Feb 2008- Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal
The Wichita Wingnuts are telling their fans their money is no good at the ballpark.
In an effort to speed concession lines, reduce employee theft and make a little history in the process, the Wingnuts will this season become the first U.S. sports team to operate a cashless facility… For complete article, click here.
July 2008- Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal
On May 7, 2008, the Wichita Wingnuts of the American Association of Professional Baseball opened their 2008 season completely cashless. Oddly enough, in this case, being cashless is proving a real boost to the bottom line. You see, back in May, Lawrence-Dumont Stadium, the Wingnuts home ballpark, became the nation’s first true cashless professional sports venue…
Fall 2008- SEAT Magazine- Association of Luxury Suite Directors (pages 30-33)
Cashless is a term that is used more and more these days. In an era where most people pay for goods and services by credit and/or debit cards, it was only a matter of time until the consumer would need a prepaid card to pay for many of the concessions and novelties at a stadium or arena. For complete article, click here.
2009 Nov/Dec – Fairs & Expos Magazine (pages 52-59
Entertainment customers are “leaving their cash at home,” and this presents an increasing challenge to entertainment venues including fairs, festival events, stadiums, and arenas. As the U.S. continues the transition to a cashless society, entertainment events need to innovate and utilize technology to respond to changing customer payment preferences. Otherwise, customers may choose alternative events for their entertainment dollars. For complete article, click here.