Online grocery shopping has increased as younger shoppers — accustomed to online everything — have come to view the Web as one of their preferred methods of shopping, according to The St. Louis Post-Dispatch in St. Louis, Mo. For the full story, click here.
Editor’s Insight: A speaker at the recent National Automatic Merchandising Association CoffeeTea&Water event noted that ecommerce is a growth opportunity for office coffee service operators.
Ecommerce is also a growth opportunity for vending operators. Ecommerce does require an investment in software and delivery systems.
Vending and coffee service operators struggling with ways to improve sales and profits may find it worth their time to look at ecommerce. 11-11-11 By Elliot Maras