News & Insights2021-07-29T10:39:47-07:00

Self Checkout: Where it Works Well and Where it Doesn’t

Self checkout is a growing trend in the retail industry. More and more stores are offering self checkout as an option for their shoppers. But where does self checkout work well? And where doesn't it? In this post, we will take a look at the pros and cons of self checkout and see where it works best! Self-Checkout Methods There are two main types of self-checkout methods: mobile app and self-checkout terminal. Mobile app self-checkout is when a shopper uses their [...]

Give Your Guests the Ultra-Convenience They Expect – Convert Your Hotel Pantry into a Full-Fledged Lobby Market

The Age of Ultra-Convenience Welcome to the age of Ultra-Convenience! Consumers today are looking for the quickest & easiest way to order & get their groceries, meals, and even alcohol. And they are willing to pay for it. The Covid-19 pandemic only accelerated the transition to ultra-convenience. Delivery & curbside pickup are now widely available from even the smallest stores & restaurants. Companies like Instacart, DoorDash, UberEats & Drizly enabled this transition, because even small businesses could partner with these [...]

Using GrabScanGo “Virtual End Caps” to Promote New Food & Beverage Products

The smartphone-app-based GrabScanGo micro-market system enables powerful “Virtual End Caps” to introduce new food & beverage products to consumers. New Product Introductions Historically, grocery stores & convenience stores have proven to be the best “last mile” channels to introduce new food & beverage products to consumers. The GrabScanGo system now enables micro-markets to join that group. A majority of micro-markets are in workplaces, where employees are able to view, touch & experience the various products available, over the course of [...]

6 Hotel Guest Trends that Every Hotel Manager should Pay Attention To

As a hotel owner or manager, it's important to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in the industry. This will help you attract and satisfy guests, as well as create a more successful hotel. In this article, we'll discuss some of the hottest trends in the hotel world right now. So whether you're looking to revamp your hotel's image or simply want to know what current guests are looking for, here are 6 trends that you should pay attention to: [...]

iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Announces New Partnership with GrabScanGo

Raleigh, N.C. and Cerritos, Calif., June 20, 2022 – iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group announces a new partnership with GrabScanGo to generate revenue by bringing hotels guest-friendly retail marketplaces that require no labor or financial cost on the part of the hotel. In the current tight labor environment, iDEAL acknowledges that hotels are seeking streamlined approaches to revenue generation without trying to become experts in non-core areas of the hotel operation. To maximize productivity, hotels are turning to outsourced professionals to [...]

7 Ways Your Office Will Benefit from a Micro-Market

Your employees work hard each day to deliver results for your company. So, why not show them some appreciation by letting them know that their wellbeing matters? If you want to keep your employees healthy and happy, now couldn't be a better time to introduce an office micro-market. If you're not sure what this is, then both you and your staff are missing out. Here's a rundown on seven ways your office will benefit from a micro-market this year and [...]

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