Hate Waiting For Food At Theaters? There's An App For That
The concession-stand ordering concept is being tested at four theaters in Kansas City, Missouri, but AMC says it wants the service nationwide ASAP.By Jamal Andress | December 14, 2015
It's a simple problem that's plagued moviegoers for decades: long lines. And while modern tech will let you buy your tickets online, that luxury does not extend to the concession stand — at least not yet.
According to the New York Times, Regal Entertainment and AMC Theaters, the two largest multiplex chains in America, are testing technology that allows moviegoers to preorder and prepay for food on their smartphones.
"When you get to the store, no need to wait in line. Just come pick up your order," a Starbucks commercial said.