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Are kiosks the next step for restaurant-based digital signage?

The Kiosk: Key to the future of fast food? There’s a lot of buzz surrounding the rise of self-order kiosks in dining establishments, especially quick-serve restaurants. At the recent trade show, I saw first-hand the growing demand for these automated ordering solutions. And as digital menu boards approach the point of saturation in many restaurants,…

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Healthy snacks fastest growing food product in New York

Healthy snacks fastest growing food product in New York, according to a new survey. The poll found that 58% of the 80 New York food and beverage industry executives questioned said that food group was the at top of the list for expected growth. Anchin Block & Anchin, an accounting firm, conducted the poll. The…

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Automated retailing Alps Kiosks

New technologies will redefine automated retailing

New technologies will redefine automated retailing. When faced with a challenging market, retailers, consumer product manufacturers and others seek solutions that are cost-effective, logical, and lead to profitability while advancing the image of the automated retail industry. Can technology be relied on to be the leading accelerant to make this happen? Will more efficient automation…

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Amazon, Whole Foods, and the New World of Automated Retailing

A recent article published in Business Management News described a scene in the future that affects Amazon, Whole Foods and Automated Retailing: “You walk into a store and are greeted by name, by a computer with facial recognition that directs you to the items you need. You peruse a small area — no chance of…

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Reinventing Vending Machines with Fresh Local Food

Reinventing Vending Machines with Fresh Local Food

Reinventing Vending Machines with Fresh Local Food. If your company can’t afford a Google-sized kitchen that doles out free snacks, you might be stuck with an ancient vending machine full of dusty candy bars. But a new startup is trying to offer a better option: fresh food, made by local vendors, tailored to what employees…

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Walmart uses automated vending and retailing solutions

Walmart uses automated vending and retailing solutions

Walmart is trying to make it easier to pick up online grocery orders, so the folks at Walmart built a giant vending machine that retrieves groceries. The retailer is testing a giant self-service kiosk in the parking lot of a supercenter in Warr Acres, Oklahoma, where customers can pick up online grocery orders without interacting…

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What Sears and Kmart closings tell us about the future of retailing

What Sears and Kmart closings tell us about the future of retailing

What Sears and Kmart closings tell us about the future of retailing: The old names continue to go away, while new names replace them online. Is this the future of retailing in America? Yes, and NO. On Wednesday, Sears/Kmart announced another round of store closing that are hitting close to home. Sears is adding 16…

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Kiosks help retail brick and mortar stores stay relevant

Kiosks help retail brick and mortar stores stay relevant

Kiosks help retail brick and mortar stores stay relevant. That’s the finding of a report in Kiosk Marketplace. It’s no secret that many national retail chains are struggling to keep up with the growing threat from e-commerce sites. And with 77 percent of Americans now owning a smartphone, the shift towards mobile and online purchasing…

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Definition of self service kiosk

Definition of self service kiosk

Need a handy definition of a self service kiosk? Kiosk Marketplace has one, based on reader input. Readers were recently asked to select one of five suggested definitions in the interest of establishing a uniform definition. A uniform definition will improve public understanding of kiosks. The Kiosk Marketplace definition of a self service kiosk, is:…

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Vending Machines Serve Food on Trains

Vending Machines Serve Food on Trains

Vending Machines Serve Food on Trains. One issue that constantly plagues Indian trains is food—its quality, pricing and delivery. Often travellers are given stale, overpriced food even on trains which are considered better, or they don’t get it when they need. Indian Railways is gearing up to deal with this problem in a novel way. It…

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