The BMC Media-Kiosk is a strikingly sculptured retail appliance that provides a memorable interactive buying experience for the consumer, by giving them choices of multiple products that can be blended into a single sealed bag, while simultaneously in the background capturing critical consumer data. The Media-Kiosk encompasses the latest technology that allows for remote handling of product management and fulfillment, as well as managing your digital advertising and branding requirements. It is a radical blend between automated dispensing and HD digital advertising.
The innovative team that owns and manages BMC Universal Technologies has designed and manufactured product-dispensing equipment for more than 50 years, under parent company Beaver Machine Corporation, giving the Canadian company the longevity and experience lacking by many industry competitors. Founded by Josef Schwarzli in 1963, the company is now managed by Bernie Schwarzli, Robert Schwarzli, and Heidi Schwarzli.
The BMC Media-Kiosk was designed to create the ultimate consumer retail experience. For the investor, the BMC Media-Kiosk captures two distinct revenue streams and in the process, blends the science of strategic brand building with the art of marketing and advertising.
The interactive, promotional Media-Kiosk captivates attention, gathers onsite consumer data instantly and delivers a previously untapped brand experience. It engages with customer emotions and helps brands grow market share in ways that have never been explored in the past. It’s the ultimate retail machine that sets the benchmark with digital adaptability and innovative, reliable design and engineering.
The BMC Media-Kiosk was engineered as an enticing channel for brands to stimulate curiosity, connect and retain their consumer with the results of a growing market share.
With the nature of the Media-Kiosk being unattended (no person needs to be on-site), it has the appeal to help brands access previously untapped retail locations.
Promotional coupon codes can be printed on the fly directly onto the sealed bag which can be redeemed at selected retail outlets.
With the option of retailing 8 specially selected products, Brands may opt to offer the consumer free test samples through this strategically placed Kiosk. Feedback of the samples can be collected by requesting input from the consumer via QR code or other information potentially printed on the sealed bag.
It sells products, promotes brands and gathers marketing data on consumers. It offers a broad selection of products and payment options. Purchased or sample products are dispensed directly into a hygienically sealed ‘green’ bag, with ingredients and nutritional information printed on the bag.
Overall between 2018-2019, the unattended retail industry is still growing.
According to Vending Market Watch: “It may be hard to imagine due to the current economic downturn, but 2019 was a great year for the convenience services industry. As Automatic Merchandiser’s annual State of the Industry survey on the vending and micro market segments reveals, the total industry revenue climbed to $24.2 billion, a nearly 3% increase over the previous year.”*
*Source: https://www.vendingmarketwatch.com/reports/document/21143662/2020-state-of-the-industry-report-2019-another-recordbreaking-year-for-operators NOTE: there has not been a report since 2020 as of May 2023