Vending Insight 32

Vending insight 32: All-In Deposit Return Scheme Most Economically Viable

Hello again and welcome to Vending Insight 32, brought to you with the assistance of our friends at Vianet Smart Machines in association with Vendman, the UK’s Number One ERP software for vending operators.

All-In Deposit Return Scheme Most Economically Viable, Says Diebold Nixdorf (Talking Retail)

The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ proposed ‘all-in’ deposit return scheme model is the most “economically viable”, according to reverse vending machine manufacturer Diebold Nixdorf. Will this influence your plans to recycle single-use plastic bottles? Find out, HERE

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Mark Pawsey, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Packaging Manufacturing Industry, at Diebold Nixdorf’s Kent factory

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Researchers combing through archives discovered that cigarette makers had applied their marketing wizardry to sweetened beverages and turned generations of children into loyal customers. Interesting stuff, HERE

Global Sugar-Free Food And Beverages Market 2019 Analysis, Opportunities And Forecast To 2025 (EIN Newsdesk)

Find out what’s covered in this long awaited report and download a free sample chapter, HERE

Selecta Group Publishes First Sustainability Report (Vending Times)

Selecta Group, Europe’s leading vending and coffee service provider, has published its first annual Sustainability Report, which outlines key achievements in 2018 and its sustainability strategy for 2019. Heads Up, HERE

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The Internet Of Things Is Creating The Smart Cities Of Tomorrow (Forbes)

The Smart Cities of tomorrow are taking shape. They take advantage of the devices in our homes and businesses and the data they create to enhance the quality of life for the people living and working within them. Step into the future, HERE

Coffee at a Crossroads: National Coffee Association USA Shares 2019 National Coffee Drinking Trends (Vending Market Watch)

Vending Insight 32New consumer values have changed the game for coffee in the States – but the industry is adapting – and thriving – by embracing innovation and transparency. See for yourself, HERE

Is The Cashless Society On The Way To The UK? (Wales Online)

Debit cards overtook cash for the first time in June 2018, fuelled in part by a surge in the adoption of cashless technology. More? HERE

Ten ways AI & Machine Learning Are Revolutionizing Omnichannel (B2C)

AI and machine learning are enabling omnichannel strategies to scale by providing insights into the changing needs and preferences of customers, creating customer journeys that scale, delivering consistent experiences. Read Louis Columbus, HERE

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Are You Omnichannel, Multichannel, Or Multimodal? (Customer Think)

A recent report by ContactBabel not only explains the difference, including pros and cons, but it also shows detailed research by contact center size and industry, giving you a peak at which verticals are embracing digital transformation and which are struggling to use CX as a competitive edge. Blow y9ur mind, HERE

Vending Insight 32The Omnichannel Features Customers Most Want Are… (Chain Store Age)

According to “Special Report: Real-Time Retail,” a new study from Boston Retail Partners (BRP), 56% of consumers indicated that they were likely to shop at a retailer that allowed them to have a shared cart across PC, smartphone and brick-and-mortar channels versus a retailer that does not offer this service. Bothered? Look HERE

That’s it for Vending Insight 32. Vending Insight 33 will be with you in a fortnight on 29 March. See you then.

Meanwhile. Planet Vending’s Vending Insight Archive is HERE

About the author

The Editor

Planet Vending’s Editor is Ian Reynolds-Young and it’s Ian’s unique writing talent that has made PV what it is today – the best read (red) vending blog in the world, and vending’s best read (reed). Ian ‘tripped and fell into vending’, in the capacity of PR executive, before launching a specialist agency, ‘reynoldscopy’, dedicated to the UK Vending business. The company continues to represent the interests of many of the sector’s leading brands.

‘It’s all about telling stories’, he says. ‘We want to make every visit to PV a rewarding experience. By celebrating the achievements of the UK’s operating companies, we’re on a mission to debunk the idea that vending is retailing’s poor relation.’

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