U-Vend expands self-service kiosks into Las Vegas market

U-Vend Inc., kiosk manufacturers for retail, has expanded its self-service ice cream kiosks, Mini Melts, into Las Vegas.

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Why retail robots are ridiculous

When it comes to the retail market in 2015, the key word is omnichannel. Consumers today need and want the ability to have a shopping experience their way, but that doesn’t necessarily mean we need to overstimulate them with alternative technology.

Kiosk security: Preventing key threats

In our interconnected world, a single crime can lead to far greater ramifications for a company, including the kiosk industry. With this in mind, how do we improve overall security to mitigate these risks?

Retail kiosks 101

Retail is a battlefield. You have endless options facing off against each other in combat, with the reward of customer money and loyalty on the line. Kiosks can be a valuable addition to your retail armory.

7-Eleven Hong Kong rolls out Avengers: Age of Ultron QR code kiosk

Ultron spawned many clones of himself during the Age of Ultron movie, and the movie in turn is spawning vast numbers of promotions and tie-ins.

Now kiosks are delivering freshly baked pizzas

Pizza is the go-to meal for almost every occasion. Normally there are only a few options to purchase pizza such as frozen, carryout or delivery. However, kiosk manufacturer A1 concepts has crafted a new pizza kiosk which will allow consumers to purchase a fresh pizza on the spot.

Kiosks and connectivity: Changing bricks and mortar to clicks and mortar

Interactive kiosks and tablets provide a point of connection for the consumer and have become a catalyst to purchasing; these connected kiosks and tablets are changing the brick-and-mortar store to the click-and-mortar store, kiosk expert says.

Recovering your keys at kiosks

Many of us can relate to that horrible feeling when you into your pocket to pull out your keys only to find nothing but lint. You empty all of your pockets, but still your key remains elusive.

Merchandising for the Connected Consumer

Who is the Connected Consumer? With a constant connection to the web and social media via a smart mobile device, the connected consumer is an informed shopper actively seeking the best value for a desired good.

Apple Pay and interactive kiosks

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

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.

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Shell Fuel Rewards kiosk wins 'Best Retail Deployment' at the ICX Association Awards

The Shell Fuel Rewards kiosk program, developed by Frank Mayer and Associates, recently won an award for Best Retail Deployment at the ICX Association Industry Excellence Awards.

Telecom company integrates new in-store bill payment kiosks

Telecom and technology services company C-Spire has rolled out Source Technologies bill payment kiosk for in-store bill payments.

AVT unveils Multi-Shopper Smart Vending System

AVT Inc. has announced its latest vending kiosk, the Multi-Shopper Smart Vending System, which provides a variety of customization options, according to an AVT press release.

GTS inaugurates online ordering

Thermal paper supplier has rolled out a new online store for customers to order ATM paper, mobile printer paper and stock thermal paper.

Mainstreet partners with AML for omnichannel retail tech

Retail systems provider Mainstreet Inc. has announced a partnership with self-service kiosk manufacturer AML to provide interactive customer engagement technology.

Virginia greeting card kiosks provide customized cards

People in Virginia can create their own personalized greeting cards via kiosks developed by startup Card Isle.

Marijuana kiosks holding cash securely in Colorado

Marijuana dispensers from Janefour20 act as a cash register and vault to avoid theft.

Custom vending kiosks unveiled at NAMA One Show

Custom kiosk manufacturer AVT has unveiled several of its new kiosks at a vending supplier conference, the NAMA One Show. Its most notable showcases were its new Marley Coffee Kiosk and Canna Energy Drink dispenser.

Self-service VAT refund kiosks piloted in Seoul, MIlan

Global Blue, an expert in value-added tax refunds for travellers, has launched pilot projects with self-service kiosks in several luxury department stores worldwide, according to an announcement from kiosk provider Kiosk Solutions.

Boating retailer West Marine deploys in-store digital signage kiosks

North American boating and accessories retailer West Marine, with more than 300 stores in 38 states, has deployed digital signage West Advisor kiosks in stores to provide product details and video-based buyer's guides, according to an announcement from DT Research.

TigerLogic releases socially powered digital signage app for Google Chromebox

The Postano Kiosk App is designed to create new social media opportunities for in-store digital signage.

Credit kiosk co inks deal with retail group

Versatile Credit, the provider of kiosk solutions linking lenders with consumers applying for credit in retail stores, today announced that it has partnered with MEGA Group USA, an organization of retailers focused on delivering excellence in products and service.

Korean retailer implements photocopy and fax kiosks

GS25, a Korean convenience store, has expanded its services by offering electronic kiosks which allow users to make photocopies and send faxes.

ModiFace releases augmented reality makeup simulators for kiosks

ModiFace has released a tool called the ModiFace Mirror which will allow users to simulate the effects of various makeup on their face using augmented reality technology. The ModiFace mirror will be available both from an iOS app and kiosks.

Key copy kiosks coming to Lowe's

KeyMe, a kiosk developer, will be installing their key copy kiosks in Lowe's this year. These kiosks stay true to their name by allowing users to insert their keys and make duplicates.

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