Century Foodservice Installs Avanti Market In New Bedford, Mass.

Century Foodservice in Acushnet, Mass. recently installed an Avanti Market self checkout system in Precix, an industrial product manufacturer in New Bedford, Mass., according to The Standard Times in New Bedford, Mass. For the full story, click here.

Editor’s Insight: The self checkout market is still such a new and exciting innovation that consumer newspapers find it newsworthy when they are installed.

Refreshment service operators who prefer to keep their customer arrangements private must consider the possibility that when something new is introduced, the local media will want to inform the public. Operators need to balance their concerns about privacy with the public relations value that the local media can provide them. 11-14-11 By Elliot Maras