Trends in Retail Displays

More and more, retail displays are seeking to create a multisensory experience to get their message across.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




Opportunities for Self-Service Technology in 2017

The upcoming year promises to be an active one for kiosks and similar self-service devices.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Frank Mayer and Associates, Inc.




2017 Kiosk Marketplace Most Innovative Kiosk Awards

Kiosk Marketplace announces the winners of its inaugural Kiosk Marketplace Most Innovative Kiosk Awards, with six nominees taking honors in eight customer categories based on votes from Kiosk Marketplace readers.

Type: Special Report

Sponsor: FUJIFILM North America Corporation


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Has the time finally arrived in the US for the automated c-store?

Automated food and convenience retail stores have existed for many years, but in the U.S. they have never gained the traction they have achieved in Europe. With new technology, more versatile supply chains and the rise of "food deserts," a new demand for these formats could be at hand.

Top 5 stories for November: Reader interests cover diverse retail segments

Top read stories in November demonstrated the diverse interests of the KioskMarketplace reader audience. Topics covered a wide scope of retail segments, including supermarkets, ATMs and health care establishments.

In the wake of AVT Inc bankruptcy, the company’s pioneering retail technology finds new life

Since AVT Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection in May of 2015, the assets have been purchased and plans have been announced to enhance the the technology.

Top kiosk stories for October: food and convenience dominates reader interest

Kiosk industry members clearly recognize the need to stay on top of change while making sure they are well grounded in sound operating practices.

Top 5 kiosk stories for September

The leaves are beginning to fall, and the heat is abating. Kiosk Marketplace is keeping the heat turned up with fresh stories on subjects ranging from digital signage to restaurants.

Kiosks bring home the bacon: Top 5 stories July 2016

This July, McDonald's turned up the heat with virtual kiosks and robot powered kiosks turned it back down with frozen yogurt. These were just a few of the stories that debuted on Kiosk Marketplace on July 2016.

Kiosks soar into airports

Airports are notorious for poor service and long wait times. However, kiosks are flying to the rescue, providing faster service, entertainment, goods and in one case, life-saving lessons in CPR.

Top 5 kiosk stories: June edition

This month the top stories addressed topics that included keeping outdoor kiosks safe, marijuana kiosk operation and the question of whether kiosks will replace employees in restaurants.

Kiosks turn down the heat with frozen yogurt

With summer heat on the rise, people begin flocking to frozen treats for relief. One company is offering a kiosk solution that vends frozen yogurt with several flavors and toppings.

Jessica Alba's company takes retail by storm

Previously a purely e-company, The Honest Company has moved its environmentally friendly products into kiosks and retailers. CEO Brian Lee gives the rundown on how he and actress Jessica Alba made it happen.

Vending kiosks: the latest trends

Vending machines are not just for snacks anymore. From marijuana to umbrellas, they are pushing into new industries.

Cannabis kiosks: The next revolution in self-service

Marijuana advocates have made headway legalizing the drug in several states. However, banks still refuse to get involved. To deal with this problem, several companies have deployed self-service kiosks that accept cash or virtual currency.

March kiosk news Top 5

Winter is finally over, and in this first month of spring, we have seen many warm stories on freshly baked Pizza ATMs and retail kiosks. It's time to take a look back at the top five most-read stories for March.

Takeout pizza delivered via ATM

The pizza kiosk has been operational in Europe for 13 years. The owner plans to deliver this unique vending kiosk solution to the U.S. this year.

Micro markets vs traditional vending machines

In many offices, micro markets are starting to pop up. They are essentially 'convenience stores at the office', that provide freshly prepared lunches, healthy snacks and drinks that employees can purchase. They are beginning to challenge traditional vending machines.

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From chewing gum to iPods, vending kiosks offer customers convenient access to a wide array of merchandise wherever they are and can open up a whole new sales channel for many consumer brands.

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