Breakroom Market Microscope Two

Breakroom Market Microscope One

Welcome to ‘Breakroom Market Microscope One’, the first installment of our five-part unattended retail feature, sponsored by Three Square Market.

AUGUST 2018

Over the coming 5 months, we’ll focus on the opportunities for vending operators that are incumbent in the growing micro-markets sector. In each installment, we’ll introduce an industry figure who will share thoughts with you on his or her particular area of expertise. In addition, we’ll give you opportunities to investigate the subject in greater depth, by providing links to further online reading.

We hope you enjoy Breakroom Market Microscope and find it useful.

Breakroom Market Microscope One'In Breakroom Market Microscope One, Tony Danna of Three Square Market explains why employees love a micro-market. He says: ‘Fresh, healthy selections, efficiency; convenience and better value for money… What’s not to like?’ Go the whole nine yards with Tony, HERE on Planet Vending.

From The Internet

First, the definition of Micro Market (aka Breakroom Market), according to Wikipedia, is  HERE

Applying Category Channels To Grow Your Micro-Market (Kelloggs)
Download a compelling .pdf from one of the world’s leading brand owners, which concludes ‘Micro Markets are a great outlet for those with little time to Eat’. Tony says ‘It’s greeeaaat!’ Click HERE

Micro Markets v Traditional Vending Machines (Kiosk Marketplace.com)
Ever increasing demands on an employee’s time, the expectation of high productivity levels and the requirement to complete deliverables promptly… Corporate life is no picnic, but micro markets have been one of the practical solutions to support this trend and show no sign of going away. as reflected in the rapid growth of the industry. Got time? It’s HERE

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Looking Ahead: Micro Markets And OCS Will Drive Growth (vendingmarketwatch.com)
Micro markets will experience continued growth in the next year in the US. Currently, the majority of operators don’t believe their areas are saturated, which leaves plenty of potential micro market locations to convert. Will the UK follow suit? Food for thought, HERE

Breakroom Market Microscope One'Should You Dress Up Your Micro Market? (Mondelez International)
The word from the Foodservice arm of a huge brand: ‘the parameters of micro markets are different than traditional vending or pantry service. Micro markets are flexible, meaning there is no “set” way it should be dressed up. The idea is to create a new, customized experience in the micro market. Customization is key’ Open the lock? HERE

The State of Michigan, US, has legally defined the term Micro Market. (Kiosk Market Place.com)
We can’t see this happening this side of the pond – what do you think? See what they say about it HERE

How a Breakroom Market can benefit your business (Three Square Market)
– A few words from our Sponsors, Three Square Market, as they explain how this new trend in refreshment solutions can benefit your customers’ businesses. And if they benefit, you can be sure that operators will reap the rewards too… HERE

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Micro Market or Cafeteria? (Vendingmarketwatch)
Still need convincing why every vending operator has a chance to increase revenue and profit by adding to your product and service portfolio? Have a read of this HERE

Breakroom Market Microscope One'Micromarkets in Poland (Planet Vending)
Teletorium from Poland has launched the first micro market of its kind in Europe. It essentially works like an online shop with immediate delivery – and it’s running completely on vending machines. Read more HERE

Free Food as a perk? (EXOS)
There’s debate about whether businesses should be offering free snacks and drinks during the day to employees. Would you change your job for a free Cupcake or Cuppa? HERE

That’s all folks!

 

Breakroom Market Microscope One

We’ll be back on Friday, September 21 when once again, we’ll put Breakroom Markets under the microscope.

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About the author

The Editor

Planet Vending’s Editor is Ian Reynolds-Young and it’s Ian’s unique writing talent that has made PV what it is today – the best read (red) vending blog in the world, and vending’s best read (reed). Ian ‘tripped and fell into vending’, in the capacity of PR executive, before launching a specialist agency, ‘reynoldscopy’, dedicated to the UK Vending business. The company continues to represent the interests of many of the sector’s leading brands.

‘It’s all about telling stories’, he says. ‘We want to make every visit to PV a rewarding experience. By celebrating the achievements of the UK’s operating companies, we’re on a mission to debunk the idea that vending is retailing’s poor relation.’

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