Vending

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Country Report

Vending in New Zealand

Mar 2022

Impulse purchases of non-essential items traditionally drive much of vending’s revenue. Many vending machines tend to be in non-captive environments and are either located in retail stores or in restaurants, which either struggled due to low footfall…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Peru

Feb 2022

Sales via the vending channel were greatly affected by the pandemic because most vending machines are located within the facilities of establishments that were forced to close to prevent the transit and gatherings of people, such as shopping centres,…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Vending in Greece

Feb 2022

Prior to the onset of the pandemic, vending retail current value sales were already in decline, but COVID-19 served to exacerbate this trend. Restrictions on movement, particularly a sharp decline in inbound tourism, had a significant negative effect…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Belgium

Feb 2022

The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, namely movement restrictions, strongly hurt vending sales in 2020 as there was significantly lower foot traffic in vending locations, such as those in travel and retail. The progressive lifting of…

USD 1,195
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Vending in South Korea

Feb 2022

While the threat of the pandemic remained relevant in South Korea in 2021, a gradual relaxing of restrictions meant that many educational institutions and employees returned to normal operations as the country’s vaccination programme continued to be…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Bulgaria

Apr 2022

Retail constant value sales (2021 prices) of vending declined at a double-digit rate during 2020 and recovered only marginally in 2021. During 2020, COVID-19 restrictions meant that local consumers were spending much more time at home, which had a…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Vending in Norway

Mar 2022

In 2020, vending suffered from the slowing pace of life in Norway due to COVID-19. Reduced usage of public transportation led to less footfall in front of vending machines, thus limiting sales. In addition, the adoption of home working practices…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Taiwan

Mar 2022

A significant proportion of vending machines are located in high-traffic areas such as entertainment venues, train stations, institutions, commercial areas and attractions. The soft lockdowns and social distancing measures in 2021 therefore led to a…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Finland

Mar 2022

COVID-19 had a negative impact on vending in Finland. The main reason for the sharp decline in retail current value sales suffered by this channel was that vending machines are typically located in busy places, such as public transport hubs, which…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Vending in Romania

Feb 2022

The return of positive sales growth was the most important trend to note in vending after the category registered negative sales growth at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The category struggled to attract sales during 2020 as restrictions…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Russia

Feb 2022

There was a sharp rise in the number of vending machines being import into Russia in the first half of 2021, as players eyed opportunities in a post-COVID-19 world. Players within vending reported the start of a revolution in vending in Russia, with…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Australia

Feb 2022

The pandemic in Australia resulted in strict lockdown measures, social distancing rules and stay-at-home guidelines, which were first implemented by the government in early April 2020 and continued across many key metropolitan cities in mid-2021,…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Japan

Feb 2022

While vending retail value sales declined in 2021, vending machines gained attention in Japan in the review period, especially during COVID-19. Vending machines were considered a type of unmanned store, where consumers were able to purchase products…

USD 1,195
Country Report

Vending in Germany

May 2022

In 2021, vending sales continued to decline, resulting in large part from the lengthy lockdown in Germany in the first half of the year. This led to a considerable reduction in demand in key vending locations both in public and semi-captive…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Slovakia

Apr 2022

Vending saw a recovery in value sales in 2021. This followed a year of decline due to home seclusion and restrictions on movement. There was less foot traffic in public places such as gyms, train stations and offices. In 2021, consumer lifestyles did…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Turkey

Mar 2022

Vending almost exclusively offers soft drinks and packaged food in Turkey and saw a significant deceleration in current value growth in 2020 (and decline in constant value terms), due to the notably reduced footfall in places with vending machines…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Thailand

Feb 2022

Vending retail current value sales continued to decline during 2021, albeit at a much more modest pace than in the previous year. Lockdown measures dramatically reduced footfall in key locations for vending machines. Moreover, even after restrictions…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Austria

Feb 2022

Vending will see a considerable recovery in 2021 after a strong drop in the 2020 due to low consumer traffic in offices and other major vending locations. However, sales will nevertheless remain significantly below 2019 levels as consumers continue…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Poland

Apr 2022

Most vending operators are present in captive locations such as schools, workplaces or hospitals, as well as in public and semi-captive environments such as shopping centres. Poland introduced restrictions on mobility as a result of the pandemic in…

USD 1,195
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Vending in Mexico

Mar 2022

Vending retail constant value sales (2021 prices) continued to decline during 2021, albeit at a much slower pace than in 2020. Impulse purchases of non-essential items like drinks and snacks drive much of the vending industry’s revenue. As Mexico…

USD 1,195
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