Square is making another bid for the restaurant and bar scene with its latest product.
Today, the mobile register launched Open Tickets, which allows customers to keep an open tab. The product is said to be rolling out this week.
Open Tickets is a small product update, but another push into food and beverage establishments, a coveted market for Square. But Square’s software, a bundle of analytics, inventory, and scheduling applications, isn’t tailored specifically for restaurants.
To better serve this key market, the company has been redefining its approach. Square recently shut down Square Order, it’s order ahead app to focus more squarely on Caviar — a recent acquisition that gives delivery infrastructure to restaurants that don’t have it. Now we’re seeing the roll-out of features, like Open Tickets, that will make Square a more viable register for restaurants.
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