Vending machines are most often associated with soda, chips, candy bars and the like. In the workplace, then, it would only make sense that vending machines are associated with a once-or-twice-a-day break time indulgence. However, there is a type of vending machine that can actually help increase performance-a coffee vending machine. These coffee vending machines … More Coffee Vending Machines and Worker Productivity
Vending machines and cash go hand-in-hand. Being frustrated when a vending machine rejects a wrinkled dollar bill or dealing with the inconvenience of not having exact change are problems that many people know all too well. Vending machines were a technology that was very slow to adapt to the uptick in the use of credit … More Vending Machines Adapting to Uptick in Use of Credit and Debit Cards
How many times have you grabbed a piece of chocolate or a chocolate candy bar from one of the many snack vending machines you encounter each day? Probably more than you can count. There’s nothing more satisfying than a piece of chocolate to help you get through the mid-day slump or to just treat yourself. … More What Do You Know about Chocolate?
Once upon a time healthy vending machine choices were a losing proposition. The selection was poor, the food was hard on the taste buds and most items expired before selling. Consumers professed they wanted more healthy choices but they rarely purchased such items. Many vending machine operators are still smarting from these events. And while … More Four Myths Surrounding Healthy Vending Options
Americans are becoming more and more health conscious. As a result, vending machines have had to keep up with this trend toward making healthier lifestyle choices. While many in the vending industry were understandably concerned that healthy snacks and drinks would not be big hits with vending consumers, just the opposite has proven true. Consumers … More Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices in the Workplace
Ask anyone in today’s workforce and they will likely tell you that they are looking to work for a company that offers more than just a competitive salary, retirement plan and insurance benefits (although these things are still important). Instead, they want the kind of unique, and often simple, perks that make them feel appreciated. … More The Importance of Offering Employee Perks
It may come as a surprise to many that bottled water is on the brink of surpassing soda as the most popular drink in the United States. This seismic demand for bottle water is occurring everywhere, from grocery stores and convenience shops to restaurants and vending machines. The rise in the popularity of bottled water … More Bottled Water Poised to Overtake Soda as Most Popular Beverage