The pandemic has accelerated the transformation of the global markets, forcing many companies to rethink their operations in a short period. Many vendors have survived the last couple of pandemic years because they dared to be pioneers, invest in innovative solutions, and create trends.
This paper has highlighted four trend groups that have marked the last couple of years and will continue to grow in 2022:
- Tech trends featuring Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, voice control, and identity verification
- Healthy food and medical vending trends
- The cashless and contactless payment trends
- Promotional and branding trends in vending