Apple Pay and interactive kiosks

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The next wave of major innovation to self-service kiosk solutions is the integration of mobile payment solutions, such as Apple Pay.

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Paul Price to keynote Interactive Customer Experience Summit

Paul Price, CEO of marketing technology company Creative Realities, will offer ICX Summit attendees his expert insights and real-world examples for putting the 'wow factor' into the customer experience.

Automated retail separates Legos, luxury goods from competitors

Signifi Solutions is an automated retail provider that sells a variety of items from games to luxury goods inside its vending kiosks. The company recently showcased its Lego kiosk at the National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City.

Five pitfalls to avoid when dispensing cash

Dispensing bills greatly increases the complexity of the device and the logic required by your kiosk application in order to gracefully complete a cash transaction.

Three technologies set to change self-service in 2015

From beacons to bitcoin, these technologies are poised to make a major impact on self-service in the coming months.

Commentary: The tech and features that shoppers want

A new large-scale shopper survey sheds light on consumers who mix online and in-store shopping in whatever way is most convenient for them.

What's in store for 2015?

Millennials controlling 70% of the spending power in the U.S. creates vast uncertainty amongst retailers; but with the strongest economy in years, optimism prevails as we begin 2015.

New Year's resolution: Start the year with a great plan for your business

If you’re one of those people who have great intentions but lack follow through, writing a good business plan is the first major test of your commitment.

Driving the Ford F-150 truck experience

Ford Trucks is employing showroom kiosks to help prospective customers kick the tires on the new F-150.

Critical factors to consider when implementing kiosks in restaurants

Age demographics and type of restaurant are crucial in decision making for self-service POS systems, indicates new study.

5 for 5: McDonald's, order kiosks, mobile power and health care

The most-read articles on Kiosk Marketplace in November reveal a significant interest in order and patient check-in kiosks, mobile power kiosks, and how self-service is being used to improve sales and customer satisfaction.

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Adilas, Janefour20 to partner on marijuana kiosks

Adilas said it has completed the integration of POS and various business functions with Janefour20, including rigorous testing to ensure excellent uptime and field reliability.

New bitcoin ATM open for business in Washington mall

The ATM allows a user to carry out transactions of up to $3,000 USD a day at the machine.

Shell stations getting Fuel Rewards kiosks

The Fuel Rewards kiosks, rolling out in participating Shell stations nationwide, allow Shell customers to join the Fuel Rewards program and activate their Fuel Rewards cards quickly and easily.

Redbox is leaving Canada

Customers can continue to rent movies from the kiosks until February 13, and will have until March 5 to return them.

NRF announces support for new patent reform effort

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Robert Goodlatte, R-Va., introduced the Innovation Act, an updated version of legislation that passed the House in 2013 by a bipartisan vote of 325 to 91.

Amazon opens first staffed pickup location

Amazon announced today the grand opening of Amazon@Purdue, its first-ever staffed customer order pickup and drop-off location, housed in the Krach Leadership Center at Purdue University's West Lafayette, Indiana, campus.

Mattress store goes completely associate-free

Management monitors the store via web cams, and shoppers can place their orders whenever they are ready on the in-store kiosks.

Belly opts for Moki to drive consumer-facing tablets

Cloud-based software provider Moki has announced that Belly, which it says is the country's largest customer loyalty network and marketing solution, has selected Moki's Total Control to manage, secure and analyze 11,500 customer-facing digital signage kiosk tablets that power Belly's loyalty program in more than 10,000 businesses worldwide.

FaceCake virtual dressing room celebrates Super Bowl XLIX with 'NFL Fan Style Tour'

FaceCake's Swivel Virtual Dressing Room engages fans instantly, letting them get their game on with the latest NFL styles and Gameday spirit gear aboard a 53-foot long, 2,000-square-foot event truck, creating a one-of-a-kind interactive fusion of fashion and football.

100 million Automated-X shares retired

Automated-X Inc., a Salt Lake City-based automation technology company, announced that two majority shareholders have retired 100 million shares each of restricted stock.

UGG deploys Demandware kiosks in 5 UK stores

Demandware Inc., provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, announced that UGG Australia, designer and distributer of apparel and footwear, deployed Demandware's Digital Store solution in five of its U.K. stores.

U-Vend attends Las Vegas tailgating show

U-Vend Inc., a consumer products and technology company that develops, distributes and markets next-generation self-serve electronic kiosks in a variety of retail environments, announced its attendance at the 2015 Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas.

Retail kiosk provider Automated-X sets up shop in Chicago

Automated-X, provider of automated retail kiosks and technologies, announced that it has moved its corporate headquarters from Houston to Chicago.

Outerwall to release Q4 2014 results

Outerwall Inc., parent company of Redbox, Coinstar and EcoATM kiosks, will report 2014 Q4 and full-year financial results on Thursday, Feb. 5, after the market closes.

HP unveils retail system for kiosks

HP announced several new retail technologies to enhance security, customer experience and enable operational efficiencies at the NRF BIG Show in New York City at the Javits Convention Center.

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Learn how many retailers -- both large and small -- are incorporating kiosks and other self-service solutions into their business models.