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COVID-19 Test Kit Manufacturer Debuts NYC Flagship Store, Plans Vending Machine Rollout

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Located in Herald Square, the two-story, 9,000-square-foot store showcases the company’s new line of take-home COVID-19 test kits and proprietary vending machines. Wellness4Humanity’s vending machines offer COVID-19 home test kits and dispense FDA Emergency Use Authorization (E.U.A.)-authorized markets, according to a release.

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Lightspeed POS Continues Global Expansion with Acquisition of Vend

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Lightspeed POS , a provider of cloud-based, omnichannel commerce platforms, will acquire cloud-based retail management software company Vend for approximately $350 million. Vend generated revenue of approximately $34 million and gross transaction value of more than $7 billion in the trailing twelve-month period ending December 31st, 2020.

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Shopify vs Vend (2023): Which Solution Should You Choose?

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Shopify vs Vend, which solution is best for your business? The first thing worth noting is that Vend (now part of the Lightspeed family) is a dedicated Point of Sale solution, or POS service, designed to optimize retail operations. Go to the top What is Vend? Let’s dive into our complete comparison. What is Shopify?

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Next-gen vending machines: 5 reasons intelligent vending is trending in ecommerce

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Next-gen vending machines: 5 reasons intelligent vending is trending in ecommerce. Intelligent vending machines are popping up everywhere consumers are found -- from airports to school campuses, business parks, subways, arenas, bars and festivals. How can smart vending machines amplify your omnichannel commerce strategies?

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Contactless Vending Machines Offer Physical Distribution Outlets for Local Brands

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The PopShop Local program, from smart vending and kiosk solutions provider PopCom , allows small businesses to sell their products via PopShop smart vending machines that measure customer engagement and also display ads. The machines are designed for placement in the common areas of participating hotels across the U.S.

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Next-gen vending machines: 5 reasons intelligent vending is trending in ecommerce

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Intelligent vending machines are popping up everywhere consumers are found — from airports to school campuses, business parks, subways, arenas, bars and festivals. The global intelligent vending market is projected to grow 17% over the next 4 years (Technavio) to $12.45 billion, with 40% of this growth coming from the Americas.

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Ulta to Pilot In-Store Sampling and Advertising Tech

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Ulta Beauty is testing new smart vending tech from SOS that will expand the beauty retailer’s in-store sampling program and add in-store advertising capabilities to its retail media offerings for the first time. SOS Co-founders showcase the smart vending capability at Ulta.

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