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The Power of Byte's Remote Lockdown Feature

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 12, 2021 12:06:38 PM / by Megan Mokri posted in Best Practices, Getting Started

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The beauty of Byte Technology kiosks is that they are always open and ready to sell our clients' fresh, healthy food. There are times, however, where it may be to your advantage to lock down a kiosk and prevent consumers from transacting. Here are a few examples of times that clients have found this feature invaluable:

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Sales Tips from Our Founder

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 4, 2021 12:09:36 PM / by Lee Mokri posted in Best Practices, Getting Started

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A little known fact about Byte Technology is that in the early days of the company our founders started out running the service themselves. They grew a nearly eight figure fresh vending business serving hundreds of locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area! You can read more about some of the learnings in this blog post.

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Byte Success Stories: An Interview with Thrive Juicery

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 5, 2021 9:22:24 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Food Retail, Case Studies

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Advanced Discounting on the Byte Platform

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 26, 2021 9:55:50 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Best Practices

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The beauty of a Byte fridge's digitally-displayed pricing (as opposed to physical price tags) is that you have the ability to update product pricing and push out discounts in real time. Discounts unlock a wide range of possibility as to how you use the Byte Technology platform.

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How to Acquire Your First (or Hundredth) Location

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 6, 2021 12:10:44 PM / by Lee Mokri posted in Best Practices, Getting Started

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The promise of the Byte Technology platform is compelling - an easy, low cost way to sell food anytime and anywhere. To get started, the most important step is to find your first location. In the 6+ years of operating this business, we've seen a myriad of locations perform exceptionally well for our clients. Locations can include apartment buildings, workplaces, warehouses, hotels, airports, community centers, hospitals or health clinics, universities, or anywhere else you can imagine someone wanting a quick bite to eat.

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Need products? Try your local wholesale club.

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2020 11:47:50 AM / by Lee Mokri posted in Best Practices, Getting Started

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Whether you're looking to create a product set from scratch or simply round out the existing set you have, your local wholesale club can be a fantastic resource. Join Byte Technology founder Lee Mokri on a quick trip to Costco. He'll demonstrate just how easy it is to stock an entire Byte fridge using products found at Costco, what products to look for, and how to think about gross margin. 

Because you are buying in bulk, wholesale clubs like Costco or Sam's Club are great resources for an affordable array of drinks, snacks, and even fresh prepared meals. In one thirty minute shopping trip, Lee shows how he's able to fully stock a Byte kiosk with $300 of food that should retail at a total of nearly $750.

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Webinar Recording: Getting Started with Byte Technology

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 11, 2020 11:12:18 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Best Practices, Getting Started

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Getting Started with Byte Technology Webinar

In this webinar we break down just how easy it is to get started building a business with Byte Technology. We cover the following topics:

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How University and Workplace Dining is Evolving in the Face of COVID

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 19, 2020 9:59:17 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Trends, Food at Work

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The food industry has always been hard. Stiff competition, tight margins and rising costs makes breakout success harder than failure. Add in a pandemic, and it's like working against all odds. In the past eight months most restaurants have had to shut down for at least a period of time, and Yelp estimates that 60% of those that have shut down during the pandemic are now closed permanently
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Working the Restaurant Into the Workplace

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 25, 2019 11:50:44 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Food Retail, Food at Work, Omnichannel

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Why Food Retailers Must Cater to Office Workers

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How Simply Good Jars delivers on convenience without adding to the plastic problem

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 28, 2019 9:26:28 AM / by Megan Mokri posted in Best Practices, Case Studies

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Single use plastic has been a heated topic as of late. When you look at the shifting consumer demand for more convenient food, the topic becomes even more important. How do you begin to deliver on convenience without leveraging packaging that sets us back as opposed to propels us forward? We sit down with Simply Good Jars to see how they did just that.

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