2014, September

Say Hello to the Support Team

Meet the dedicated 365 Support Team, responsible for ensuring 99.99% uptime in your market, and keeping the energy drink companies in business!

Any questions you have regarding your 365 hardware or software can be answered by one of our friendly and knowledgeable Client Success Specialists. Our awesome Support team works hard to deliver exceptional customer service with quick response times (less than 40 second wait time), 7 days a week. We are proud to say that most cases are closed within 24 hours. Get to know a little more about the dedicated people behind the headsets. Read more

365 Retail Markets’ CEO to Speak at NAMA’s Tech Talks

Screen Shot 2014USE  365 Retail Markets' CEO, Joe Hessling will present a seminar at NAMA Tech Talks that will educate attendees on the correlation between data and profits. Troy, MI— September 17, 2014—365 Retail Markets has signed on to be a sponsor of NAMA’s Tech Talks: Leveraging Vending Technology to Increase Revenue, on October 6-7 in Las Vegas, Nev. This new two-part technology seminar is specially designed to help vending and MicroMarket operators stay current with industry-specific technology and learn what innovative applications may best enhance their customer experience and integrate seamlessly into their business plan. “I am honored to have been asked to participate in NAMA’s Tech Talks,” says 365's CEO, Joe Hessling, “There is so much to share and to learn at these events, I am looking forward to it...” Hessling will also give a presentation on the importance of collecting and using data to have a successful MicroMarket. 365 Retail Markets prides itself on having the most scalable data solution in the industry. “There is so much hype in the technology world, it is easy to get lost in it. Big data is at the core of MicroMarkets and 365 knows what to do with it, I plan on sharing details on the what, why and how at the NAMA Tech Talk," says Hessling. Read More

Operators Can Surpass C-Store Quality, Presentation For Micromarket Success

eblast-gen3angleIndustry expert Jerry McVety is featured in an article in Vending Times giving advice on how MicroMarkets can compete with and stand apart from C-Stores. "The success and rapid growth of the micromarket concept has prompted an ongoing discussion of whether the self-service facilities should be classified as vending, convenience stores or employee breakrooms. The majority of states and localities are treating micromarkets as retail food establishments. A micromarket is not a convenience store and should not be made to look like one. Micromarkets are more limited and focused on a select group of consumers, often offering a wide range of "better-for-you" products, particularly in the fresh fruit and food categories. Selling the same sandwiches, salads and other fresh products that are sold in c-stores may be a mistake that could lead to lower sales and customer satisfaction." Read More

Retail Mindset and Connected Clientele Advance MicroMarkets

Screen Shot 2014-09-08 at 4.05.38 PMBy Emily Jed MicroMarkets are proving to be the next big thing in retail automation as they find favor with vending operators at an accelerated rate. Industry experts project that MicroMarket growth will be exponential as operators and locations in increasing numbers are sold on the fast-growing concept. Thousands of the little self-checkout snack bars are transforming the face of workplace refreshment in locations from coast to coast.   Read more in Vending Times 

Product Spotlight: Freshology


Freshology, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier gourmet healthy prepared foods companies and enjoys one ofthe largest market shares within the healthy meal delivery category. Freshology’sFNG_SetGroup success with its all-natural prepared food products has earned the company a highly loyal customer base. The company’s proprietary branded products are synonymous with taste, quality, and convenience.

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