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MicroMarket Microscope One: Today’s Foodservice ‘Must-Have’.

MicroMarket Microscope One is sponsored by 365 Retail Markets.

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The Technology That Connects Consumers to Products.
Lead Story: The most important thing to consider when implementing MicroMarkets is the technology that connects consumers to products. The convenience technology is the muscle of your MicroMarket. This articoe highlights a few innovative technologies from 365 Markets that will provide both you and your consumers with increased efficiency and enhanced experiences. Read it HERE

Shop. Pay. Snack. Be Happy!
People around the world want a variety of food options at their fingertips at work. MicroMarkets are 24/7/365, unmanned, self-checkout convenience stores that offer a variety of fresh food, beverage and snack options at work! Learn more about how MicroMarkets can benefit you and your locations. An informative video, HERE

MicroMarkets Multiply Thanks To Convenient, Healthier Options With Higher Margins. (Food Navigator USA)
Unmanned micro-markets that blend the convenience of a vending machine with the fresh, healthy selection more typically found in the prepared section of a grocery store or a quick service restaurant “are the wave of the future,” according to an executive with the National Automatic Merchandising Association.Full low-down is HERE

MicroMarket Microscope One
Jeff Lyons and Herb Modesitt

Pair of Industry Veterans Join Five Star, Expanding The Company’s Sales Organization (Vending Marketwatch)
A boom in MicroMarket business has led canteen franchise Five Star Food Service to announce the addition of industry veterans Jeff Lyons and Herb Modesitt to their growing sales organization. Background Info? HERE

USAT Expands Seed Markets Integration

Gimme Launches VMS For MicroMarket, Vending And OCS/Delivery Management At NAMA (Vending Marketwatch)
Gimme VMS uses live field data to provide magnified access into operational data. This translates to increased sales from optimized merchandising at the point of sale, fewer stockouts, and increased route and warehouse efficiency, as you’ll read HERE.

USAT Expands Seed Markets Integration With Multiple MicroMarket Providers. (Vending Times)
Through Seed Markets, owners and operators of MicroMarket companies benefit from one standard set of tools including simplified route management, efficient warehouse pre-picking, a single reporting interface and cash accountability. More? HERE

Five Star Scoops Up Southern Refreshment Services, Leading Acquisition Streak (Vending Times)
Three of the four acquisitions made by the company were tucked in to the company’s existing Canteen franchise footprint, while the fourth expanded its franchise area across Georgia’s midsection including the entire metro Atlanta. There’s a lot going on, as you’ll see HERE

MicroMarket Microscope OneThe Story of 365 Retail Markets – On Video.
An in-house chat with 365’s President of International, John Chidiac, tin which he discusses 365’s global success. In this three-part exclusive interview series, John explains why MicroMarkets is going global, what people around the world should know about 365 MicroMarkets, the future of MicroMarkets, and more.
PART ONE IS HERE
PART TWO IS HERE
PART THREE IS HERE

Apriva, AveriGo Partner On Mobile-First Micro Market Solution (ATM Marketplace)
The shopper scans or browses products, adds them to the cart and purchases them with a credit or debit card on the app. This essentially turns the shopper’s smartphone into a personal kiosk and provides vending operators with instant access to data on market traffic, sales, inventory and shopping behavior. More HERE

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