Provision Interactive to deploy promotional kiosks at Rite Aid stores

Provision Interactive Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Provision Holding Inc., announced plans for the rollout of Provision's 3D Savings Center digital signage kiosks in 200 Rite Aid locations in the New York and Los Angeles markets beginning in 2015.

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Why certification matters

Among the many considerations buyers should bring to the table when selecting a designer and manufacturer for their next cart or kiosk are the certifications the company has earned. An analogy from the consumer world is the NHTSA safety rating. That's the system that gives cars starred rankings on how well they perform in accident scenarios.

Technology meets beauty in a New York subway station

A L'Oreal retail kiosk in the Bryant Park subway station gives New Yorkers a high-tech beauty consultation.

Can you afford to ignore cash in your kiosks?

Although payment options abound, cash should remain part of your business operation.

New Balance builds brand engagement at Foot Locker flagship

The sneaker brand recently launched its 574 customization kiosk that turns shoppers into shoe designers.

5 tips to grow your business with bill-payment kiosks

Convenience store operators can combat a sales dip by offering alternative financial services.

The future of self-service in retail

As the definition of self-service broadens, so too are its applications for retail.

CETW12: Show must go on, despite snow, sleet, Sandy

The show's Mobile Engagement Zone is bigger than ever despite the unpredictable weather.

CETW12: 5 Things to look for at CETW NYC

CETW in New York City is set to open; here's what to look for this year.

Coinstar: Rubi and Redbox Tickets a benefit to retailers

If the company's predictions are correct, coffee and tickets will drive foot traffic to stores.

Startup BYNDL wants to bring mobile payments to unattended retail

Tech originally used to accept cell phone parking payments now coming to vending, kiosks.

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LA kiosk recycles foreign currency into gift cards, charitable donations

Los Angeles-based Leftovercash Inc. rolled out its first automated foreign currency conversion kiosk at the Northridge Fashion Center Mall in the San Fernando Valley.

Outerwall wins software innovation award

Outerwall Inc. is the winner of the 2014 Software AG Innovation Award in Digital Enterprise for its enterprise management software.

Old Navy vending machines dispense free flip flops

In the run-up to its annual $1 summer flip-flop sale on June 28, Old Navy has been dispensing free flips from vending machines in locations around New York and Los Angeles.

Millennial travelers prefer digital shopping

Millennial travelers are willing to spend their money and loyalty points on purchases for ancillary items at self-service kiosk and mobile devices, according to a survey by NCR Corp. "Airports and airlines alike have a unique opportunity to cater to...

Versatile Credit introduces tablet-based credit app device for retail

Versatile Credit has announced the launch of The Hive, a new countertop kiosk designed to fit in more store environments. Versatile Credit is a business unit of Versatile Systems Inc. "We are very excited to introduce The Hive, the latest addition to our rapidly growing credit ecosystem.

Village Vending brings back English village stores

Village Vending, a company based in the small historic town of Ashbourne, Derbyshire, U.K., is providing self-service kiosks with the look and feel of traditional village stores. Village stores, once the center of English rural life, have been on the...

Kodak extends photo partnership with Bartell Drugs

Kodak Alaris announced that it has renewed a multi-year agreement with Bartell Drugs, the oldest family-run drug store chain in the nation. According to the companies, the agreement enables Bartell's to provide consumers with a complete photo shopping experience, and...

AVT licenses wireless management system to Marley Coffee Automated Stores

AVT Inc., a provider of custom vending machines, automated retailing and self-service kiosks, has announced that it has licensed its patented wireless vending management system to Marley Coffee Automated Stores Inc. According to the companies, Marley Automated Coffee Stores is...

Walls + Forms introduces wireless retail kiosk

Walls + Forms, Inc. announced that it now has a wireless retail kiosk that is designed for cell phone and accessories display.

Target Canada's French-only self-checkouts cause controversy

A Target shopper in Montreal has called attention to the apparent lack of English on the retailer's self-checkout kiosks. According to an article on cbc.ca, Anne-Marie Legault began to use the self-checkout kiosk when she found that the machine only...

General Pants Co. goes multichannel with iPad kiosk plan

Australian retailer General Pants Co. announced its plans to deploy a fleet of in-store kiosks during a recent launch event in Sydney. According to an article on powerretail.com.au, the kiosks are iPad-based and blend "fashion shopping, social media and music...

MyRegistry introduces mobile app for retailers

MyRegistry.com has announced the release of its "Kiosk" mobile app on iOS for merchants to operate an in-store gift registry service. According to the company, this new application enables any brick-and-mortar retailer to have sophisticated gift registry tools that in the past could only be afforded by major department stores.

Bartell Drugs rolls out book machine for in-store print-on-demand

Kodak Alaris announced Seattle-based Bartell Drugs will offer consumers a full-service digital-to-print media center for all their custom print needs, via On Demand Books' in-store Espresso Book Machine integrated with KODAK Picture Kiosks. According to the companies, this state-of-the-art center...

NCR APTRA debuts in Africa

Today at the ATM Industry Association Africa Chapter conference, NCR Corp., in collaboration with Bytes Managed Solutions, its exclusive distributor in South Africa and other selected countries, launched NCR APTRA Interactive Teller into the African market. A news release from...

AT&T goes heavy on digital signage, interactivity in KY, OH stores

As the lines between the physical and digital retail worlds blur and consumers turn to their mobile devices and apps to enhance their mobile lifestyle, AT&T said it is transforming its retail stores in Kentucky and Ohio to enhance the...

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As silent salespeople, kiosks do much more than simply provide a service once performed by a human being. Depending on their design, kiosks can help maintain brand identity and help inspire brand loyalty. This research center offers advice on how to maximize the branding potential of a kiosk deployment.