The QLess Blog

We’re loving it!

Jun 28 By Alex Bäcker | Categories: Other Industries

That's what Jonah Dumont, manager of Barney's Beanery Santa Monica, said today of QLess. Barney's was voted #1 place to watch sports in the Los Angeles area. With no having to stand in line, it's no wonder the crowds love it. Check it out at www.barneysbeanery.com or stroll over to 1351 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica. It's a joy of a place to eat.

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Joe Shenberger joins QLess as Director of Sales

Jun 24 By Alex Bäcker | Categories: Announcements

Joe has a long history of entrepreneurship including The Desktop Factory at Idealab and deep industry expertise from his time at Lavi Industries, makers of the stanchions that keep physical lines organized at airports and other locations. Joe contacted us after seeing a demo of QLess, impressed by our potential. Welcome, Joe!

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LAX airport security lines - “Longest I’ve ever seen”

Jun 23 By tim.mccune | Categories: Other Industries

Yesterday was the tail-end of a weekend with record-setting heat here in L.A. What a great day to stand in a line of 1000 people at the airport, waiting to get through security.

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Another theme park makes disabled guests wait in line

Jun 23 By tim.mccune | Categories: Other Industries

Following in the footsteps of last month's "An almost-perfect trip to Disneyland", now Valleyfair in Minnesota is making news by changing their policy to make guests with disabilities wait in long lines for rides. The park used to let disabled guests skip the lines, but this policy was being abused. I just had a friend tell me a couple weeks ago how her boyfriend would always put on a fake cast, and rent a wheel-chair whenever he went to a theme park, just so he could skip the lines. So it's easy to imagine how badly out of control this policy was getting, and what drove Valleyfair to this decision.

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