Vending machines Restore Dignity to Homeless Women

Vending machines Restore Dignity to Homeless Women

Vending machines Restore Dignity to Homeless Women. Dealing with your monthly period when you have no money is just one of the harsh realities of life for homeless women. But charity organization Share the Dignity is hoping to help women who cannot afford sanitary products by installing vending machines in cities around Australia that dispense…

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Gourmet Cupcakes Fight For Dominance in Vending Machines

Gourmet Cupcakes Fight For Dominance in Vending Machines

A recent article in Business Management News (www.businessmanagement.news), proclaimed, “Who would have thought that the world’s most delicious, mouth-watering, savory, scrumptious gourmet cupcakes would be sold in vending machines? Believe it or not, the war for consumers with a taste for gourmet cupcakes is being fought out in vending machines, and the winners are consumers…

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Amazon Kiosks

Amazon Opens Grocery Pickup Kiosks to Rival Wal-Mart

Amazon opened two grocery pickup kiosks in Seattle, part of its latest effort to enter the $800 billion grocery market and compete with “click and collect” shopping options from big box competitors like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The “AmazonFresh Pickup” spots let shoppers buy groceries online and pick them up in as little as 15 minutes…

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Meat Vending Machine

A Meat Vending Machine?

A Meat Vending Machine? Sounds crazy, but in the most uber-Wisconsin development of the day, RJ’s Meats, the terrific butchery in Hudson, took delivery of a meat vending machine. The refrigerated unit will be stocked with an unspecified selection of meats in the near future. The company claims, via Facebook, that the machine is the first…

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Super Chill!! Coca Cola

Super Chill!! Coca Cola

“Super Chill!! Coca-Cola” made its online debut in 2010. Now the self-freezing drink is finally available in about 1000 special vending machines at 7-Elevens in the Tohoku region of Japan. As demonstrated in the video above, to get the soda to freeze, customers have to first twist off the cap to break the seal. When…

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Energy Drink and Sports Drink Market Reaches $25 Billion

Energy Drink and Sports Drink Market Reaches $25 Billion

Millennials, women, and parents are trading sodas as the energy drink and sports drink market reaches $25 billion. Over the past five years, the U.S. retail market for energy and sports drinks expanded in vigorous fashion culminating in sales of $25 billion in 2016 after rising at an annual rate of 7% over the preceding half decade,…

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The hottest trend in the retail industry.

The Hottest Trend in the Retail Industry

You’ll never guess what the hottest trend in the retail industry is… it’s Food Halls! Consumers are spending more on dining, and this concept turns eating into an adventure. The concept was front and center this week at the International Council of Shopping Centers’ major conference in Las Vegas. Seemingly more than 1,000 industry professionals…

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Airport kiosks

The robots are coming! Sci-fi style airport kiosks roam free!

A swarm of high-tech robot kiosks persistently chased an unsuspecting man in Brussels, Tuesday. The airport kiosks are set to take over airports in the near future, in a bid to phase out manual check-ins. The robots, called ‘Kate’, were created by the Geneva-based SITA Lab. They are designed to not only help with check-ins…

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Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Mandatory

Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Mandatory

Sanitary Napkin Vending Machines Mandatory now in some parts of India. Kerala has become the first state in India to make sanitary napkin vending machines mandatory in all higher secondary schools. With just weeks left for the schools in the state to reopen after summer vacations, the government has mandated all schools to have vending…

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McDonald’s Kiosks

McDonald’s Expanding Touchscreen Kiosks

McDonald’s has installed 11 Just for You touchscreen kiosks at restaurants in and around the Boston area, with plans to add another dozen under the region’s Golden Arches by the end of this year. It’s part of a worldwide effort that started in 2012 when McDonald’s installed touchscreen kiosks in more than 7,000 European locations,…

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