This is how Taco Bell, Starbucks, and other fast-food chains are using mobile to boost order values

BI Intelligence Mobile has gained legitimacy as a commerce channel. Millions of retail locations in the US now accept mobile in-store payments and are also developing e-commerce businesses that support mobile payment options in apps and on mobile websites. However, quick-service restaurants (QSRs) — also known as …

Obama to Paul Ryan: US missile strikes on Yemen ‘necessary and appropriate’

"On October 12, 2016, at my direction, U.S. Armed Forces conducted missile strikes on radar facilities in Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen."

“Why would you want to be associated with a party that’s so awful?”

This morning I overheard a part of a conversation between two 30-ish old high school friends, both from career-military families; their high school was on a military base.  One is a disabled Marine veteran, having lost his right leg below the knee, significant muscle in his left leg, a …

I’ll Drink To That: Cristiano Garella of Colombera & Garella Winery

Image levi_dalton_ill_drink_to_that-thumb-650x433-5251.jpg Episode 381 of I’ll Drink to That! was released recently and features Cristiano Garella, a partner in the Alto Piemonte’s Colombera & Garella winery, as well as a consultant for many other wineries in that region of Italy. Cristiano Garella is a powerhouse in the Alto Piemonte today, as a partner in one up and coming producer there and a consultant to many, many others, he is working in almost every sub-region of the zone. But his drive and intensity don’t stem from seeking the success that he is finding now, but rather from a sense of sadness and loss at what he has seen around him. Because Cristiano knows that the Alto Piemonte was once a thriving …