms where they are spending time. They’re on Alexa. They’re on Google Home. They are using their iPhones to order. They ordering through Facebook Messenger.”

CNBC reported that Domino’s brought in a sharp increase in fourth quarter sales that was much better than competitors and surprised analysts.

What Domino’s is doing for their 12,500 restaurants, Orderscape can do for the other 1 million.

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Just-Eat Agrees…Voice is it.

Voice is the future User Interface

According to Just-Eat’s Fernando Fanton, who was speaking to an audience at 4YFN, the start-up spin-off of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona… “one of the things we’re really excited about that we think will make a difference is voice interface. The problem of having to understand a particular way of communicating will fade away, and the experience will be as natural as going into a restaurant and asking a person, what should I eat today? We are not far away from that reality.” Read the article.

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Orderscape Heralds Upcoming Release of Foodiebot™, The Restaurant Industry’s First Full Menu Ordering Skill for Amazon Alexa

Foodiebot will support more than 6,000 restaurants through partnership with MonkeyMedia Software

Silicon Valley-based restaurant technology startup, Orderscape.com, has developed a best-in-class, full food ordering chatbot to launch early in Q2 to over 6,000 restaurants in the U.S. The company will initially offer restaurant clients and consumers access to Foodiebot Voice™ for Amazon Alexa followed by Foodiebot Chat™ for Facebook Messenger and other chatbot platforms. The Foodiebot portal is an entirely new sales channel that will scale to handle millions of restaurants worldwide.

The launch will support more than 6,000 restaurants nationwide through a partnership with Vancouver-based MonkeyMedia Software, creator of MONKEY, the No. 1 cloud-based software for takeout, delivery and catering.

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Michael L. AtkinsonOrderscape Heralds Upcoming Release of Foodiebot™, The Restaurant Industry’s First Full Menu Ordering Skill for Amazon Alexa
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