Tim Hortons is using a free mobile app to celebrate Canada Day

Tim Hortons Canada Day Mobile App

The application for the very popular Canadian coffee and doughnut chain will be featuring a dozen themed “ehmojis”. With Canada Day being celebrated today, July 1, Tim Hortons – an institution of a coffee chain in the country – is hoping to take advantage of Canadian pride and has released a free mobile app with some Canuck themes for users to enjoy. The mobile application is designed to let Canadians text their friends with some “Canadian” emojis. Ahead of Canada Day, the mobile app was available for only Apple iPhone…

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QR Code Detective: Are restaurants serving up great mobile marketing?

QR code detective - restaurants

Businesses from fast food to fine dining are using quick response codes, but are they doing it right? This week, our investigators were interested in the use of the QR code to provide various types of experience to their guests, but discovered that not all experiences are created equal, as is the case in the mobile marketing of retailers. Quick response codes are appearing on everything from signage to the actual restaurant menu. Earlier this week, it was reported that McDonald’s has launched a new campaign as the official restaurant…

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Tim Hotrons embraces mobile payments

Tim Hortons augmented reality game

Tim Hortons prepares to launch mobile payments initiative in US and Canada Tim Hortons has announced that it will begin accepting mobile payments at all of its locations in Canada and the U.S. The famed company is set to launch a mobile payments pilot project in December of this year, which will test the capabilities of the TimmyMe application. The app allows consumers to make payments from their mobile devices and is available for iOS, Android, and BlackBerry platforms. Tim Hortons is the latest in a growing number of restaurant…

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