Innovative Yogurt Retailer Makes Purchase Simple with a Single Smartphone Tap
LOS ANGELES, CA. (March 19, 2012) -- Starting today, 69 Pinkberry stores nationwide now accept Google Wallet, a mobile application that lets customers tap, pay and save with their phones at enabled retail locations by partnering with technology company MICROS, to deliver this quick, easy and effective retail experience.
“We are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience, utilizing the latest technology, such as Google Wallet gives our customers a new, more convenient way to pay and enjoy our delicious and refreshing products,” said Ron Graves, CEO, Pinkberry.
Pinkberry now accepts Google Wallet in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. Also, Pinkberry has launched a Featured Offer in Google Wallet, giving Google Wallet customers 10% off any one Pinkberry at select stores in LA, SF, NYC, DC, and CHI until April 30, 2012.*
When used with MICROS RES POS, Google Wallet allows Pinkberry customers with a Sprint Nexus S smartphone to tap their device on an NFC (Near Field Communications) reader to quickly make their purchase.
*This offer is only valid for redemption with Google Wallet via NFC. Not valid on paper or non Google Wallet phones. Single use only and non-transferable. For use at select stores in LA, SF, NYC, DC and CHI until April 30, 2012.
Pinkberry is an innovative yogurt retailer that launched in West Hollywood, CA, in 2005. Today, with more than 175 stores worldwide, Pinkberry is one of the world’s fastest growing global retail brands and continues to lead the frozen yogurt category. Pinkberry's yogurt flavors, paired with fresh-cut-daily fruit and premium toppings offer an irresistible light and refreshing taste.
Pinkberry is a one-of-a-kind experience comprised of distinct product, outstanding service and inspirational design. From store design to engaging team members to delicious yogurt flavors and toppings Pinkberry delivers an experience that delights and refreshes consumers. Pinkberry is certified by theNational Yogurt Association and carries the Live & Active Cultures Seal. Visit us at http://www.pinkberry.com and on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pinkberry) and Twitter (@pinkberry).
About Google Wallet
The Google Wallet mobile app securely stores your credit cards and offers on your phone. So when you’re out shopping, you can pay, redeem offers and earn loyalty rewards quickly just by tapping your phone at the point of sale. Learn more here: www.google.com/wallet
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 330,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions under the brand MICROS-Fidelio for more than 26,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality through its MICROS-Retail division for more than 100,000 retail stores worldwide. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality industry, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org