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Editor’s picks: 6 highlights of 2014


January 7, 2015
By Canadian Vending

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Jan. 7, 2015, Simcoe, Ont. – 2014 was an interesting one for the
Canadian vending industry, marked by new technology like facial
recognition and new opportunities like micro markets. Before we all
tackle the challenges 2015 holds, take a look back at the stories we explored.

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Jan. 7, 2015, Simcoe, Ont. – 2014 was an interesting one for the
Canadian vending industry, marked by new technology like facial
recognition and new opportunities like micro markets. Before we all
tackle the challenges 2015 holds, take a quick glimpse back at the stories we explored.

The carrot or the stick?

How to address growing demand for great taste and greater
nutrition

UBC vending goes cashless

Convenient student cards encourage spending and provide
information for university operations, writes Jim Chliboyko.

Coffee Trends: The changing tastes of North Americans

Columnist Brian Martell explored how Canada and the United
States tend to follow similar consumer preference patterns when it comes to
food and beverage.

Green Reads on the GO

Necessity was the mother of invention for the designer of a
sustainable used-book vending machine

When Dana Clarke couldn’t find what she was looking for, she
did what most others would not think to do: she designed it herself.

Gold 2.0

Is the Bitcoin here to stay? Michelle Brisebois explored the
thinking behind this rogue currency.

Quebec CAMA show combines old and new

This year's CAMA convention and trade show encouraged the
vending industry to look to the future while soaking up the culture of a city
more than 400 years old. Between trying their hand at poker and shaking hands with keynote speaker Jacques Demers, attendees found time to check out new products and equipment the show had to offer.

Canadian Vending invites you to share your highlights of 2014. What has your company been up to? What innovations caught your attention? What changes do you see on the horizon? Share your stories with associate editor Colleen Cross at ccross@annexweb.com.



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