|By PR Newswire||
|February 27, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
Latest release brings web-based tools to your mobile device
DUBLIN, OH, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Is it your turn to go for a 'Timmy Run' today? Ever go through the drive-thru, only to swipe your Tim Card® and realize that you forgot to reload? Relief is here. Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop's newly upgraded mobile application, TimmyMe, brings the previously web-based TimmyRun™ and Tim Card reload functions together on your mobile device, simplifying the coffee run.
Tim Card reload ensures guests never run on empty. TimmyMe now allows users to set a registered Tim Card's reload frequency, check their Tim Card balance and give their cards a nickname directly on their mobile device.
The TimmyRun feature conveniently combines beverage orders for up to 20 people and helps the coffee 'runner' take orders. TimmyRun group members are emailed when a run is about to take place and given a time frame to opt-in with their drink request. Once the time is up, an organized list is compiled and the runner is notified - everything the runner needs now exists in the palm of their hand. Through the 'private list' option, group members' favorite beverage orders are stored so anyone can surprise and delight their friends without them knowing.
"The initial launch of TimmyMe was very well-received by our guests, who found it fun and easy to interact with our brand," said Linda Kosmack, Manager, Digital Marketing & Customer Relationship Management, Tim Hortons. "We are excited to give our guests further access to all of their favorite digital tools in one convenient spot. The result is less time getting the coffee and more time enjoying it."
TimmyRun and Tim Card reload join existing TimmyMe features such as the Restaurant Locator, Nutrition Calculator, social media sharing and a Contact Us form.
The new TimmyMe is now available for download, free of charge, on iPhone and Android devices. A previous version of TimmyMe is still available for BlackBerry users, including the new BlackBerry 10.
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based beverages, specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, grilled paninis, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As of December 30, 2012, Tim Hortons had 804 restaurants in the United States and 4,264 restaurants systemwide. For more information, visit www.timhortons.com.
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