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 was created to capture two distinct revenue streams and in the process blend 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 the Brands to stimulate curiosity, connect and retain their consumer with the results of a growing market share.
With the patented unique design of the Media-Kiosk, it has the appeal to help brands access previously untapped retail locations.
With the remotely accessible printing system, 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 the login information printed on the sealed bag.
It’s the retail machine of the future which 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.
Unattended retail is growing at a steady pace globally. Japan has been the leader in this exploding retail experience for many years; however, the rest of the world is catching up rapidly.
In the next three years, the Canadian vending machine industry’s revenue is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 1.9 percent to about $715.8-million. (IBISWorld study, 2013)
In the U.S., vending has experienced another growth year. The aggregate industry revenue rose 2.4 percent in 2014 to $20.2 billion, exceeding the revenues for the past 5 years.
*The 2014 Automatic Merchandiser State of the Vending Industry report