Self-serve pharmacy kiosks arrive in Arizona cities

MedCenter self-serve pharmacy kiosks have been deployed in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, under a pilot program, according to a press release. Six of the kiosks are now available in a variety of locations, including grocery stores, pharmacies and medical clinics,...

United Airlines secures EZ Access certification for self-serve kiosks

United Airlines has incorporated EZ Access technologies into its self-service kiosks to better ensure that the kiosks are accessible to all travelers. "We chose to implement EZ Access into our kiosks because it's not limited to a single disability," Jaymes...

Ikea vending machine offers kitchen tools

Ikea has installed a vending machine at a Stockholm subway station to sell small kitchen items such as a garlic press, an egg slicer and other tools, according to, a retail site.

Grasshopper Kiosks debuts kiosks for dispensing cannabis

Grasshopper Kiosks is launching its latest series of ADA-ompliant automated sales kiosks designed for the legal cannabis industry. The kiosks provide automation for the storage and dispensing of regulated products, according to a press release. Grasshopper's automated sales kiosks were...

Global interactive kiosk market expected to grow 13.43 percent annually through 2021

The global market for interactive kiosks is expected to grow at a combined annual growth rate of 13.43 percent from 2017-2021, according to a report from Technavio. Vendors covered in the report include Diebold, IBM, Kiosk Information Systems, NCR, Hewlett...

Redbox is leaving Canada

Customers can continue to rent movies from the kiosks until February 13, and will have until March 5 to return them.

Samsung demos assisted-selling kiosk, digital signage displays at NRF BIG Show

Samsung Electronics America presented its interactive retail experience at NRF 2015, highlighting a range of solutions for retail environments, from the storefront to the showroom to the loading dock, warehouse and back office.

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.

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, 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, the kiosks are iPad-based and blend "fashion shopping, social media and music...

MyRegistry introduces mobile app for retailers 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.

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