“This is Convenience Services,” The National Automatic Merchandising Association’s (NAMA) signature video that debuted at the General Session in Las Vegas, is undergoing a roll out to the industry.
Ottawa – The Bank of Canada has unveiled a commemorative $10 bank note celebrating the 150th anniversary of Confederation and showcasing the country's history, land and culture.
Davis, CA – The first public genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 per cent of global coffee production, was released Jan. 13 by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
Aurora, Ont. - CAM Packaging president Gareth Kennedy explains the benefits of a unique combination vending and flexible packaging machine. Brand owners and retailers can give consumers the opportunity to select candy, confectionery and other products and have them packaged in various configurations in pouches. The possibilities are endless. See something totally brand new in the video.
Published in Machines & Accessories
Condo dwellers who run out of milk typically have two options: do without or dash out. But at a growing number of Toronto condos, there’s a third option: pop down to their building’s common area and pick up cream, bread or eggs from a vending machine. Providing that kind of convenience is the motivation behind Grab’nGo Vending’s Micro Shops – small footprint automated kiosks that sell basic grocery items and essentials.
Published in Profiles
Espoo, Finland – VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland plans to develop vending machines that use 3D printing technology to create and dispense customizable snacks.
June 29, 2015 – Whether the challenges arise from understanding consumer behaviour, developing new flavours, tastes and delivery models, or integrating today’s trends around organic and responsible food production, food and beverage organizations have their work cut out for them, according to consulting firm Kalypso.
In this video from V365 Technologies Ltd., market researcher Brad Bachtelle says once U.K. customers are familiar with the vending/c-store hybrids, they love the experience.
Published in Micro Markets
Vending company Happy Vending is bringing vending machines dispensing everything from milk to toiletries to apartment buildings in Yaletown and Burnaby, B.C.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business offers tips on how to exit your business.
Published in Staffing
Customer service expert Jeff Mowatt offers tips on checking your attitude at the door.
Published in Staffing
A salad-vending kiosk in Chicago that offers seven different salad mixes in mason jars was introduced this year. Options included a high-protein and a detox salad.
Published in Healthy Vending
Japanese vending machines are known for their innovation, and leading vending operators into the future with: unconventional products, and technologically-savvy vending machines. Take a look at what many are calling the future of vending!
Published in Beverages
This video will show you how to set the price on single priced can soda vending machine. These are those vending machines where the prices are set in the coin mechanism of the vendor.
Video highlights from the 2012 CAMA Expo in Niagara Falls, Ont.
Published in Associations
The Life of a Bank Note: From the Lab to Your Wallet - Part 1: Research and Development is the first in a five-part series that looks at each step in the life cycle of a bank note.
Carry On BooksTravelling can be alternately hectic and boring – it’s all,…
“Disciplining” adults is ineffectiveThe progressive discipline policy is about punishment – not improvement.
Pepsi buys Muscle MilkThe Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. announced that it has signed…
Canadian-made gummy candies are gluten-free and low sugarSmartSweets are gluten-free gummies that contain no added sugar, sugar…