As consumers head out to restaurants, spending in record numbers, QR codes, which allow for easy menu updates and touchless transactions, may have emerged as a permanent replacement for physical menus. Bitly, a link management service, said that it’s seen a 750% increase in QR code downloads over the last 18 months, CNBC reported.
“They’re able to adjust their menu offerings on the fly to account for elements like inflation, fluctuations in food and commodities prices, and other variables,” Bitly President Raleigh Harbour.
As GOBankingRates previously reported, July’s consumer price index, the food away from home index rose to its highest point in 40 years, gaining an additional .8% for the month.
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