Posts for tag: mobile payments

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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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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Dec 28, 2016

2017, The Year Mobile Payments Win

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Mobile Payments

Change is hard. And nothing underscores that point more than today’s payment environment. With 62 percent of Americans surveyed in a June 2016 Gallup poll  predicting a cashless society in their lifetime, the vast majority of Americans can agree that cash is going the way of the dinosaur in the not too distant future. However, […]

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Dec 2, 2016 Unattended Retail

At one time, the unattended marketplace was a vast desert wasteland. You could only hope that wandering customers would stumble upon your device and have enough change on hand to make a purchase. It all seemed to be left to chance. But what if you could accept whatever payment they preferred? What if you could […]

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Jul 27, 2016

USA Technologies Stories: Greg McCall of Five Star Food Service

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Cashless Trends

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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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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Dec 16, 2015

Cashless, Healthy Vending Go Hand in Hand

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Cashless Trends

At USA Technologies, we watch vending trends closely. One trend, in particular, that continues to gather attention is healthy vending. According to the Snack Food Association, 74 percent of consumers “are trying to eat healthier,” while 65 percent eat specific foods with weight loss in mind. Additional research compiled by the Center for Science in […]

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Nov 10, 2015

USA Technologies Shares Observations from Money 20/20

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Industry News

Returning/recovering from the Money 20/20 Conference — the fourth annual gathering for companies at the intersection of financial services, payments and e-commerce – we wanted to share some of our observations. The level of innovation that is happening in payments is something that can’t easily be expressed in a blog post but suffice to say, […]

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