Best Business: Appetite grows for online takeaways

Irish firm Captiva Software is ably assisting a thriving market for eat-at-home restaurants with its integrated ordering package.

31st August, 2013
Eddie Carty, sales director, Captiva Software and Owen McGonagle, owner, Rebel Pizza. Photo: Maura Hickey

Early on in the recession, the market for takeaway meals was identified as unusually resistant to the retail downturn - and it has gone from strength to strength.

Most recently, there has been a spate of new Thai restaurants majoring on home dining services and online ordering. Many of them, including Mao at Home, share the same route to market: Captiva Software.

Managing director Eddie Carty took the decision to target his EPoS (electronic point-of-sale)...

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