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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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Nov 13, 2018

5 Must-Do’s to Improve the Customer Experience in OCS

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Customer Experience

You are only as strong as your morning coffee. Is this your life motto? While it may be what kick starts our day, coffee has certainly expanded from a drink to an experience. Customers expect more from their morning coffee than ever before and these trends don’t seem to be slowing down. While we talk […]

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Oct 16, 2018

The Future of Payments : Goodbye Cash, Hello Virtual Payments!

Unattended Retail
Cashless Trends

Remember the old saying, “Cash is KING?” Well, we are in a time where cash is really no longer king anymore and things like credit or debit cards, digital wallets and even apps are taking over the ways in which consumers pay today. If anything, cash has become a pain to deal with, regardless if […]

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Jan 8, 2018

USA Technologies is Headed to CES – Join Us!

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CES

The USAT team is excited for CES (Consumer Electronics Show) — the world’s largest consumer electronics expo in Las Vegas January 9-12, 2018, and we have some fun things in store! The team will be on hand to offer insight into the future of retail by discussing the many innovations self-serve retail has demonstrated in […]

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