Automated kiosks are becoming established for some nonfood categories, with DVD rental units achieving widespread acceptance
Automated self-service has become a way of life for many Americans. For supermarkets wrestling with space, security and personnel issues related to some nonfood categories, kiosks can be a viable solution for DVD rentals, digital photo processing, expensive products like iPods, health information, coin sorting, gift cards and, the latest entry, prescription refill pick up. Ease of use of new generations of these advanced vending machines makes them more appealing to shoppers than their ...
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