According to the Automation Report UK, the UK premium self-serve coffee segment grew 11% year-on-year. As an operator, this growth could help boost sales for your business, but only if you do so smartly. Enter grab-and-go with office coffee stations. 

Employees want quick, convenient access to both their favourite coffee and a range of grab-and-go snacks. The challenge lies in meeting these expectations without complicating the transaction process or disrupting the flow. How can you provide a seamless experience that keeps everyone satisfied and boosts your revenue? This is where PicoCoffee™ steps in.

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The Challenge: Enhancing the Office Coffee Experience 

Office coffee stations have grown beyond being simple caffeine stops; they are now essential social and productivity hubs. However, the traditional setup often falls short in offering the convenience and variety that modern work environments demand. Operators must overcome several hurdles: 

  • Disjointed Transactions: Employees often have to make separate transactions for coffee and snacks, leading to longer wait times and frustration. 
  • Limited Offerings: Standard coffee stations usually lack a variety of grab-and-go options, missing out on potential revenue. 
  • Operational Inefficiencies: Managing different payment systems for coffee and snacks can be cumbersome and time-consuming. 

How to Add Grab-and-Go to Office Coffee Stations 

Integrating grab-and-go options with your office coffee service can enhance convenience, boost sales, and improve overall customer satisfaction. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you achieve this transformation: 

  1.  Assess Your Space: Evaluate the current layout of your coffee station. Identify areas where you can add shelving or displays for grab-and-go items without disrupting the flow of traffic. Ensure there’s enough space for employees to comfortably browse and make selections. 
  2. Curate Your Product Selection: Choose a variety of snacks and refreshments that complement your office coffee offerings. Include breakfast items, healthy snacks, and indulgent treats to cater to different tastes and dietary preferences. Rotate products periodically to keep the selection fresh and appealing.
  3. Optimise Display and Placement: Place grab-and-go items in high-visibility areas near the coffee machines. Use attractive displays and clear signage to highlight special offers and new products. Ensure the layout is intuitive, guiding employees through a smooth selection process.
  4. Implement a Unified Payment System: Streamline the purchasing process by integrating a single payment system for both coffee and snacks. This reduces wait times and enhances the overall experience, encouraging employees to make additional purchases. PicoCoffee is a perfect solution that allows for one payment terminal for fresh coffee and delicious snacks. 
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The Easier Solution: PicoCoffee

While integrating grab-and-go options can significantly enhance your office coffee station, managing separate transactions and payment systems can still be challenging. This is where PicoCoffee™ comes in, offering a seamless and efficient solution. 

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Why PicoCoffee™? 

PicoCoffee™ is an innovative, cashless payment device designed for automatic tabletop coffee machines. It enables customers to purchase beverages and grab-and-go items in a single transaction, simplifying the entire process. 

Key Features and Benefits: 

  1. Unified Transactions: PicoCoffee™ allows for multiple purchases in one go, eliminating the need for separate transactions. This streamlines the process, reduces wait times, and enhances the customer experience.
  2. Increased Revenue Opportunities: By placing grab-and-go items near the PicoCoffee™ device, you can drive additional sales through impulse purchases. The convenience of cashless payment encourages customers to add more items to their cart.
  3. Engaging Interface: The touchscreen display guides users through the payment process and influences sales by showing cart itemisations, ads, and branding.
  1. Operational Efficiency: PicoCoffee™ merges back-office management and reporting for both coffee vending and micro market channels, saving time and providing valuable insights into sales patterns and customer preferences.
  2. Easy Deployment: The plug-and-play design of PicoCoffee™, complete with a custom-built stand, ensures quick and hassle-free setup. No need for expensive fixtures or complex installations.

Why Choose 365 Retail Markets? 

Choosing PicoCoffee™ means partnering with 365 Retail Markets, the industry leader in unattended retail technology. With over 4,000,000 active accounts in 20+ countries around the world, 365 Retail Markets offers award-winning technology, 24/7 support, and a commitment to constant innovation. We don’t just provide a transaction device; we build partnerships that help your business thrive. 

Offer More Options and Increase Output with PicoCoffee™ 

Ready to revolutionise your office coffee services? With PicoCoffee™, you can effortlessly integrate grab-and-go options, streamline transactions, and boost your revenue. Transform your coffee station into a one-stop convenience hub and enhance the workplace experience for your employees. 

To discover how PicoCoffee™ can elevate your service offerings and drive business growth, contact us today and start offering more options to your customers while increasing your revenue. 


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