Micro markets

  • Unattended retail solution is proving popular for the NHS

    By Vending International on August 29, 2023
    A one-stop automated retail solution is proving popular for staff and visitors at the East Surrey Hospital, part of the Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. The recently installed system offers hospital patients and staff a choice of vending and drink options and is sited in a high-traffic location, close to one of the hospital’s main entrances. In addition to […]
  • Selecta opens its first Foodies-On-The-Go for air travel

    By Vending International on July 27, 2022
    Selecta has opened East Midlands Airport’s first Foodies-On-The Go; an unattended retail solution, offering well-known snacks and drinks 24/7 using Smart Fridge technology. Situated in the check-in hall before security, the new facility is installed ahead of the airports’ busiest weeks of the year for passenger travel. Customers will be able to enjoy a great cup of Lavazza coffee, a […]
  • Co-op launches 24-hour self-serve food offering

    By Vending International on September 20, 2021
    Convenience retailer, Co-op has launched its first food-to-go offer with its new ‘micro-supermarket’ proposition, in response to a change in shopping behaviours. The retail giant is expanding its portfolio with its first ever 24-hour self-serve, cashless micro-market at the head office for British Manufacturer and home of the iconic Henry and Hetty the Hoover, Numatic. Based at the Numatic main […]
  • Cashless technology to support post-pandemic vending.

    By Vending International on June 11, 2021
    New research from the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) has revealed an 11% YoY increase in cashless vending technology (36% to 47%) despite the drop in overall operator revenue and customer consumption. The findings from the AVA’s annual Census for 2020, which consists of submissions from the operators of 310,000 machines around the UK showcased more than double (58%) the purchase […]
  • The solution that automates the traditional company canteen

    By Vending International on May 7, 2021
    MrLunch is an innovative company canteen solution that offers employees a wide range of ready meals and drinks distributed by vending machines. It is based on an idea by FreshFood24, a German company that manages catering services for businesses, events and gyms, and provided in collaboration with Rheavendors Servomat, German branch of Rhea Vendors Group, is one of the largest […]
  • Selecta celebrates 200th micro market in Europe

    By Vending International on October 14, 2020
    Selecta Group, has installed its 200th micro market in Europe with the most recent launch at medical supplies manufacturer Renolit, based in the Netherlands.   Selecta’s micro markets, branded FOODIE’S in mainland Europe and Express HUB in the UK and Ireland – offer a self-service, ‘grab-and-go’ refreshment solution for the workplace. Employees can access healthy, fresh lunches, tasty snacks and a […]
  • Express Vending adapts grab-and-go convenience catering to meet COVID-19 restrictions

    By Vending International on July 1, 2020
    Express Vending has adapted its HUB micromarkets to ensure they are COVID-19 compliant, as businesses start to reopen post-lockdown. The latest HUBs come with new COVID-19 secure features including: • Perspex screens and social distancing floor stickers • Touch-free product scanning and payment with a new smartphone app • One-way systems to control the flow of traffic • Hygienic touch-free […]
  • Selecta introduces its micro market concept in Germany

    By Vending International on December 14, 2019
    European route-based unattended self-service retailer, Selecta, has introduced its FOODIE’S micro market workplace solution in Germany. The first FOODIE’S micro market concept was opened in Frankfurt, and the concept is now offered throughout Germany. FOODIE’S micro market is an unattended self-service market offering healthy and great tasting food and drinks for employees in the workplace 24/7. FOODIE’S can be perfectly […]