• Is biometrics coming to vending?

    By Vending International on October 26, 2021
    As a super-fast form of payment settlement, the use of biometrics is likely to increase in vending machines and micro markets in the next several years. The use of the technology seems to be a no brainer, particularly where the same set of employees or customers are frequently using the same point of sale. Biometrics, which come in various forms […]
  • The payments trends that merchants should watch out for in 2021

    By Vending International on December 14, 2020
    By About the Author Lee Jones, director of sales – grocery, QSR and selected accounts for Northern Europe at Ingenico, a Worldline brand Making predictions for the year to come is difficult at the best of times. 2020 has been proof of that as we entered unchartered territory across a year that will be remembered for the COVID-19 pandemic, its […]
  • Connected vending: Powering the vending market through payments

    By Vending International on December 8, 2020
    By Darren Anderson, business development manager, self service payments – Ingenico, a Worldline brand The most significant shift in the payments industry to evolve from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the sudden fall in the usage of cash. And while the industry as a whole has been aware of the potential for a cashless future for a while, the shift towards […]
  • Vending is playing its part…

    By Vending International on April 29, 2020
    By Jane MacDonald, managing director at Excel Vending In times of crisis, it is always wonderful to see how people come together to help each other. Since lockdown restrictions have been put in place we can see that countless new “groups” have been formed with the one common goal of helping each other through this horrible episode. It’s a time when you […]
  • The vending evolution and how merchants can benefit

    By Vending International on April 14, 2020
    By Darren Anderson, business development manager, self service and Anthony Wicks, channel partner manager at Ingenico Enterprise Retail Payment systems have come on leaps and bounds in recent years, from cashless transactions to cashier-less checkouts – and the same goes for the unattended market. Now, new self-service checkout options and interactive machines have changed the game entirely, offering next level […]