Enter marketer Charles de Vilmorin and software developer Hervé Roussel.
Morrison got the idea for a flying-saucer toy in 1937 when, during a family Thanksgiving feast in southern California, he and his girlfriend entertained themselves by tossing a popcorn-tin lid back and forth in the backyard.
“The restaurant industry has been moving more and more towards the idea of self-service ordering,” Glass said.
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