It’s easy to waste time and money trying to run a smarter business. Our program will feature experts and industry leaders from the unattended retail market, as they discuss trends, as well as the challenges facing the industry due to the current economic environment, and ways to address them. Each episode will contain valuable information and insights to help grow your business, optimize your operations, and takeaway best practices your business can implement. If you’re looking for winning ideas on managing customer demand and supply, then this show is for you!
E13: Leaders in Payments: Ravi Venkatesan, CEO, Cantaloupe | Episode 196
Greg and Ravi and have an interesting discussion about the self-service economy. Not only is it much more prevalent than we think it is, but it’s also expected to grow to be a $46 billion industry by 2027. According to Ravi, the three dominant drivers for this massive growth spurt include:
Labor shortage Consumer preference And availability of technology Hear Ravi talk about the projected growth spurt of an already prolific industry sector, the convergence of the physical and the digital worlds (coined phigital), and what it looks like to guide a company at the intersection of IoT, digital payments, enterprise SaaS, and self-service kiosk innovation.
E12: Leaders in Payments: Michael Johnson, VP, GM Micro Markets at Cantaloupe | Episode 148
Leaders in Payment podcast host Greg Myers features VP, GM of Micro Markets, Michael Johnson (Cantaloupe, Inc.) in its 148th podcast episode. Together, they take a look at the Unattended Retail space. Tune in this week to hear Michael talk about the growing consumer demand for a frictionless experience when it comes to payments, how AI has helped us take the enormous data dump that came with the digital age and make that data both meaningful and profitable, and what to expect moving forward in terms of cryptocurrency and relevant trends or unique applications predicted to dominate the unattended retail space.
Leaders in Payments: Elyssa Steiner, VP of Marketing at Cantaloupe | Episode 118
Leaders in Payment podcast host Greg Myers features VP of Marketing, Elyssa Steiner (Cantaloupe, Inc.) in its 118th podcast episode. Together, they take a look at the Unattended Retail space. On this episode Elyssa Steiner discusses the results of Cantaloupe’s recent survey which targeted more than 2,000 census-based US adults. Greg and Elyssa talk about some of the surprises compared to last year, some of the latest trends, micro markets and much much more.
The Year of the Touchscreen: How New Readers Are Gearing Up to Change the Vending Landscape
While retrofitting machines with touchscreen card readers is nothing new to vending operators, advancements in screen technology and sweeping changes in consumer behavior due to COVID has set the stage for the next generation of readers to be perfectly positioned to meet customers’ needs.
Tune in to hear how the newest touchscreen readers are being used by some of the nation’s leading vending operators to attain micro market-style functionality.
What You’ll Learn:
How touchscreen readers drive more customer engagement. How to attain micro market level functionality on vending machines. Why post-COVID consumers are attracted to touchscreens. NEW product announcement from Cantaloupe. For more information on pre-ordering the ePort Engage, click here.
Leaders in Payments: Sean Feeney, CEO at Cantaloupe | Episode 90
Leaders in Payment podcast host Greg Myers features CEO, Sean Feeney (Cantaloupe, Inc.) in its 90th podcast episode. Together, they discuss Cantaloupe's business and innovation in the unattended retail market. You'll also get to know more about CEO, Sean Feeney, including why he left retirement to work for Cantaloupe and what he's most passionate about today.
Tune-in to hear Sean speak on the following hot topics:
Rebranding to Cantaloupe Business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic Company longevity and innovation Accepting crypto payments
Everything Unattended Retailers Should Know About 3G, 4G, and Beyond
Podcast ft. Jodi Bogen, Senior Manager (Verizon), Aaron Feitner, IoT Client Partner (Verizon), and Elyssa Steiner, VP of Marketing (Cantaloupe, Inc.)
The approaching sunset of the 3G cellular network has left many unattended retail operators unsure what this change means for their business. We went to the source and sat down with the experts at Verizon to get you the answers you need to stay informed on the upgrade to 4G.
Tune in to learn:
Why are these networks changing now? How is the 4G different than 3G, and how will it benefit businesses? Should unattended retailers be thinking about spending extra for 5G? How should I plan for my 4G device upgrades?