Posted by | Oct 16, 2018

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

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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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Posted by | 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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Posted by | Dec 14, 2017

IAAPA Attractions Expo Reflections

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Today’s blog was written by Curtiss Couch, Regional Sales Director, Southeast for USA Technologies.  The “I” in “IAAPA” could stand for imagination. At this year’s exposition, vendors from across the world appealed to the imagination of attendees through their rides, games, and machines, from roller coasters to virtual reality. One of our USA Technologies team members who […]

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Posted by | Nov 7, 2017

THIS IS BIG….. How USAT’s Purchase of Cantaloupe Systems Will Create the First Holistic Enterprise Platform in Unattended Retail

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Acquisition

We are thrilled to announce that we have signed an agreement to acquire Cantaloupe Systems, long recognized as a like-minded innovator bringing smart and effective intelligence software to the vending, micro markets, and office coffee service industry. The acquisition enables us to combine Cantaloupe’s award-winning Logistics and vending intelligence technology with our market-leading payment platform […]

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Posted by | Oct 22, 2017

Money 20/20: Reimagining Payments & Commerce in the Internet-of-Everything

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Money 20/20

Imagine you’re in an airport waiting to catch a flight and you realize you forgot to pack your toothbrush.  Before getting too aggravated, you remember passing a drugstore kiosk on your way through the terminal. You go back to that kiosk, select a toothbrush, scan the item, and then use your fingerprint to pay and […]

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Posted by | Oct 19, 2017

USAT Talks “Cashless” with Cory Hewett of Gimme Technologies

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Cashless Trends

Today’s interview is with Cory Hewett, the CEO and founder of Gimme Technologies, the creator of an innovative vending technology solution that gives vending executives better sales, inventory and service data.   Q: Tell us about Gimme? Where did the name come from? Gimme is a technology company that builds award-winning iPad apps, cloud applications, server integrations, and patently unique wireless […]

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Posted by | Sep 6, 2017

How Millennials Will Drive Retail Personalization

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Guest Perspective

Today’s guest post was written by Cory Hewett, CEO for Gimme Vending Millennials are now the largest generation working today, growing past Gen-Xers[1].  With this changing of the guard, the retail landscape is in the middle of its own rebirth, and like Blockbuster and Sears can attest, being an iconic American brand assures no asylum against […]

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Posted by | Aug 28, 2017

A Cashless Society Enabled by Smart Technology

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Cashless Trends

Today’s post is by guest blogger, Beth Kotz. A new wave of digital disruption has generated momentous progress in payment technology. While the concept of a“cashless” society has generated a lot of buzz in recent years, we’re now seeing numerous platforms deliver secure contactless payment transactions – giving rise to an “Internet of Payment Things.”    […]

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Posted by | Aug 8, 2017

Phoenix Goes on Tour with Merch Vending Machine

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Merch Vending

As we mentioned a few weeks back, Phoenix, the popular french rock band, has been making headlines for its decision to bring a vending machine, aptly named, Super Mercato, on the band’s world tour to sell merchandise and promote their recently released album, Ti Amo. The Super Mercato pop-up shop makes it easy for fans to […]

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Posted by | Jun 1, 2017

Vending Machines – Not Just for Candy Anymore

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Cashless Trends

It is so exciting to watch how the unattended retail market (and vending in general) has transformed in the past year,  and is now reaching new levels of cool. Everything from luxury cars, to makeup, headphones and Snapchat Spectacles and now band merchandise can be found with increasing regularity in vending machines. It goes to show […]

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