-- Guests can now scan-to-pay on their smartphone with the TimmyMe™ App
OAKVILLE, ON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Grabbing a quick coffee and tasty
meal at Tim Hortons just got easier as the company today announced the
launch of mobile barcode payments at restaurants across Canada and the
The barcode technology provides a secure, quick and easy scan-to-pay
option at participating Tim Hortons once a prepaid Tim Card is
registered on the company's popular TimmyMe™ App. Additionally, Tim Hortons has added industry-leading security features
to this quick and easy payment alternative for consumers.
The new technology, available on iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10, is
designed to improve speed of service and enhance the guest experience
as part of the company's ongoing commitment to operational excellence
and customer satisfaction - via mobile, online and in-restaurant.
"We're continuously working to implement best-in-class, customer-centric
technology in our restaurants and the launch of mobile barcode payments
enables us to offer the best overall guest experience," said David
Clanachan, Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons. "Enhancing our
technology so that guests can store their digital Tim Card in their
phone for quick and easy payments is an added convenience we know
customers will enjoy."
The TimmyMe App also offers guests a number of other exciting features
to help stay connected with their beloved brand. From finding the
closest Tim Hortons locations anywhere you are, to securing nutritional
information for your favourite Tim Hortons menu item, to reloading your
Tim Card on your mobile device, the TimmyMe App is the right tool for
all Tims lovers.
TimmyMe is a free download available from the App Store, the Google Play Store and BlackBerry App World.
For more information visit TimHortons.com/MobilePay in Canada and TimHortons.com/USMobilePay in the United States.
About Tim Hortons Inc.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains
in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest
in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant
industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with
a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks
(including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and
fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic
sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As
of March 30, 2014, Tim Hortons had 4,524 systemwide restaurants,
including 3,610 in Canada, 870 in the United States and 44 in the Gulf
Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available
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