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The impact the global pandemic had on our lives is one of the reasons why cash is in decline while contactless payment has a continuous growth in popularity. A survey done by VISA Consulting Analytics in partnership with The Strawhecker Group shows that 26% of their respondents expect a decrease in the use of cash […]

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  As work places are gradually re-opening with secure COVID-19 measures in place, Caffia collaborated with Vianet looking for a solution for their customers to assist them in providing a safe and hygienic contactless payment solution for their coffee machines, minimising machine contact as much as possible to reduce risk.   The decline of cash as […]

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In the last few years, innovation in contactless technology and corresponding growth in consumer adoption, has grown steadily in momentum towards a time in the near future when the majority of vending machines may only take contactless payment.  That was in a world before Covid-19, and as anticipated, the pandemic has only accelerated the decline […]

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As Vianet continue to grow, and the product offering evolves, Smart Machines expands once again. In the last month we have welcomed some fantastic new employees into the team to really help drive the Smart Machines division forward at a key time in the industry as we see a shift in consumerism along with the […]

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With ‘dirty cash’ identified as a medium for transmitting COVID-19 the final curtain is slowly closing on cash payment – clearing the way for another stellar rise in contactless payment   Contactless was already enjoying huge growth pre COVID-19  For a long time cash has been king in the Vending market. However, with innovation in contactless payment technology and corresponding growth in […]

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Sales statistics give the clearest indication yet of the extent to which cashless payment is penetrating the vending industry. Retailers began to embrace the payment form in 2015/16, but the adoption of card payment in vending lagged a distance behind. However, as soon as the cashless ‘ice’ ad been broken, the pace at which Vianet […]

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All age groups want contactless

All age groups want contactless

20 November 2017, Smart Machines

It doesn’t matter what age you are, contactless is the go-to payment method, and for good reason.

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All change, all change

All change, all change

16 October 2017, Smart Machines

Amidst the chaos of the old £1 coin being replaced, one thing is clear - vending operators need to adopt contactless payment to future-proof their businesses.

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