Bar Business April 2018

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How To: Chargers

All Charged up Providing phone chargers leads to customer retention and larger profits. or today’s customers, who use their phones all day, staying charged can be difficult. And nobody wants their phone to die during a night out. “Access to a mobile phone isn’t merely about communication, it’s about security and peace of mind,” says Robert Tuffy, Co-Founder of Chargique.

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As a result, when guests are out at a bar, they often ask bartenders to charge their phones—a risky situation, as phones might get stolen or damaged. “We’re now assuming the liability of thousand-dollar phones,” notes David Adams, COO and Co-Founder of SafeCharge. While it might not seem like a big

deal for your bartender to handle the occasional charging request, all those distractions add up. Adams points out that time spent dealing with phones is time spent not pouring cocktails. Over the course of a year, that can add up to thousands of dollars in lost revenue. But it’s easy to convert this challenge into an opportunity. Many businesses are

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By Emily Eckart