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Apr 28, 2016

Top 10 NAMA OneShow Takeaways

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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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Apr 21, 2016

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

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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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Apr 14, 2016

NAMA OneShow Learnings: 5 Best Practices for Implementing A Technology Roadmap

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This guest post was written by Emily F. Porro While most operators understand the long-term benefits of investing in technology including higher customer satisfaction, streamlined processes, greater business efficiency, and higher sales, some can find the prospect of investing and deployment overwhelming. We’re at the NAMA OneShow in Chicago, and today’s session, “Roadmap to Technology: […]

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Apr 13, 2016

A Great Lineup for NAMA OneShow 2016

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This year’s NAMA OneShow is shaping up to be a fantastic event, chock full of great speakers and panels. The USA Technologies (USAT) team is in Chicago and ready to take the stage and discuss how the emergence and adoption of new, innovative payment models are reshaping the retail experience, offering unattended retailers greater opportunities […]

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Apr 8, 2016

Have Cashless Payments Arrived?

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Cashless Trends

2015 was the year cashless payments moved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have as retailers, brands and technology innovators connected the dots to unveil what was truly possible in a connected world.  And nothing was more telling than Apple, Android, Samsung and even Starbucks putting their brands front-and-center in a burgeoning new mobile payments space. […]

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Apr 7, 2016

5 Trends Shaping Cashless and Mobile Payments in 2016

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Cashless Trends

As cashless and mobile payment adoption picks up steam in 2016, innovation is continuing to push the boundaries and old-school cash-based transactions are quickly becoming a thing of the past.  Forrester Research forecasts that mobile payments in the United States will go from $52B in 2015 to $142B by the end of 2019 prompting Maeve […]

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Feb 18, 2016

How to Start a Healthy Vending Business

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Today’s Guest Perspective is brought to you by August Noble of SnackNation. In a world with junk food around every corner, finding healthy options on the go can be nearly impossible.  Luckily,  vending machines can now offer far more variety than just unhealthy food.  Healthy vending machines make an instant impact on the communities they […]

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