Japanese city promotes tourism with anime-themed soda kiosks

As part of its campaign to attract anime fans, the city of Tachikawa in the Western Tokyo Metropolis has installed soft drink vending machines featuring illustrations of various anime characters from the popular series "A Certain Magical Index" in five...

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Location, location, location: Experts offer advice for in-store kiosk placement

Kiosk vendors provide tips on the best places to locate self-service kiosks in your store.

The psychology of effective kiosk placement

Given the costs involved with kiosk deployment, it’s worthwhile to understand the psychology behind effective kiosk placement.

Traditional merchandising in the age of self-service

With retailers becoming increasingly dependent on self-service, traditional merchandising is more important than ever.

EMN8 rebrands to Tillster as company evolves beyond kiosks

Tillster's CEO explains the motive behind the name change, and how kiosks will remain part of the digital platform. 

Kodak Alaris: A consumer photo business reborn

Executives from Kodak Alaris discuss how the age-old company has emerged a leaner, more focused enterprise.

Staples takes a page from the omnichannel playbook (Video)

The office supply chain's recent prototype stores aim to blend online with in-store.

Cincinnati Chevy dealer drives the tablet trend forward

Kiosks utilizing Microsoft Surface Pro tablets created an engaging showroom environment.

DSA Industry Excellence Awards honor best in screen media (Video)

Interactive kiosk and digital signage technologies are helping move the industry forward.

Domino's delivers self-service to California colleges

Self-service ordering kiosks by EMN8 boost Domino's brand presence in college residence halls.

Kiosks and magic mirrors highlight high-tech Tesco pilot

Tesco seeks to 'catch and keep' digital shoppers with new technology and help from Cisco's latest study.

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NEWS


Old Navy vending machines dispense free flip flops

In the run-up to its annual $1 summer flip-flop sale on June 28, Old Navy has been dispensing free flips from vending machines in locations around New York and Los Angeles.

Hospital rolls out new technology to improve patient management

June 24, 2014 – YORK, PA. Espanola Regional Hospital and Health Centre, a community hospital in Espanola, Ontario, Canada, called on Livewire Digital in York, Pennsylvania, to introduce new technology to gather and prioritize patient admitting information in their triage area of their new emergency annex.

AVT targets NASCAR fans with clothing partnership

Custom vending machine supplier AVT is aiming to develop brand recognition among 75 million NASCAR fans via a clothing line partnership. Panic Switch Army, a clothing line that caters for NASCAR fans, was co-founded by NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, former...

AV Rental Depot signs kiosk rental and distribution agreement with URway

Audio visual equipment rentals and event production company AV Rental Depot (AVRD), has signed a kiosk sales and rental distribution agreement with Saint Petersburg, Florida-based URway Holdings.

Monetary Authority forces re-brand for Macau Bitcoin ATM

Coinnet says that the Bitcoin machines it plans to install in Macau will be marketed as two-way Bitcoin exchange kiosks, not ATMs, the Macau Business Daily reports. The name change follows a warning from the Monetary Authority of Macau, which...

Mini Coke machines sell mini Cokes

Coca-Cola worked with advertising firm Ogilvy & Mather Berlin to promote its miniature Coke cans at mini newsstand kiosks with mini vending machines in five German cities. Each promotional kiosk contained a miniature vending machine that dispenses 7.5-ounce mini-Coke cans,...

Fresh Healthy Vending reports healthy franchise sales

Fresh Healthy Vending International, a San Diego-based healthy vending franchisor, said it ended March 2014 with sales bookings of 96 Fresh Healthy Vending machines to six new and two existing franchisees, as well as a sale to an existing corporate...

Village Vending brings back English village stores

Village Vending, a company based in the small historic town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire, U.K., is providing self-service kiosks with the look and feel of traditional village stores. Village stores, once the center of English rural life, have been on the...

U.S. Bank launches E-Payment kiosks

U.S. Bank Global Treasury Management is offering new E-Payment Service Kiosks for businesses, utilities, government entities and non-profit organizations which want to accept electronic payments from their customers on site. The free-standing kiosks are similar to ATMs and accept a...

Armodilo to showcase interactive tablet kiosk during Las Vegas trade show

Armodilo will be featuring its new tablet display products, Sphere and AURA, at the upcoming GlobalShop show in Las Vegas, the company announced in a press release. Sphere is a point-of-purchase tablet designed for retail environments and AURA is designed...

Armodilo to showcase new tablet kiosk stands at DSE14

Armodilo announced that it will showcase its new tablet stands, Sphere and AURA, during the upcoming Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas. The company said Sphere is designed for point-of-purchase use, while AURA is being marketed as a brandable kiosk. "Sphere is our new point-of-purchase display system designed specifically for retail environments.

Kodak extends photo partnership with Bartell Drugs

Kodak Alaris announced that it has renewed a multi-year agreement with Bartell Drugs, the oldest family-run drug store chain in the nation. According to the companies, the agreement enables Bartell's to provide consumers with a complete photo shopping experience, and...

Wincor Nixdorf to demo McDonald's-themed self-order kiosk

At this week's Wincor World 2014 trade show, Wincor Nixdorf will showcase a kiosk application in a replica of a McDonald's restaurant, where guests at McDonald's can use an Easy Order terminal to place their menu orders themselves and pay...

Walls + Forms introduces wireless retail kiosk

Walls + Forms, Inc. announced that it now has a wireless retail kiosk that is designed for cell phone and accessories display.

Burroughs, GetBranded partner on branding installation venture

GetBranded.com, a branding solutions provider, and Burroughs, an ATM maintenance and support provider, have teamed up to provide nationwide ATM and kiosk branding installation services. The partnership allows GetBranded.com to offer a turnkey, design-to-installation branding service. "Now that we have...

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