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Delaware North Adds Self-Ordering Kiosks At Reds' Ballpark

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 26 / 15

Delaware North Sportservice has expanded its use of self-ordering kiosks in MLB by installing multiple machines at Great American Ball Park for the '15 season. The concessionaire has set up four kiosks along the third-base side of the main concourse that allow fans to order and pay for food ite...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Grateful Dead To Play Shows At Soldier Field

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Tags: Facilities

SportsBusiness Daily: CFP Per Caps On Par With Past Super Bowls

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SportsBusiness Daily: CFP Game Produces $75 Per Cap

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SportsBusiness Daily: HOK Completes 360 Architecture Purchase

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SportsBusiness Journal: Notre Dame's classroom connection

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SportsBusiness Journal: Holiday Wonderland a hit at Petco

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SportsBusiness Journal: Breaking Ground: Milwaukee’s choice

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SportsBusiness Journal: Big plans for Sooner Nation

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SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Allen Johnson

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SportsBusiness Journal: College football's building boom

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