"The QLess premise seems promising."
"The plus for establishments is they have less grumpy
consumers standing around and are able to create a more
efficient environment to deliver their services."
"At Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMV)s across the country,
the days of waiting in line may be numbered."
"QLess is an idea that makes sense, and seems more lightweight
(it's all Web-based) than the type of hardware and
software-based solutions that you typically encounter at busy
"Imagine if you never had to stand in line again...if every
time you showed up somewhere, it was your turn to go. That's
the vision of Alex Backer, founder and CEO of QLess."
"People are astounded they're able to enter their phone number,
leave and get a text relaying when they can return, Ross said.
They can manage their time as opposed to being a prisoner of
"Is this the future of mobile CRM?"
"QLess 'takes away that perception of the motor vehicle [office] and how bad it is'."
"QLess can bring targeted advertising closer to a reality. Not
only does QLess know its customers' phone numbers, it knows if
the customer has down-time (since they're waiting in line),
and what the customer is interested in."
"[QLess] would give new meaning to patient-centered care and
"[QLess] has made service much easier than in the past."
"What would it be like if you went to the airport for a flight
at the absolute peak time of the day — and there were no
"It could make flying a more sane experience."
"Our hostesses...don't have as many hostile customers arguing
that they were not updated on their wait status or were
"It gives you some options that bring the standard 'take a
number' process into the 21st century."
"Rather than waiting in long lines to see Santa, guests are
notified via text or voice message of the time they need to
arrive at The Grove for their visit with Santa."
"'You have fixed it. It has been broken for 50 years, as long
as there have been wheels on cars, it has been broken, and you
have fixed it. Praising is not enough.'"
"Using the QLess system, clients can text, email or phone to
the service department which contacts them via text message,
providing a specific time."
"This is a huge improvement. I haven't been in here for a
while and I expected to have to wait. Time is money."