Seattle merchants hook customers with scannable codes
Customers waiting for gyro plates checked their smartphones during a Friday lunch hour. The smell of spiced meat filled Mr. Gyros as co-owner Joni Arsheed worked the counter.
Arsheed’s customers in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood might be used to texting on their phones, but they weren’t familiar with the black-and-white geometric codes on a sign on the counter aimed at helping businesses connect with their mobile clientele.
Mr. Gyros is among hundreds of local businesses ... (Read more