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  • 5 Steps to Running a Successful Automated Retail Business

    5 Steps to Running a Successful Automated Retail Business

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022

    “ Times are changing. Operators, retailers and brands are all too aware of the limitations of traditional unattended retail devices,“ says Samuel Wilson, Commercial Lead of Invenda Group in the UK and Ireland. “Why not leverage cutting-edge technology to...

  • Nayax and American Express join forces

    Nayax and American Express join forces

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    Nayax has announced a partnership with American Express across the United Kingdom and European Economic Area markets. Unattended business owners such as vending machine, laundromat, or car wash operators who use Nayax cashless card readers can now accept American...

  • New EVA board elected during a successful EVEX-VENDCON

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    The European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) together with the German Vending Association (BDV) organised EVEX-VendCon last week in Bonn in order to combine the international flavour of EVEX with the high concentration of key industry players from...

  • WHA announces plans for ‘Liquid Thinking’ at the 2023 conference and trade show

    WHA announces plans for ‘Liquid Thinking’ at the 2023 conference and trade show

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    The Water Dispenser & Hydration Association (the WHA) is to hold its first conference and trade show in spring 2023 and has announced that  the ‘liquid thinker’, Professor Damian Hughes, (pictured) is to be its keynote speaker. Professor Hughes...

  • Biodegradable lids market expands

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    The global biodegradable lids market is set to reach a valuation of 416.6 Mn US dollars by the end of 2032, according to a report by Future Market Insights. The foodservice industry is one of the most vibrant and dynamic...

  • Community vending project promoted at NEC show

    Community vending project promoted at NEC show

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    The team from community-focused organisation Planed visited the Farm Business Innovation Show held at NEC Birmingham this month to promote one of its current food projects, “Pembrokeshire Fresh Community Vending” (PFCV). Planed has been successful in receiving funding for...

  • Water refill stations and sustainable bottles bring hydration solution to COP27

    Water refill stations and sustainable bottles bring hydration solution to COP27

    By Vending International on November 16, 2022

    Climate leaders gathered for COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, were able to get a taste of a new hydration solution from Swedish water and beverage innovator Bluewater. The company’s purified water refill stations and sustainable reusable bottles allowed delegates...

  • No slow down in takeaways

    By Vending International on October 26, 2022

    New global research has revealed more people are purchasing takeaway or delivery orders today than they were before the recent increase in cost of living. The survey, which was commissioned by Deliverect and conducted by Censuswide, found that 57.34%...

  • Are you aware of plastics packaging tax?

    By Vending International on October 25, 2022

    According to the Vending & Automated Retail Association (AVA) very few manufacturing and importing businesses have registered under the Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT). The Treasury’s own survey suggests that only 10% of businesses are aware of the tax.  However,...