Posted by Amelia Powell | Aug 5, 2016

USA Tech Stories: Featuring Chris Mixon of AT&T

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We recently caught up with Chris Mixon, ‎Industrial IoT Business Development Manager  of AT&T, to get his thoughts on the evolution of mobile payments in the unattended retail industry. As things are progressing in unattended retail, Chris sees mobile payments becoming more prominent thanks in part to the millennial generation. He continued to say,  “Things […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jul 27, 2016

USA Technologies Stories: Greg McCall of Five Star Food Service

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We had the opportunity to spend some time with Greg McCall, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Five Star Food Service, at the recent NAMA OneShow  event in Las Vegas. Five Star Food Service is one of the largest and most well respected full-line vending, micro market, office coffee service and food services […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jul 15, 2016

USA Tech Honored with IoT Evolution Business Impact Award

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Since 1992, the team at USA Technologies has worked hard to ensure that the unattended retail market has the latest payment technologies to empower their businesses. That hard work was recently honored by TMC and Crossfire Media in the IoT Evolution Business Impact Awards. The award was presented this week at the IoT Evolution Conference […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jun 16, 2016

USAT Study Shows Consumers Respond to Apple Pay POS Messaging with More Payments

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Apple Pay

In March, 2016, we embarked on a study to test whether targeted, point-of-sale advertising of Apple Pay acceptance could increase usage of mobile payments by consumers.  We rolled out digital advertising through our ePort Interactive platform and digital touch-screen cashless device focusing on promoting Apple Pay on 35 select machines that had currently displayed traditional, […]

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Posted by Amelia Powell | Jun 9, 2016

Stephen P. Herbert Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Finalist

Corporate News

Tonight is a big night in Philadelphia as some of the most powerful leaders in the area will gather at the Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award Gala held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.   We are so proud that our esteemed chairman and CEO, Stephen P. Herbert who was recently announced as a finalist […]

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Posted by Stephen Herbert | May 31, 2016

Congrats to Jim Turner, USA Technologies Employee of the Year

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Corporate News

Each year USAT takes time to recognize employees who made outstanding contributions to the company and to select one who stands out in particular. This year, we are proud to honor Jim Turner as the 2015 employee of the year. Although the official celebration took place earlier in the season, we felt it was important […]

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Posted by Mike Lawlor | Apr 28, 2016

Top 10 NAMA OneShow Takeaways

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Cashless Trends

It was an exciting week at the NAMA OneShow in Chicago.  As I walked the floor, talked to customers, prospects, strategic partners and members of the press, and listened to and lead discussions trends shaping the industry in the coming years, I was struck with not only how quickly the industry has changed in a […]

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Posted by Emily Porro | Apr 21, 2016

NAMA OneShow Learnings: Does the Vending Industry Have An Obesity Problem? Public Health Community Unites Against Global Obesity Epidemic


This guest piece was written by Emily F. Porro While the theme of offering healthier, more nutritious snacks was discussed in several sessions at the NAMA OneShow in Chicago last week, the “Nutrition/Health/Wellness: Trends and Opportunities in 2016 and Beyond” session featuring Bill Layden, partner at Foodminds, offered even more serious concerns by the global […]

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Posted by Emily Porro | Apr 15, 2016

NAMA OneShow Learnings: Consumers Want to Connect with Retailers on More than Just Payments


This guest piece was written by Emily F. Porro As the benefits of cashless payments continue to drive adoption within the self- serve and unattended retail markets, moving “beyond the transaction” was a key discussion point during the NAMA OneShow this week. USA Technologies (USAT) has gleaned data from its Knowledge Base proving the benefits […]

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Posted by Emily Porro | Apr 14, 2016

NAMA OneShow Learnings: The Millennial Effect: How a Generation is Changing Unattended Retail from Food to Payments


This guest post was written by Emily F. Porro Tech savvy millennials have been on the minds of retailers for some time, and it is this generations that is helping to drive the adoption of mobile payment technology pushing retailers towards wide-scale adoption of cashless technology solutions. Representing about a fourth of the entire population […]

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