|The QR Code Wave is Just Getting Started|
|QR code menus had an official come-up during the pandemic, enabling touchless ordering, appointments at offices small and large, all utilizing QR codes.|
What is a QR Code? Quick Response (QR) codes are 2-dimensional barcodes. The codes can be read by mobile phone cameras with code-reading functionality, enabling touchless transactions.QR codes have been popular in China for years, after being integrated into digital wallets like AliPay and WeChat pay. However, in America…well…America had been slow to catch on due to consumer confusion and the need for a special app to read the codes. All of that changed when COVID hit.You see…the pandemic created an urgent need for touchless transactions – enter QR codes!Data since the start of the pandemic shows merchants are all moving in:50% of all full-service restaurants in the US have added QR code menus.PayPal has added QR code payments to ~1m small businesses (and countless nonprofits).CVS added QR code payments at 8.2k locations in the US.
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