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    Vending Machines and Generation Z

    They grew up with mobile phones, wireless technology, and streaming shows on Netflix. Some have hardly any recollection of a pre-9/11 world, when you could show up at the airport just a few minutes before a flight and still make it on time. No, we’re not talking about millennials here. That generation will soon be ‘over the hill’ and owns homes, has children of their own, and holds mid to executive level leadership positions. We’re talking about Generation Z.

    4 Ways to Use Vending Machine Commissions

    One of the biggest benefits of having a national vending program is the consolidation of commissions from all of your properties. Instead of having a few bucks going here and there, only to be spent on who knows what, receiving one commission check each quarter for all your vending machines gives you better insight into the revenue your vending program generates.

    Do Healthy Vending Machine Snacks Really Exist?

    A quick search online for 'healthy vending machine snacks' results in a series of websites that list products they claim to be healthy. Some of the items listed include chips and candy products such as Baked! Lays and Peanut M&Ms. Perhaps those are healthier choices than other selections, but are they actually good for you?

    6 Healthy Drinks to Keep Stocked in Your Vending Machine

    Healthy drinks in a vending machine might seem like an oxymoron. After all, vending machines have traditionally been stocked with sugary sodas. But tastes have changed. People are more conscious of what types of foods and drinks they put into their bodies. Low-sugar options are high on their list. The good news is that those big soda brands do provide a variety of healthier beverage options.

    3 Energy-Saving Devices Every Hotel Should Use

    Energy is one of the biggest costs hotels have to manage.  In fact, hotels spend about $2,200 dollars per guest room a year on energy alone. The majority is spent on HVAC, lighting, ventilation, and water consumption.

    In recent years, hoteliers have increased their focus on energy reduction as a result of consumer demand and to help alleviate their impact on the environment and reduce costs.

    10 Complaints About Vending Machine Companies

    When you think of vending machines, it's likely to conjure up an image of an old soda machine sitting in some dark corner that's only good for stealing your money. It's a shame, too. There are some high quality vending machines out there now, equipped with the latest tech to pique the interest of Elon Musk. Okay, perhaps not. But they've come a very long way. Still, like any industry there are a regular flow of complaints about vending machine services.

    3 Reasons Your Vending Machine Commissions Suddenly Decreased

    One of the benefits of a national vending program is the ability to generate ancillary revenue from the vending machines at all your properties. In aggregate, this can be a significant source of extra income for your business and add to the bottom line. The amount of commissions each machine generates varies depending on a variety of factors, but nevertheless the extra revenue is just that—extra cash for your company.

    Why Hiring a Quality Vending Machine Service Matters to Your Business

    Hard work up front pays off. It's why we have maxims like "measure twice and cut once." Sure, it's a pain to go back and check your work, but you can save yourself a lot of headaches in the end. This holds true when hiring a vending machine company to provide service for your location. It's not exactly hard work, but it can be tedious. Especially when there are more pressing matters to deal with. Not taking the time to properly research your vending service provider can result in a lot of problems down the road. Here are five reasons to ensure you hire a quality vending machine service for your business.

    7 Vending Machine Snacks for Your Low-Carb Diet

    A low-carb diet is an excellent way to loose weight and stay healthy. From the Keto to Atkins, there are several variations of diets that aim to reduce the amount of carbohydrates you consume. But as we all know, there are times where following a strict diet becomes a challenge. For example, when you're busy at work and find yourself at the vending machine for a quick snack to hold you over. We've all been there.

    7 Ways to Add Value to Your Apartment Communities

    As more new properties are built, increasing the value of existing multifamily assets becomes more important. Investing in or even upgrading older properties can significantly impact resident retention rates, as well as help attract new tenants. Ranging from easy to difficult, here are seven ways to add value to communities in your portfolio.