2015, August

Tested Here First

Tested Here First Did you know 365 Retail Markets has an on-site MicroMarket completely run by employees? Every month, a new MicroMarket committee, composed of employees throughout the organization, is responsible for maintaining the MicroMarket. The diverse team brings a unique perspective to some of the challenges faced while stocking, inventorying and setting promotions. This experience helps us understand our operators’ needs and some of the difficulties they face on the job. Based on these hands on experiences, we are able to continue to innovate and create products that make operator’s (and our) jobs easier and more profitable. Digital Signage Some of our newest offerings are based on needs we have in our MicroMarket. Inventory Management tools have been developed and user tested in-house based on our desire to have a faster, more intuitive inventory tracking system. The new Inventory Management tools have led to increased inventory accuracy and more stability when switching between MicroMarket Committees. On the other hand, the rotating MicroMarket committee can lead to “adventurous” food ordering leading to an ever-changing lineup of food (and never-ending debates between Munchos fans and Apple Chip enthusiasts). Our MicroMarket uses Digital Signage to help us promote new products as they are introduced into the market and run successful promotions on some of the foods that do not perform as well or may be close to expiration. Be sure to keep an eye out for more of our MicroMarket innovations!

July iCASH Winners and Employee Anniversaries

iCASH Values Each month, we take the time to recognize our team members that best exemplified our core values; innovation, collaboration, accountability, service and happiness (iCASH) for the month. Join us in recognizing the July iCASH winners!  

July iCASH winners include:

  • Dan (innovation)
  • Garry (collaboration)
  • Roney (accountability)
  • Jeff G. (service)
  • Roney (happiness)
Happiness leads to success and success will lead to Happiness. iCASH is an easy way to articulate the core values necessary for successful individual performance and responsible teamwork participation.
IMG_7953Old School Ninjas  We are also celebrating five employee anniversaries for the month of July. After 1 year of service our team members are given the "Old School Ninja" award and then receive ribbons (read: karate belts) for each additional year of service after that.   In July, we had 4 team members earning Old School Ninja status and 1 Ninja earning a second year "belt" including:
  • John C. (1 year)
  • Wes (1 year)
  • Jovahn (1 years)
  • Amber (1 years)
  • Antwain (2 year)

365 Retail Markets Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest – Growing Private Companies

Inc 5000 Listin365 Retail Markets ranked No. 321 on the exclusive list achieving 1,459% revenue growth from 2011-2014. August 17, 2015 - Troy, MI Inc. magazine has ranked 365 Retail Markets, the global leader in MicroMarket technology- offering a best in class POS platform for the vending, foodservice and hospitality industry, NO. 321 on its 34th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 5000.
“So much of our focus is on developing great software and products that it is hard to pay attention to the performance of the company outside of our direct peers.” says Joe Hessling, CEO of 365 Retail Markets  “It is quite an honor to even make the list, to be so high up is humbling. The credit goes to our team members and customers, whose support makes any success at 365 possible.”
The 2015 Inc. 5000, unveiled online at Inc.com and with the top 500 companies featured in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 18 to September 22) is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. The average company on the list achieved a mind-boggling three-year growth of 490%. Since 2011, 365 Retail Markets has expanded their product and service offerings, achieved a 1,459% increase in revenue growth and has added 55 new jobs.
"The story of this year’s Inc. 5000 is the story of great leadership. In an incredibly competitive business landscape, it takes something extraordinary to take your company to the top,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “You have to remember that the average company on the Inc. 5000 grew nearly six-fold since 2012. Business owners don’t achieve that kind of success by accident."
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000. About 365 Retail Markets 365 Retail Markets, an expanding, self-checkout technology company based in Troy, Michigan, offers the best-in-class platform for vending, foodservice and hospitality. Its proprietary, 365 MicroMarket, is a turnkey, unmanned market that allows customers to increase sales, improve the customer experience and increase profits while decreasing operating costs. 365 Retail Markets has been pioneering innovation in the vending industry for over five years and continues to revolutionize the market with superior technology and ultimate flexibility in customization and branding. For more information about 365 Retail Markets, visit www.365retailmarkets.com. You can also join 365 Retail Markets on FacebookTwitterGoogle+YouTube and Linkedin. Link to press release on PRWeb: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/08/prweb12906160.htm