Tim Hortons Launches Mobile Payments

 -- Guests can now scan-to-pay on their smartphone with the TimmyMe™ App --  OAKVILLE, ON, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Grabbing a quick coffee and tasty meal at  Tim Hortons just got easier as the company today announced the launch of  mobile barcode payments at restaurants across Canada and the United States.  The barcode technology provides a secure, quick and easy scan-to-pay option at  participating Tim Hortons once a prepaid Tim Card is registered on the  company's popular TimmyMe™ App. Additionally, Tim Hortons has added  industry-leading security features to this quick and easy payment alternative  for consumers.  The new technology, available on iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10, is designed  to improve speed of service and enhance the guest experience as part of the  company's ongoing commitment to operational excellence and customer  satisfaction - via mobile, online and in-restaurant.  "We're continuously working to implement best-in-class, customer-centric  technology in our restaurants and the launch of mobile barcode payments  enables us to offer the best overall guest experience," said David Clanachan,  Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons. "Enhancing our technology so that guests  can store their digital Tim Card in their phone for quick and easy payments is  an added convenience we know customers will enjoy."  The TimmyMe App also offers guests a number of other exciting features to help  stay connected with their beloved brand. From finding the closest Tim Hortons  locations anywhere you are, to securing nutritional information for your  favourite Tim Hortons menu item, to reloading your Tim Card on your mobile  device, the TimmyMe App is the right tool for all Tims lovers.  TimmyMe is a free download available from the App Store, the Google Play Store  and BlackBerry App World.  For more information visit TimHortons.com/MobilePay in Canada and  TimHortons.com/USMobilePay in the United States.  About Tim Hortons Inc. Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North  America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating  in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals  to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee,  hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso  shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini  and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products.   As of March 30, 2014, Tim Hortons had 4,524 systemwide restaurants, including  3,610 in Canada, 870 in the United States and 44 in the Gulf Cooperation  Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.    SOURCE  Tim Hortons  Olga Petrycki │petrycki_olga@timhortons.com │905-339-5960  Image with caption: "Tim Hortons announces the launch of mobile barcode  payments at restaurants across Canada and the United States, providing a  secure, quick and easy scan-to-pay option for iOS, Blackberry and Android  users. (CNW Group/Tim Hortons)". Image available at:   http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140522_C9426_PHOTO_EN_40609.jpg  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/22/c9426.html  CO: Tim Hortons ST: Ontario NI: RES NP  
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