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MICROS and Pinkberry Initiate Rollout of Google Wallet

MICROS and Pinkberry Initiate Rollout of Google Wallet

Innovative yogurt retailer partners with MICROS to implement Google Wallet, a mobile application allowing customers to pay using a smartphone, redeem coupons and receive discounts

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COLUMBIA, Md., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with global yogurt retailer, Pinkberry, to implement Google Wallet.  When used with MICROS POS, Google Wallet allows Pinkberry customers to tap their device on an NFC (Near Field Communications) reader to quickly make their purchase and simultaneously redeem coupons and receive discounts. Google Wallet is now live in 69 Pinkberry locations in the U.S. 

In addition to Google Wallet, MICROS's other technology solutions that are installed at all of Pinkberry's US locations include the fully integrated MICROS point-of-sale solution and the MICROS PCWS 2010 state-of-the-art POS terminals. 

The implementation of Google Wallet is an example of how MICROS has adapted its solutions to support Pinkberry's use of innovative technology to provide customers with exceptional service and offer instant savings and rewards.

"At the core of everything we do is our commitment to exceptional customer service," said Tony DiCenzo, Sr. Vice President of IT, Pinkberry. "The rollout of Google Wallet underscores our goal of using innovative technology to enhance our customers' experience. Now, with just a swipe of a smartphone, consumers can purchase Pinkberry products."

"We are thrilled to have been selected as Pinkberry's preferred POS technology partner and are greatly pleased to have watched Pinkberry expand and grow its concept so rapidly," stated Ed Chapel, Senior Vice President of MICROS North America Distribution.  "MICROS understands Pinkberry's need to provide superior service with highly efficient operations.  We have worked together to create solutions that will benefit both Pinkberry as an organization as well as its customer base."

Google Wallet is currently available on the Nexus S from Sprint. To learn more, please visit: www.google.com/wallet.

About Pinkberry

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 category. Pinkberry offers consumers a one of a kind experience comprised of distinct product, outstanding service and inspirational design.

Pinkberry's flavors and fresh-cut-daily fruit and premium toppings offer an irresistible and refreshing taste. From store design to exceptional customer service to irresistible yogurt flavors and toppings. Pinkberry is certified by the National 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 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 info@micros.com.

The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc.
All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.

Contact: 

Louise Casamento

 

443-285-8144

 

lcasamento@micros.com

SOURCE MICROS Systems, Inc.

 

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