NEXTEP SYSTEMS Announces Record Quarter, New Deals and Initiatives
February 17, 2010 NEXTEP SYSTEMS, a leading provider of automated ordering and dynamic menu display solutions, announced record fourth quarter sales, profitable 2009 operations, and a four year compound annual growth rate in excess of 100%.
“The consumer now embraces the concept and convenience of self-order kiosks,” said Tommy Woycik, president of NEXTEP SYSTEMS, “and businesses are understanding how our technology provides better, faster service and greater ROI.”
“2009 was our second consecutive year of profitability,” said Woycik, “It was fueled by innovation, new products, and an expanded client roster.”
Harrah’s Las Vegas
Grand Victoria Casino & Resort
Hollywood Casino Lake of the Torches
NEXTEP SYSTEMS reinforced its position as the leading provider of self-order kiosks to casinos in 2009 with projects launched with Harrah’s Casino and Hotel (Las Vegas), Grand Victoria Casino and Resort (Indiana), Hollywood Casino (Mississippi), and Lake of the Torches Resort and Casino (Wisconsin).
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Biloxi, Mississippi selected self-service hotel check-in kiosks by NEXTEP SYSTEMS, a logical area of growth for the company.
NEXTEP SYSTEMS saw increasing demand for Dynamic Digital Menu Displays™ (DDMD) in airports, restaurants, grocery stores, and other food service venues. “Our Dynamic Digital Menu Displays are digital menu boards on steroids,” said Woycik, “They provide operators the ability to customize content instantaneously and to engage the customers’ attention, elevating sales and profits.”
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Delaware North Companies
Concessions International HMS Host
Ray’s Apple Market Best Yet Market
Subway Wow Bao
NEXTEP SYSTEMS continued successful relationships with Delaware North Travel Hospitality Services, Concessions International and HMS Host Corporation, installing self-order kiosks and DDMD in airports across the country.
NEXTEP SYSTEMS captured new business with notable grocery, deli and convenience store clients, including Schnucks Markets, Nittany Minit Mart, Ray’s Apple Markets and Best Yet Market.
Food ParcFood Parc, the 20,000 sq. ft. restaurant area in the 44-story Eventi Hotel designed by Perkins-Eastman under construction in New York City, will utilize the latest NEXTEP products.
Select Subway restaurants are installing touch-screen drive through kiosks developed by NEXTEP SYSTEMS and MRI. The new product reduces drive-through times while increasing transaction totals substantially.
Wow Bao, a Lettuce Entertain You Enterprise concept, partnered with NEXTEP SYSTEMS in 2009, integrating self-ordering kiosks as an integral element of their concept.
“The efficiencies of our products are enabling us to grow even in these challenging economic times” said Woycik. “We are continuing to innovate and evolve so our clients are able to increase ROI and provide greater customer satisfaction.”
NEXTEP SYSTEMS, based in Troy, Michigan, is a leading provider of automated ordering solutions for casinos, airports, restaurants, sporting arenas, grocery stores, hotels and other high-volume venues. NEXTEP’s core business revolves around self-service kiosks, Dynamic Digital Menu Displays™ and online ordering platforms.