Tokenization is the latest security measure being implemented by the credit card industry to protect cardholder information, as data breaches at major U.S. retailers continue to make headlines and worry consumers...
The easy-to-navigate guide groups beverages into categories, including water, juice, low and no-calorie drinks, and indicates whether each drink can be sold in elementary, middle or high schools...
An accelerating stream of transaction data is giving micromarket suppliers a wealth of information that's helped them refine merchandising, operational and marketing tactics to help operators maximize profitability. A principal objective is leveraging new technologies that connect operators and their stores to today's mobile consumers. Avanti's Jim Brinton and 365 Retail's Joseph Hessling share their experiences as two of the largest suppliers of micromarkets...
Partnership will help enable mobile payments at intelligent vending machines in the United Kingdom, which are manufactured exclusively for TouchGo...
The first practical and widely used vending machines sold gum, often in the guise of "sales stimulators" that allowed patrons to purchase a sample of something for a penny to help them decide whether to buy a quarter-pound of it. The vending machine since has proven to be a very effective tool for getting consumers to try something new before incurring the expense of a major retail rollout... by Tim Sanford
Not too long ago you could make a good profit in bulk vending simply by being lucky. Success only required basic arithmetic skills and the good fortune of being in the right place at the right time -- but that's no longer the case... by Hank Schlesinger
Micromarkets are very new, and there is a tendency for people to speak of them in terms of things with which they're already familiar: "A self-service convenience store in your location." This has the advantage of painting a picture for the prospective client, but I think it's misleading... by Alicia Lavay
In January, I had the opportunity to attend one of the world's best playgrounds for a technology fan like myself. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has been a technology tradition since 1967 and has never been open to the public -- industry only. Speakers such as Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, Cisco CEO John Chambers, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo and Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, amongst others, share their visions of the future with 150,000 gamers, fanboys, geeks, freaks and tech industry types from all over the world | by Joseph Hessling, Sponsored by 365 Retail Markets
Andy Franklin of ShelfX, maker of the Vending Fridge, explores how digitally connected weight-sensing shelves are revolutionizing the traditional vending machine | Sponsored by ShelfX