Kiosks in Retail 101

Self-service kiosks increasingly are becoming a fixture of the retail landscape. As they become more popular, the devices are changing the way retailers serve their customers.

Type: Special Report


Sankyo TRIO Reader Payment Device

Sankyo TRIO Reader Payment Device. The TRIO reader is a small, stylish payment device that accepts all cashless payment methods such as contact, contactless, magnetic stripe and even mobile. This smart reader implements all the payment logic internally which makes it easier for the integrator to pass certification.

Type: Fact Sheet

Sponsor: Nidec Sankyo America Corporation

Budgeting for your interactive project

Are you thinking of initiating a kiosk or interactive merchandising program? In order to achieve appropriate budget parameters, you must set clearly defined goals. The purpose of this paper is to give all parties a framework to think about the important first steps.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.

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Are self-checkouts causing shopper frustration?

Shoppers are abandoning their shopping carts if they struggle with self-checkout, a new study finds.

Globox picks up where Redbox left off

The startup caters to diverse ethnic populations who are underserved by the mainstream films offered by Redbox.

In-aisle self-scanning enters the Middle East

A concept store in Abu Dhabi implements in-aisle scanning to go with the area's modernization project.

Motorola's imaging scanner looks to make a lasting impression (Video)

The company said its six-sided biopic imaging scanner is future-ready with smartphone integration and RFID.

NRF: Motorola's MP6000 bioptic imaging checkout

At this year's NRF show, representatives from Motorola were on hand to demonstrate the company's new multi-plane bioptic imager, the MP6000 scanner. According to Motorola, the scanner works at extremely high speed and accuracy rates, and works with damaged barcodes, as well as barcodes on plastic loyalty cards or a mobile phone screen.

NRF 2012: The 360-degree scanner evolves

At retail's Big Show, Wincor Nixdorf showed the lastest generation of its flagship self-checkout unit.

Checkout system ShelfX allows shoppers to skip lines

ShelfX will eliminate long lines and the need for cashiers, but how adoptable is the platform?

Is self-checkout in danger of checking out?

Troubling news from Albertsons and Kroger is raising concerns about the future of self-checkout.

Digital signage & coupon kiosks aim for redbox-like ubiquity

Coupon Express digital signage kiosks are gaining steam in their drive toward market penetration.

NEXTEP expands services to different markets

The company announces new kiosk and digital signage deployments.

Supermarket savings: Seeing returns on kiosk deployment in grocery

Retail grocers are under scrutiny to prove strong return on investment (ROI) for any capital expenditure or endeavor — especially technology — making the connection from investment to bottom line impact more important than ever. Exactly what the ROI is will depend on the goals of the project.

Grocery chain requires self-checkout

A grocery chain focused on self-service is expanding throughout California, Arizona and Nevada. Apparently, the Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, a subsidiary of British-owned Tesco, not only offers a self-service option, it's a requirement. Shoppers bag their own groceries, find...

Coca-Cola dispenses recycling center that rewards consumers

Consumers will not only feel good about helping the environment when they recycle cans and bottles, but they will also earn rewards when they use Coca-Cola's Reimagine Beverage Containers recycling centers. The first center opened last month in the parking...

Growth in self-serve POS, DVD kiosk rental give NCR strong 3Q

NCR reports healthy revenues in the quarter as clients worldwide turned to its self-serve devices.

Electronic Coupons that make more sense

It’s like getting free popcorn at the end of the movie. It just doesn’t make sense to receive your coupons when you’re heading out the door of the grocery store, or hardware store, or any retail outlet.That’s why there’s a trend among retailers to provide coupons to customers through a kiosk as they enter the store.

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Supermarkets & Grocery-related kiosks and potential technology on Kiosk Marketplace.