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Aug 29, 2019

3 Ways to Make Micro Markets Profitable with 50+ Employees

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Unattended Retail

  A few blog posts ago, we covered the 5 capabilities most operators need from their micro market systems (view blog post ). Today, we will be looking at our favorite tips from our recent webinar with Mike Cascione Jr. (CC Vending), Michael Johnson (Yoke Payments), and Ben Mills (USA Technologies) on how to make micro […]

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Aug 5, 2019

Three Self-Serve Retail Models to Connect and Engage with Your Customers

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Unattended Retail

Times are changing, and technology is catching up – cashless payments can be found almost anywhere, from break rooms to airports to stores. It is a trend that started long before Amazon Go and is continuing to grow along with the continuous growth of the digital world. Consumers are enjoying self-serve kiosks, micro-markets, and interactive […]

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Jul 29, 2019

5 Capabilities You Need from Your Integrated OCS Software

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Office Coffee Service

In our latest blog series, we’ve been looking beyond the capabilities of cashless to explore the other top features that unattended retail and micro market operators should look for in an enterprise software solution. In this last installment of our series, we’ll be focusing our attention on the capabilities that operators need from their integrated […]

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Jul 10, 2019

Micro Market, Major Capabilities: 5 Capabilities You Need from Your Integrated Micro Market Software

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Unattended Retail

In our last blog post, we discussed the top five capabilities—outside of cashless transactions—that retail operators should be looking for in an enterprise software solution. Now, we’re going a step further, exploring the functionality that operators need from their micro market software.  Micro markets, which offer automated self-checkout and unattended payment experiences, require more than just […]

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Jun 17, 2019

The Three C’s of Recruiting the Next Generation of Self-Serve Leaders

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Industry News

Both Millennials and Generation Z will make up a majority of the workforce by next year. Early Millennials are approaching late 30s, and taking on greater leadership roles in their companies, while Generation Z is just entering the workforce.  Sometimes dubbed as “the instant gratification generation,” this younger cohort comes with a set of expectations […]

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Jun 7, 2019

Your Business is Changing: Six Future-Forward Capabilities Your Enterprise Solution Needs Beyond Cashless

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Cashless Trends

As an unattended retail operator, you already know that the industry is rapidly shifting towards cashless and mobile transactions—especially as a new generation of customers embraces the convenience of cashless like never before. Already, 79% of Gen Zers surveyed report using a digital payment service at least once per month. But while cashless is the […]

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Mar 15, 2019

USAT’s Maeve McKenna-Duska Discusses the Future of Unattended Retail, Impact of Amazon Go and Digital Payments as the Bridge to Consumers

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CES

During CES in Las Vegas in January, Maeve McKenna-Duska, VP of Marketing and Strategic Development of USA Technologies, offered her insights on unattended retail during a one-on-one fireside chat. Below are a few takeaways. To watch the full interview, click here. Why is unattended retail important? Unattended retail, as an industry, has been around for […]

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Jan 3, 2019

3 Reasons Why Electronic Invoicing Improves Your P&L at OCS Accounts

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Office Coffee Service

Invoicing. Does this word remind you of the effort involved with reconciliation and resolution of dispute with clients? If it does, you are definitely not alone.Office Coffee Service (OCS) operators often site Invoicing as one area of operations that they would like significant improvement in, and we bring to you the one step you can take to transform […]

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Nov 20, 2018

Money20/20 Recap: The Future of Money is Now

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Cashless Trends

For years, Money20/20 has hung its hat on defining what the financial industry considers to be the “future” of money. For most of the recent past, this has encompassed themes such as increasing consumer adoption of new digital currency and mobile wallets, or emerging ecosystems linked to any form of online payments, and even hypothetical […]

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