What's in store for 2015?

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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.

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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.

Can self-service providers influence industry trends and market demand?

It's commonplace to assume that self-service providers should react to industry trends as market demand. But what if we could actually influence and shape these forces and positively impact the self-service industry in the process?

Android, iPad, Windows – The Tablet OS Landscape

We reached out to an external IT professional for his take on the iOS, Windows, and Android tablet debate.

Four tips on claiming the technophobe market

With all the attention tech-savvy millennials are getting for their love of self-service, there's a forgotten market demographic that could mean more revenue for your kiosk – if only you could get their attention.

3D printing becomes a kiosk-friendly technology

Imagine it's the holiday season and instead of trudging from department store to department store, or surfing from website to website waiting and hoping the right gift is delivered, you can simply walk up to a single store kiosk and create custom gifts for your entire family on the spot.

CONNECT Summit to delve into the evolving impact of mobile

Nikki Baird, Jack Philbin among the keynote speakers for the inaugural executive event.

Mobile and kiosks: One brand's touchpoint formula

Using mobile device and kiosk features, your brand can be integrated into nearly every phase of a consumer's day.

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NEWS


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.

Outerwall continues charitable partnership with Seattle Seahawks

Outerwall Inc., parent company of Redbox entertainment, Coinstar money services and ecoATM electronics recycling, announced that it will extend the company's charitable partnership with the Seattle Seahawks Spirit of 12 program through the 2014 NFL playoffs.

Direct Source to feature Bouncepad kiosks at retail show

The company will showcase its services at the National Retail Federation Big Show in January.

Star Micronics to feature kiosk, digital tech at retail show

Edison, New Jersey-based Star Micronics America, a manufacturer of mobile, POS, and customer engagement solutions, will showcase its new solutions at the 104th Annual National Retail Federation Convention in January at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

Lowe's launches mobile robot kiosk

Lowe’s Innovation Labs, Fellow Robots and Singularity University have partnered to launch retail robot kiosk OSHbot in Orchard Supply Hardware, a Lowe's Company Inc. store.

Sterilyfe USA's digital advertising hand sanitation kiosk 'exceeding expectations'

Sterilyfe USA's launch of the patented digital advertising hand sanitation kiosk into Harris Teeter Grocery, a Kroger owned company, is exceeding expectations according to the company's analytics.

Second TV audition kiosk opens in Southern California

BBooth, Inc, The Talent Discovery Company, launched its latest TV audition booth at the Hollywood and Highland Center Court in Los Angeles.

Kiosk company 'strongly in favor' of FDA ruling for nutritional labels on vending machines

Blint Shakes, the developers an automated kiosk that dispenses blended protein shakes, announced their support for the recent FDA rule requiring vending machines to place nutritional information for each product sold in a highly visible location.

Wincor Nixdorf to unveil latest kiosk, discuss global trends at NRF

Wincor Nixdorf, provider of retail and banking IT solutions, announced an update to its attendance at the National Retail Federation event in New York.

Stationary POS, kiosks to gain higher market share than mobile POS, research says

ReportsnReports announced the addition of global research report Retail Automation Market by Product Type, Industry & Geography - Analysis & Forecast to 2014 - 2020 in the semiconductor and electronics business intelligence collection of its store.

Digital Denim Doctor 'prescribes' personalized fit at Nordstrom

DL1961 Premium Denim, a Chicago-based denim brand, announced today a retail initiative with Nordstrom on Michigan Avenue.

Piecemaker pilots kiosks in Toys"R"Us

Stores in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania and Totowa, New Jersey can now access Piecemaker 3D toys through a partnership with Toys"R"Us.

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