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Sydney Night Noodle Markets
October 24, 2016

Cashless Transactions – Your New Transaction (Now in the US)

We were on our way to the Night Noodle Markets last evening, and my partner says to me, “We’d better stop off at an ATM on the way.” “Pffft.” – I’ve seen first hand how quickly merchants are adopting technologies […]

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Kounta in action at Gelato Messina.
October 10, 2016

Digital Payments: Australian Customers Are So Over Cash

G’day, Australian businesses. Here’s an interesting fact: as of mid-2015, nearly half of you were accepting digital payments from your customers using Paypal or some other similar digital wallet/mobile app. Here’s a more interesting fact from the same source: for […]

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October 4, 2016

Growing customer loyalty with digital punch cards

Having a loyal customer base can be the golden ticket for a business. But it can be hard to keep track of customer loyalty and know if you’re doing the right things to help grow it. Loyalty punch cards can […]

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October 4, 2016

The Restaurant of Tomorrow, Imagined Today

Everyone loves to think about what the future will be like. Not the short term one, the thinking about which involves setting up college funds for the kids and wondering if you’ll ever be able to retire comfortably. I mean […]

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Photo by Didriks (Flickr)
September 8, 2016

Haste Makes Waste—So Do Restaurants (But Not This One)

No matter the end result of any process of creation, waste is an inevitable by-product. When a builder puts up a house, she’s left with scrap wood for which there is no use. When an artist paints a landscape, he’ll […]

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September 6, 2016

Kounta at Xerocon South 2016

Well, it’s that time of year again. Time to loosen our ties, let our hair down, and take in the most epic cloud accounting conference to grace the southern hemisphere: Xerocon South 2016. Did that sound sarcastic? Rest assured, it wasn’t—even […]

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Photo by Kevin Dooley (Flickr)
August 17, 2016

Coffee with a Conscience: Social and Ethical Improvements in the Industry

It’s a pretty good time to be a coffee drinker, and not just for the sheer amount of great coffee that a person can get pretty much anywhere. I remember when Starbucks first showed up in the town where I […]

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Photo by Mike Procario (Flickr)
August 8, 2016

Some Drinks Made With Coffee You Might Never Have Heard Of

In another post, we covered the different kinds of espresso drinks that are common to any specialty coffee shop. If you haven’t read it, you should check it out here. Not that you need to read it in order to […]

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restaurant industry trends
August 6, 2016

10 Restaurant Industry Trends and Their Logical Conclusion

As is the trend here in the blogosphere, today we’re going to talk about restaurant industry trends. I stumbled upon a pretty insightful article by a guy named Aaron Allen, in which he discusses the ones he thinks will reshape […]

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July 20, 2016

Kounta is joining the fight against food waste

Kounta is joining the fight against food waste by supporting  OzHarvest’s Think.Eat.Save event in Martin Place, Sydney on Monday 25th, July 2016. Join top chefs from Rockpool Group, ARIA, The Star, Black Star Pastry and SumoSalad who have created delicious […]

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Photo by PhotoVan (Flickr)
July 14, 2016

Ce N’est Pas le Café: Ten Great Examples of Latte Art

As the old saying goes, I may not know art but I know what I like. And I like coffee. Also, for the record, I know art pretty well, but that’s neither here nor there. Back to the coffee. If […]

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Photo by Marco Ghitti (Flickr)
July 14, 2016

Coffee by the Numbers

Have you seen the our nifty coffee counter yet? It’s a pretty wild tool, counting in real time the number of coffee drinks sold at any given moment in Australia. As I write this, I have it up in a […]

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