These machines are right at home in a plethora of retail environments – not just physical stores – and provide a wider range of shopping experiences. Vending machines in the U.S. sell approximately $7 billion in goods annually. Kiosks in quick-service restaurants (QSR) impact your lunch purchases as fast-food brands roll out order kiosks. Most have found the order kiosks speed up order entry and increase the timely delivery of food.
Specialty vending machines will continue to grow in importance and value to consumers, especially when they ease a pain point or increase convenience for customers.