Retail kiosk delivers virtual shopping cart, purchase options

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Retail and inventory solutions company OrderWithMe is rolling out the ShopWithMe kiosk for retail, a POS platform allowing shoppers to purchase from a retailers catalog while in the store.

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McDonald’s 'aggressive change' includes digitization, millennial outreach

McDonald's is scrambling for solutions after its profit fell by 30 percent in Q3. CEO Don Thompson outlined some strategies the company is working on to remedy this continued slide, many of which will be in effect in some capacity in 2015.

Self-service technology doctors up health care, pt. I

Self-service technology, kiosks especially, may be changing the way we access health care and the privacy issues we encounter from the pharmacy desk to the doctor's diagnosis.

PayToo CEO: 'Facebook for the unbanked customer's financial needs'

PayToo's CEO Michel Poignant discusses the company's kiosk launch and plans for the future.

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.

Check out Panera To You

The store layout is dominated by ordering, order pick-up and wait-area seating.

UK shoppers using less cash, British Retail Consortium says

Self-checkout and new ways to pay are leading to a decrease in the use of cash in the U.K., according to a BRC study.

Supermarket self-checkout technology approaching tipping point?

Will all new supermarkets include the technology? And what about other retail segments?

Panera 2.0 picks up self-service speed

The Panera Bread chain is embracing digital, kiosk and mobile ordering to speed in-and-out times, improve service.

The Waiting Dead: Can self-service kiosks prevent the zombie apocalypse? [infographic]

This infographic shows locations where apocalyptic backlogs of warm bodies are commonly found and gives examples of how businesses are using kiosks to combat them.

Clover Station takes on tablet POS market

The payment processor First Data acquired Clover and the loyalty platform Perka as part of its market growth strategy.

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Rockwell Collins airline kiosks, applications earnings 'exceeding expectations'

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins Inc. announced a 15-percent increase in sales for Q4 2014 compared to Q4 2013.

Symitar intros self-service bank app

Technology and payment services provider Jack Henry & Associates Inc. and its Symitar division announced a new app, Episys Anywhere, that allows credit union employees to perform branch functions on a tablet.

Survey says: 9 out of 10 have been frustrated by self-service tech

Many customers report being frustrated by self-service technology; is human interaction still the key to getting customer service right?

USA Tech to report Q1 2015 results in November

Wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry solutions provider for small-ticket, self-service retailing industries USA Technologies will report its first quarter fiscal 2015 financial results on Friday, Nov. 14, before the financial markets opening.

Hertz demos car rental kiosk at SEMA

The Hertz Corporation is scheduled to demonstrate its new web-based portal, the HIRS for Repair Shops, at the 2014 Specialty Equipment Market Association.

Amid budget cuts, Minnesota library saves bucks with checkout kiosks

Great River Regional Library hopes to install more kiosks at branches with circulation figures of less than 100,000 items a year

Vivonet names new CEO

Vancouver, Canada-based omnichannel provider Vivonet Acquisitions Ltd. has named Alaa Pasha as the company's new president and CEO, replacing Ryan Volberg.

Patient Kiosk by iPatient checks in at Las Vegas health care show

IPatientCare Inc. will showcase its Patient Kiosk, Revenue Cycle Management and ICD-10 ready Electronic Health Records and Practice Management System at the upcoming Medical Group Management Association conference in Las Vegas, October 26-29, 2014.

Rent-A-Center credits kiosks for revenue increase

Rent-A-Center announced an increase of 2 percent in total revenues for third quarter 2014

Australian storage facility opts for self-service

Helensvale, Australia's Steel Storage has opened a new four-story self-service storage facility designed to maximize rentable area and improve customer experience.

Sydney McDonald's tests customizable ordering kiosk

A Sydney McDonald's has piloted a touchscreen kiosk for guests to customize orders

Kiosk provider acquires wine tech distributor

Grapevine, Texas-based restaurant POS and kiosk technology provider Granbury Solutions has acquired WineWeb.com, a wine industry technology distributor.

Cinemark theater includes ticket kiosk in Ohio renovation plans

Motion picture exhibitor Cinemark Holdings Inc. announced today the renovation of a 16-screen Rave-branded movie theater in Huber Heights, Ohio, including plans for a self-service kiosk.

NEXTEP brings self-order kiosks to Chicago cafe

In a recent case study by food technology provider Nextep Systems, the company outlined the challenged it faced in working with SAVOR…Chicago to accommodate a large number of guests on a budget at Chicago's McCormick Place Convention Center.

Digital Dining software to improve self-service

Digital Dining recently released its latest restaurant POS and management system software version 7.4.3.

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Self-checkout - one of the most ubiquitous self-service applications on the market - has won over customers and has saved retailers tons of money in the process.