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The sleek interactive system premiered recently in San Diego, and continues to wow customers with engaging design and thoughtful product selections
“Often while traveling, women find they have forgotten their favorite beauty product," she said. "Now, with our Automated Beauty Stores, women (and men) can get premier brands at a competitive price, quickly and conveniently.”
The new system, built by AVT, won Best New System Design 2014. The judging panel included industry experts, design consultants, editors and consumer groups.
The GlamOn® Hollywood Automated Beauty Store rocked the beauty industry when first introduced.
While there have been a few automated retailing systems stocked with cosmetics in the past, none have been curated with the world’s finest brands, which are normally only available in the finest department stores such as Barney’s, upscale dermatologist offices, and exclusive spas.
Canteen announced that they have acquired Classic Food Services, in Durham, North Carolina, a full-line vending operations that started in 1965.
Subway to Go Mobile. Subway has partnered with Softcard to begin accepting mobile payments at the chain's 26,000 U.S. locations. The launch follows a successful pilot program.
Soft Drink Makers Begin Drive to Cut Caloric Intake
The three largest soft drink manufacturers have pledged to cut the number of sugary drink calories that Americans consume by one-fifth in a decade.
Dine in, Take out, or Delivery? A new study states that your age determines whether you want to eat at a restaurant, get the food to go, or have it delivered. The older you are, the more inclined to dine in, while the younger gen prefers delivery. Those in the middle will drive to a restaurant, but get the food to go.