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First Data and TruBeacon Team Up to Boost Scooter’s Coffee

NEW YORK AND OMAHA, AUGUST 6, 2015–Scooter’s Coffee, one of the fastest growing franchises in North America, has selected First Data and TruBeacon Inc.’s innovative solutions to streamline its business operations. As part of the deal, Omaha-based Scooter’s will implement Clover® Point-of-Sale (POS) systems at most of its 125 locations and at all future locations. Through TruBeacon’s multi-location management, order display system and enterprise reporting solutions, Scooter’s will gain comprehensive performance insights and efficiencies.

“We anticipate that Scooter’s Coffee will grow to as many as 140 stores across nine states by December 2015, and we need an EMV compliant, high performance POS system that will improve our customers’ interaction with our baristas, while providing complete visibility into our operations,” said Clay Cox, President of Scooter’s Coffee.

“With this deal, customers will have the flexibility to pay with their payment method of choice, including the Scooter’s gift card or via the Scooter’s mobile app (currently in beta testing),” Cox continued. “The Clover Mini is durable, sleek, extremely easy to learn and cost-effective. Using Multi-location by TruBeacon software on Clover, we now have the ability to make pricing changes, menu updates, and inventory changes at one store, a group of stores or across the entire franchise with just one click.”

The recently launched Clover Mini is a comprehensive business solution helping to streamline operations, expand business and customer intelligence, and improve the customer experience while facilitating safe, secure transactions. Clover Mini enables businesses to accept most payment types, including card swipes, PIN debit, EMV and NFC transactions.

“Our goal for business owners is to be a ‘one-stop-shop’ for all of their business management needs,” said Dan Charron, executive vice president, Global Business Solutions, First Data. “Through our work with TruBeacon, we can provide Scooter’s the ability to manage all of their franchises from one place, simplifying their day-to-day operations and helping Scooter’s expand their business.”

The rapidly expanding coffee company chose First Data and TruBeacon based on advanced functionality, cost-effectiveness, ease-of-use, and integration with TruBeacon’s multi-location, order display and reporting solutions. Scooter’s will also be converting to First Data’s merchant processing, First Data TransArmor® data protection security and the First Data Value Link® gift card program.

About Scooter’s Coffee

Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska. Scooter’s success over 17 years of history is simple: Stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter’s mantra, often recited to franchisees, customers and employees is: “Amazing People, Serving Amazing Drinks, Amazingly Fast.” It represents the company’s business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal customers.

For more information, visit scooterscoffee.com or Facebook.com/ScootersCoffee

About TruBeacon, Inc.

Based in Omaha, Nebraska, TruBeacon develops sophisticated software solutions that help merchants to profitably grow their business. Multi-location by TruBeacon®, Order Display by TruBeacon® and TruBeacon’s white label mobile app platform are being adopted by franchises, retailers, quick service restaurants and other multi-location businesses worldwide.  The company has offices in Omaha, Nebraska, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, and São Paulo, Brazil and is venture funded. For more information, visit www.trubeacon.com, @trubeacon or call 1-855-330-8706

About First Data

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology and solutions, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. The company’s 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year.

For further information on this release readers should contact: Media Contact

Jamie Hamburg
Scooter’s Coffee
646-326-8533
jamie@scooterscoffee.com

Liidia Liuksila
First Data
212-515-0174
Liidia.Liuksila@firstdata.com

Philip J. Philliou
TruBeacon
855-330-8706
Philip@trubeacon.com

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