Vending and micro-market operators that properly manage and market their businesses have a much higher growth rate and chance of success than those that don't. Out of all the things we have seen operators do, we have narrowed down the top 5 things that we believe all vending and micro-market operators need to have in their marketing arsenal to be successful in the long term. 1. Location Management - Get Found How many times have you been hungry and pulled [...]
Don't you hate when vending machines don't work? You shake and punch the machine, but it eats your money, and you get nothing in return. This is not to mention the fact that you didn't want the old bag of chips in the back, but you were so hungry that you paid for them anyway. Now you have no money and no chips. There's got to be a better way. Lucky for you, there is. That better option is micro-markets, [...]
Vending machines are rapidly disappearing from offices, and micro-markets are taking their place. A micro-market is essentially a mini convenience store in an office break room, and carries a much larger selection of food and beverage products than a vending machine, including many fresh and healthy options. And the products are attractively merchandised to make the micro-market more inviting to shoppers. Studies have shown that a break room with a micro-market significantly improves employee productivity and morale. Now [...]
GrabScanGo offers operators a visionary solution The product: GrabScanGo – A Bluetooth, beacon based micro market app. Long before the pandemic, Steve Closser, co-founder of Translucent, the industry’s leading micro market consultant, had been urging many of his operator clients to utilize micro market apps. “Apps are the future, they save operators money and apps make it possible to service smaller locations,” said Closser in a 2019 interview. “Unfortunately, many operators are stuck on the idea that a micro market needs to [...]
Touch Free Solution – GrabScanGo A relative newcomer (started by Intel veterans) that is getting positive operator reviews, GrabScanGo offers an intriguing technology solution that promises the lowest cost structure for any app in the micro market industry. With touch free solutions being sought after by operators and their clients, GrabScanGo is experiencing steady growth. Read the rest of the article here.
Every Smartphone Becomes a Personal Kiosk for a Low-Cost-of-Entry Solution Scottsdale, Ariz. and Cerritos, Cali., April 22, 2019 – Apriva, LLC, a technology company providing an adaptive platform for secure mobile communications and omnichannel payments, and AveriGo, LLC, a software solutions provider for the vending and food/beverage service industries, today announced a disruptive new technology for launching micro markets without upfront equipment, network, or software costs. This mobile-first solution allows vending operators to launch new micro markets in a matter of [...]