With growth rates that look more like tech companies and less like vending operators, the interactive retail kiosk market is poised to reach $1B just three years from now. The newly released Retail Kiosk Report, in collaboration with USA Technologies, tracks the growth and the use cases across 11 retail segments.
John Miller, CEO of Cali Group, told Karen Webster in a recent interview that the new kiosk was placed in the store along with the regular old self-ordering kiosk that requires customers to input their phone number or email address manually to access loyalty points.
USA Technologies, which provides technology to the self-service retail market, is enabling a Missouri-based food service provider to accept cashless payments on all of its vending machines.
The word “vending machine” elicits a few typical images: candy bars, chips and soft drinks — though if one spends enough time in an airport personal electronics might make the list.
Flat Out of Heels founder Dawn Dickson takes us inside one of the segments driving that growth: kiosks that sell shoes.
While quick service restaurants can be slow to innovate, soup, salad and bowls eateries may be among the more forward-thinking of the bunch.
Mastercard’s Sherri Haymond, executive vice president of digital partnerships at Mastercard, says that its product development roadmap is largely driven by the needs of the end users who experience payments pain – whether that involves being paid or paying others – she told PYMNTS in a recent discussion.
If only shopping weren’t so … shoppy. Sure, eCommerce takes away a lot of the hassle, but sometimes you need that last-minute pair of sunglasses or gloves, and ordering them online just isn’t an option. At least, not until Amazon invests in some beam-me-up magic.
Unattended retail may be making the used car salesman a thing of the past. In the latest Unattended Retail Tracker™, Ryan Keeton, co-founder and chief brand officer for Carvana, takes PYMNTS inside the five-story glass kiosks that now sell pre-owned cars.
In an interview with PYMNTS’ Karen Webster, Sam Hall, chief product and technology officer of ClassPass, offered some updates on what the fitness subscription service is doing to bring workouts to the digital age.