Harris+Hoole adds buy ahead function to app

first_imgCustomers of Harris+Hoole, the Tesco-backed coffee shop chain, are now able to pre-order their drinks via the company’s app.The app’s new capability is only available to users who load their prepaid account before entering a location. The app then communicates with the cash register to confirm the order.Harris+Hoole said all of its 36 outlets would be able to accept payments via the app by 1 July.PaymentDanielle Anderson, director of digital experience for Harris+Hoole, said: “The mobile payment removes the cold formality of an anonymous transaction and better reflects the kind of friendly exchange you’d expect from your local coffee shop.”For the first time anywhere in the UK, a customer can walk into any H+H shop, order their usual from a barista who knows their name and how they like their coffee, and pay, all from just one tap on their mobile.”last_img read more

Ghana duo to officiate at World Swimming competition

first_imgTwo Ghanaian Swimming Officials would officiate in this year’s Federation International de Nation (FINA) World Junior Championships to be held in Dubai.The two are the current technical director of the Ghana Swimming Association, Kwame Kpodoh and its treasurer, Helena Williams.They become the first in the history of the country to officiate at a world swimming event.Kwame Kpodoh who doubles as a member of the technical swimming committee of the Africa swimming federation last officiated in the Africa junior championship zone 2 held in Akure Nigeria last year.Helena Williams, a lecturer at the University of Ghana and staunch member of the Ghana Swimming federation has been instrumental in organizing most swimming competitions in the country and on the continent.The duo came through a rather rigorous selection procedure by the Switzerland based Swimming Body unscathed with Kwame Kpodoh shared his excitement with Joy Sports. “For now am very delighted, I was not expecting it but I think it is good news for Ghana swimming. It is the first time we are having officials at a major world event. I think I was lucky because I was chosen from over three hundred officials,” he said.Helena Williams could not hide her joy either when JOY Sports caught up with her.“It’s the highest place I can be in my career. I am so excited and I think the country should be proud that we are representing them at such a level, I’m honored and grateful,” she said.The 15th edition of the World Junior Swimming Championship would be staged in Dubai from the August 26 to 31.last_img read more