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Mastercard, Open Championship Testing In-Seat Concession Ordering

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 20 / 17

Mastercard and the Open Championship this week are testing out in-seat concession ordering for fans at Royal Birkdale. Patrons sitting in the grandstands around the 9th hole can order food and drink via the mobile-payment Qkr app and have it delivered directly to their seats, R&A Dir of Sales &a...

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