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The New DTG Barista PowerStation!

DTG, the leading provider of industrial-strength power systems and mobile workstation solutions, today launched its Barista PowerStation, an advanced battery-powered mobilized cart for premium coffee service and sales. Debuted at the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago, the company’s

hubz Smart Cooler, The Next Step In Unattended Retail is Here!

The hubz Smart Cooler is now available for purchase. A smart, unattended point of sale, hubz helps businesses offer ultimate convenience – a secure way to sell more products in more locations. With the security of a vending machine and the product diversity of a micro market,

AMOA-NY LAUNCHES NEW JUKEBOX ARTIST TRACY MORGAN, HONORS LAI GAMES’ CHRIS BRADY AS “THE MAN”!

Suspended because of Covid during 2020 and 2021, the Amusement and Music Owners Association of New York Annual Gala made a comeback in full force Monday, April 25th at the posh Ben & Jack’s Steakhouse in New York City.  Nonmembers paid $500 per ticket to attend this occasion which was

Personal Care Products for Vending Machines and Micro Markets

WHOLESALE PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS! Personal care products for vending machines, micro markets and office coffee service. PPE Products, Face Masks, Sanitizers and more! Please contact these Wholesale PRODUCT Companies direct for more information about the products they offer.

Vending Machine Repair Services

VENDING MACHINE REPAIR Service Companies, to help you with servicing and repairing all types of vending machines. Please contact these vending machine repair service companies direct for more information. 

TD Solar Powered Vending Machine Enables Company To Lower Carbon Footprint

Vending machines are in use around the world, and they’ve been a part of everyday life for over 100 years now, but most vending machines are still not solar–powered, that is, at least until now.  Companies like Canada’s Toronto Dominion Bank (TD) are using solar–powered vending 

Top 10 Most Popular Vending Snacks In USA

Ahh snacking; it’s something that we all enjoy doing, especially in the United States, since snacking has actually increased in the last 12 months.  The big question is what are the most popular snacks for vending and micro markets? In this article, we will answer this question

Athena Symonds Joins Betson as Amusement Sales Rep

Betson Enterprises is pleased to announce that Athena Symonds has joined the company as Amusement Sales Representative for the Midwest. “We are all very excited to have Athena as a new addition to Betson’s Amusement Sales Team. She has a strong background in Family Entertainment Center

Amber Lambert Joins Betson as Regional Sales Representative

Betson Enterprises is pleased to announce that Amber Lambert has joined the company as a Regional Sales Representative for the Northwest. “Amber has a proven track record of success and a wealth of industry knowledge. I am looking forward to working with her in the Northwest region,”

The Future Of Vending Payment By CPI

Vending has become more important than ever before as consumers depend on vending machines for food and beverages on daily basis, instead of just candy or sodas like they did in the past.  Due to the increased demand, today’s vending machines have to offer more functionality and they must 

Integra Systems French Fry Vending Machine

French fries continue to be a time-tested food that consumers know and love.  Fries have always been a time-consuming food to make, but that’s now a thing of the past, thanks to the Integra Systems French Fry Vending Machine.  With this French fry machine, consumers can easily have their

Benefits of Starting a Vending Machine Business

Vending machines are highly flexible and convenient for new business entrepreneurs. Offering a range of options for what you sell and where you sell it. Maintenance costs and upkeep are minimum, and a single vending machine can bring in hundreds of dollars each month, when on a high traffic

The Evoke Coffee & Hot Beverage Merchandiser

Thanks to the Evoke Coffee Machine, it’s now possible for you to offer your office coffee clients a barista-style cup of coffee right from their office.  This coffee machine features a stylish design and state-of-the-art blending system that will dispense more than just a typical cup of coffee

Selfly Store Launches A New Intelligent Cabinet Series

Selfly Store expands its range of RFID-enabled micro stores designed for contactless on-the-go purchasing. Selfly Store enables hotels, offices, and other venues to offer meals and snacks in a cost-efficient way as the intelligent cabinets are unmanned and fully digitalized.

How to Start a Micro Market Business by Parlevel

INTRODUCTION – Parlevel’s guide on How to Start Your Micro Market Business! My name is Jayce Kalmbach, and I’m the Director of Sales here at Parlevel. Over the years, we have consulted hundreds of companies on how to find success with micro markets, and we want to give you the same 

Jingpin Hitech, The Smart Brain for Vending Machines

Jingpin Hitech Information Technology (Beijing) Co., LTD. (“Jingpin Hitech”) was founded in 2013, through continuous R&D dedication and with abundant industry practices, it has become a leading technological company that brings innovation for VM intelligent management systems.

Got A Carwash? Think Kleen-Rite!

Kleen-Rite Corp. is a business wholesale supplier specializing in car care and pressure cleaning. They have been a distributor to the car wash, truck wash, auto detailing, mobile wash and pressure washing industries for over 60 years. The corporate office is located in Columbia, Pennsylvania. 

Why Microcoin Coin Validators?

Microcoin coin validators are designed from first principles to provide the best and most robust coin handing solutions. They can operate as single coin or multi-coin acceptors in virtually any application from Gaming to Amusements, Kiosk, Carwash and Vending. They are sought after for their reliability

IBrands Global Acquires InCharged & Vendx

Leading International Supply Chain Platform is Expanding into Experiential Ways to Reach Customers. IBrands Global, a leading international supply chain platform and brand collective, today it has completed the acquisitions of InCharged, the immersive technology pioneer, and Vendx,

Sanistar Speeding Up Global Expansion

In November 2021, SandStar smart vending machines were deployed at multiple sports locations of Stockholm and Malmö in Sweden, to provide a convenient shopping experience for the locals: “shopping in 3 seconds with senseless payment”. This was also the first time for SandStar smart vending machines

Izipoint Autonomous Point Of Sale Micro Market Applications

Micro Markets are more in demand than ever before because many consumers choose them to get the foods and beverages that they need while other traditional stores are closed.  Even though micro markets earn excellent ROI, the reality is that managing them can be a concern for some operators, 

365 Retail Markets Acquires Sentry Software

365 Retail Markets (“365”), a leading provider of self-service commerce technology to the foodservice industry, today announced its acquisition of Sentry, an Australia-based vending management software (VMS) company. Sentry is a complete vending machine and micro market management platform

Sweet Maui Onion Kettle Potato Chips

Deep River Snacks Sweet Maul Onion Kettle Potato Chips are Non-GMO, gluten-free and they don’t contain any artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives.  Made in a nut-free facility, these Sweet Maui Onion Kettle Cooked chips offer a delicious combination of flavors, since they combine the

Nicole’s Granola Revolution! Snacks & Cookies

Do your vending, or micro-market consumers keep telling you that they want a healthy snack food that can be enjoyed anytime? If so, Nicole’s Granola Revolution offers healthy snacks and cookies that are made from nothing but fresh ingredients.  Granola continues to be one of the best health

MetoCup, Environmentally Friendly Paper Cups

The Right Paper Cup For Your Vending Business. MetoCup is a Paper Cup and Wooden Stirrer producer which is engaged in environment and human health with a sensitive methods. Excellent paper cup for Vending, Micro Markets and Office Coffee Services. With MetoCup, you’re getting a durable,

Rip Van Offers Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer Cookies

Rip Van offers new Chocolate Hazelnut Wafers, so consumers can enjoy a delicious chocolate treat that contains only two grams of sugar per serving; 75% less sugar than the leading wafer snack.  Low Carb, High Fiber Snack  Besides offering a low sugar snack, Rip Van Chocolate Hazelnut Wafer Cookies

AMI Selects Vengo’s AdServer To Connect Digital Jukeboxes With Advertisers

Vengo Media Network, the leading place-based media technology platform, announced its exclusive programmatic sales partnership with AMI Entertainment, the leading provider of music services to bars and restaurants. “Digital Out-Of-Home (DOOH) is adopting technology at an

USConnect’s Health and Wellness Program

USConnect’s health and wellness program, The Right Choice…for a Healthier You®, brings top-tier health, wellness, and nutritional support to your team. Rich in resources, we offer both nutritional and educational components to help your team learn about—and implement—healthier life

NuMind Offers Bitcoin ATM Investment Opportunities

NuMind Solutions benefits the business entrepreneur and investor with a company that will help with complete support in building this specific business model. Thus, helping these new and existing investors start operating and be on track to successful and profitable operations.

ZippyAssist, An Innovative Customer Service Tool

Digital marketing agency, VendCentral,​ has an innovative customer service tool, called ZippyAssist.  ZippyAssist is a cloud-based, customer service platform accessed via a simple text message.  It effectively bridges the gap between 

A Word From Alex Vaserman, VP of Technology Nayax

Alex Vaserman, VP of Technology at Nayax LLC, sat down with the Nayax team to talk about the future of micro markets, and what he learned at NAMA. “Technological advances are being made to micro markets at a surprising rate, improving user experience exponentially. 

AquaCafe® Offers New K-Cup Dispenser

When it comes to managing an office coffee service, you need a single-serve dispenser that can offer your customers more than just coffee.  Made by Aquabeve, the AquaCafe® dispenser will meet all of the requirements of any office, what’s best of all is that it’s also designed to use both

CSC Digital Laundry System Technology Advantage 

If you own laundry rooms, or have a portfolio of laundry machines in your area, you know that staying on top of maintenance is critical because if your machines stop working, you’re not making money.   With the CSC Digital Laundry System, you know can keep all of your laundry machines

Cantaloupe Inc. Partners With Vendors Exchange

With gas prices on the rise nationwide, operators are more aware than ever before of the impact of rising fuel costs on their bottom lines.  Thankfully, Malvern PA-based Cantaloupe, Inc. is doing something about that by partnering with Vendors Exchange, to integrate their Universal Control Boar

SMRT1 POD, Personalized-On-Demand Smart Vending

Powered by Intel processors, the SMRT1 POD Cloud Platform, offers high-performance computing, graphics and real-time data collection that feeds to the cloud and can be easily accessed through their all-in-one cloud platform.  SMRT1 POD stands for “Personalized On-Demand”. 

GIMME Tech, Your Superpowers In The Warehouse!

Grow your vending operation with the product you have. Gimme’s VMS predicts if you are likely to run out of a product before the next delivery with Warehouse Rationing. Rationing intelligently redistributes inventory to reduce the probability of stockouts in your markets and machines. 

POPPI, APPOINTS CHRIS HALL AS CEO

Former Sparkling Ice CEO Brings Nearly Two Decades of Industry Expertise to Prebiotic Soda Brand with Nearly 500% Year Over Year Growth. “We’ve been super impressed with what Chris has accomplished during his time at Sparkling Ice and can’t wait to blend his years of expertise with

The New Cotton Candy Vending Machine by Botast

Yes it’s true! Botast Manufacturing is introducing the new smart Cotton Candy Vending Machine to the USA. This smart Cotton Candy Vending Machine is fully automated for unattended, has remote advertising, and real-time monitoring. The machine’s application can quickly locate the nearby

Vendors for Veterans, A Vending Charity

Mike Ives is a former U.S. Marine on a mission. The mission is to improve the lives of U.S. Military Veterans in need through ‘Charity Vending’. He accomplishes this through his tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit charity ‘ Vendors For Veterans’ and it’s ‘Help A Hero’ outreach program for

Seaga Manufacturing Introduces Multi-Beverage Vender

The Prosper from Seaga Manufacturing provides vending operators proven stack technology capable of vending glass bottles, square PET and slim cans within a single, attractive vender. The Prosper meets the increasing demand for non-carbonated beverages and optimizes floor space without compromising

Stockwell 2.0 Voted 2022 Winner at NAMA

Your smart store is equipped for you! From lunch on the go to an afternoon pick-me-up. The Stockwell 2.0 inside intelligence learns what products are selling and what’s not! Take advantage of its insight and start giving your customers what they want and need. An entire, larger side dedicated

Fresh Baked Pizza in 3 Minutes!

Introducing Let’s Pizza™, the fresh baked pizza vending machine! Let’s Pizza™ has cracked the technology that serves you freshly baked pizza, made to order, in under 3 minutes. Our innovative Let’s Pizza™ vending machine, the first of its kind, mixes a fresh batch of dough with each orde

Check Out VendRevv Coffee Vending Machine

Bring the European café experience to your customers with barista-quality hot beverages from the VendRevv Coffee hot beverage merchandiser. The VendRevv Coffee features a European-design, state-of-the-art brewing system and filter system for precise ingredient controls to ensure a high-quality cup

Q-Tote, A Winning Solution For Pre-Kitting

Want to see your route sales team smile? Hand them a stack of Q-Totes.  Q-Tote is an innovative solution for pre-kitting operations.  Designed by a veteran of the vending industry for the vending industry, Q-Tote was inspired by a void in the marketplace for durable,

DAN EHLEN RETIRES FROM AVS COMPANIES

Elk Grove Village, IL – AVS Companies has announced that Dan Ehlen is retiring from the Vending Sales industry effective April 11, 2022. Dan is a Sales Manager at the Hartford, Wisconsin office and has been in the vending industry for over 30 years. “I’ve known Dan for more than 30 years 

BarZcash – Cash & Cashless Pool Game Payment Solution

BarZcash is an innovative company with over 38 years of experience in the billiards Industry. Headquartered in Bristol, PA, just a few miles away from where the American-made cashless game payment product is manufactured. The owners and founders of BarZcash have seen the amusement industry

Fingernails2Go Digital Nail Art Kiosk

Bringing fashion and technology together in a seamless blend to offer a truly personalized nail art experience. Fingernails2Go is a self-service Digital Nail Art Kiosk that prints intricate designs and patterns onto fingernails or onto a full set of artificial nails in a matter of seconds.

Jingpin Hitech, The Smart Brain for Vending Machines

Jingpin Hitech Information Technology (Beijing) Co., LTD. (“Jingpin Hitech”) was founded in 2013, through continuous R&D dedication and with abundant industry practices, it has become a leading technological company that brings innovation for VM intelligent management systems.

Guardian Refresh, Operators USA!

Guardian Refresh, now has over 1700 operators throughout the USA! Guardian Refresh is rapidly becoming one of the major management companies in the Breakroom Services Market across the US. They have been establishing new partnerships and providing a high standard of service to customers. 

KICTeam Cleaning Cards

KICTeam, a cleaning solutions provider for vending machines, ATMs and kiosks, has been awarded method and design patents for its “Autoclean” technology, which enables cleaning in a fraction of the time of traditional methods. The custom-designed cleaning cards lock inside the device and 

SandenVendo G-Snack Slave Version Goes Outdoor!

If you’re searching for a new vending machine to add to your business, you want a versatile machine that can be placed anywhere.  The SandenVendo G-Snack Salve version vending machine can accommodate between 6-10 selections per shelf serving including drinks, snacks, lunch bites, drinks, and dairy products

DMVI’s Innovative Salad Vending Machine

An Innovative Way To Offer Freshly Made Salads To Your Customers. Salads are always a desirable product that consumers are looking for because people want to eat healthy, but it’s often difficult for operators to carry salads because they have to be kept fresh.

Three Square Market Checkout Kiosks, Add More Versatility

Are you thinking about adding another checkout kiosk to your micro market business? If so, Three Square Market has the right kiosk that you need to help your business to grow.  A leader in the micro-market and self-pay store technology, Three Square Market is an intuitive software company

Mobile POS Carts By DTG

Introducing the mobile POS workstation, from Wilmington MA-based Definitive Technology Group -(DTG). Operators can easily set up this POS cart anywhere, and generate more sales for their business from the first day that it’s put into use.  This mobile POS cart is also an ideal solution for retail

The New Cotton Candy Vending Machine by Botast

Yes it’s true! Botast Manufacturing is introducing the new smart Cotton Candy Vending Machine to the USA. This smart Cotton Candy Vending Machine is fully automated and unattended, has remote advertising and real-time monitoring. The application can quickly locate the nearby vending machine

Botast Burger Vending Machine Offers Hot Food 24-7

Using the Botast burger vending machine, consumers can order burgers 24-7 from a safe and hygienic vending machine that will cook their burger in minutes.  How Does It Work?  In just three simple steps a consumer can have a hot burger for their next meal, without having to go searching 

Compass Marketing – Accelerated Marketing Growth For America’s Top Brands

Are you searching for ways to get your brand in front of more customers? Compass Marketing can help, they have decades of experience in launching some of the most well-known brands in the United States.  From establishing a presence for your brand online, to better placement on the store shelves,

Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels, Ideal For Vending

When consumers visit a micro-market, or vending machine, they are typically looking for a snack that’s either sweet or salty, and pretzels are often one option that they choose.  Pretzel consumption has increased in the United States in recent years with more than 181 million Americans

Dole Fridge Packs – Enjoy Fruit On-The-Go

Thanks to Dole’s new fridge packs, consumers now have a convenient way to get the fruit that they want and they can enjoy it even on-the-go.  Portable Fruit In A Cup  In today’s world, everyone knows that they can get fruit from a can but most people don’t know that they can also get the

Distant Lands Coffee – Quality Coffee From Seed To Cup

Are you searching for a better quality of coffee to offer to your customers?  Since 1968, Distant Lands Coffee has been providing exceptional coffee for many of the largest private label coffee brands in the United States.  Their coffee is different than most commercially available coffees

VendCentral Launches ZippyAssist

Digital marketing agency, VendCentral,​ has announced the launch of its innovative new customer service tool, ZippyAssist.  ZippyAssist is a cloud-based, customer service platform accessed via a simple text message. 

The EVA’s NEW REPORT ON THE USE OF BOTTLED WATER IN VENDING

New report looks at how water is currently provided in the industry and if consumer preferences are changing.  The EVA recently contacted vending machine operators and bottlers as part of a survey to help analyze the current trends of bottled water in our industry. 

THE EVA STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINIAN VENDING COMPANIES

The Executive Committee of the European Vending & Coffee Service Association (EVA) met on 30 March to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The EVA stands in solidarity with the people impacted by the invasion in Ukraine and with all those who are affected by this terrible crisis.

LAI Games Announces the Divestment of Its Locker Sales and Revenue Share Business

LAI Games USA LLC has completed the sale of its The Locker Network business to TLN North America LLC, an entity of the VLocker International Group, a Delaware headquartered private company. The transaction was completed on March 15, 2022. The transaction was structured as an asset sale.

Cantaloupe to Showcase Next-Generation Technology at The NAMA Show 2022

Senior Leaders to Provide Insights into the Changing Landscape, Utilizing Next Generation Tools to Monetize Data and the Role of Innovation. Cantaloupe, Inc. (Nasdaq: CTLP) (“Cantaloupe” or the “Company”), a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology

Ice House America Revolutionizes Ice Vending

Jacksonville, FL – Ice House America is pleased to announce the launch of the Ice Merchant, a revolutionary cloud-controlled retail ice vending machine. The Ice Merchant is designed for the convenience ice market, providing on-demand ice and water to customers 24/7, and giving small business

NuMind Builds Bitcoin ATM Routes

NuMind Solutions, the industry leader for building custom ATM routes, announced they are now offering new investors help in building their new BITCOIN ATM BUSINESS in USA, by creating a custom routes of Bitcoin ATM machines in a specific area or city of choice. NuMind Solutions benefits the business

Gimme’s Platform Upgrade to Solve Product Shortages

Gimme Adds Several New Features to Improve Warehouse Accuracy & Solve Product Shortages. Gimme, whose technology helps food service and grocery store delivery operators automate merchandising, today announced several new warehouse and inventory management features for its flagship VMS platform.

Parlevel Announces Micro Market and hubz Smart Coolers Growth in Europe

Large micro markets and hubz deployments in France and Belgium showcase unattended retail adoption in Europe Parlevel Systems, a global supplier of software and hardware tools for unattended retail operations, has announced two large micro market and hubz Smart Cooler deployments in France and Belgium

Nayax Intros EasiFit

EasiFit is a Simple, Smart Solution to Enable Cash and Cashless Payments with VPOS Touch. Nayax Ltd., a global commerce enablement and payments platform designed to help merchants scale their business, today announced the introduction of EasiFit, a bill validator kit allowing the acceptance of cash

Remote Laundry Room, A Mobile Self-Service Laundromat

Laundry is one of the most time-consuming jobs that people don’t look forward to doing, but they know that they have to get the laundry done sometime.  Thanks to Remote Laundry Room, you can offer laundry services from any location. These mobile units are adaptable, self-contained,

Temperature Controlled Vehicles By Delivery Concepts, Inc.

Are you planning on offering freshly cooked or baked items to your micro markets or vending machine customers? If so, you’re going to need a temperature-controlled vehicle to transport those fresh items to their destination.  What’s ideal about working with Delivery Concepts, Inc.

Delivery Lockers Powered by USI and 365 Retail Markets

Deliver Meals to Your Locations with Delivery Lockers Powered by USI and 365 Retail Markets. Provide streamlined, contactless food delivery and pick-up stations with our new Delivery Lockers. U-Select-It, a leading global vending solutions provider, is excited to introduce Delivery Lockers,

Apriva Helps Save On Payment Processing

Thanks to Apriva payment systems, operators now have a reliable and cost-effective option for payment processing because they enable operators to buy payments wholesale, without any markup on processing fees, or the size of the business. 

Cantaloupe Intros ePort® Engage Combo

The latest addition to the ePort series and the evolution of buy-it-and-go retail. Cantaloupe, Inc., a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market, today unveiled the ePort® Engage Combo, the latest iteration of

Custom “Mini Store” Vending Machine, By DMVI

Are you searching for vending machines that have a larger format, so that you can offer your customers more per location?   Thanks to the Santa Rosa, CA-based Digital Media Vending International, LLC, there’s a new vending machine on the market today that offers consumers

Duck Nuts Intros Single Serve Package

Duck Nuts introduces their new single serve package. Made with Matt Deighton’s well-known ‘Duck Salt’, a MSG-free seasoning that’s a combination of flavors and spices, Duck Nuts are a win-win snack food because these nuts are a low sodium snack that will satisfy 

Cantaloupe Inc. Unveils Cantaloupe ONE Platform™

Platform-As-A-Service Offering Enables Retailers to Future-Proof their Business with No Up-Front Fees. Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP) (“Cantaloupe” or the “Company”), a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail

Cantaloupe Intros New Seed Warehouse App

New Warehouse Management App Brings Next-Generation Functionality, Visibility and Ease of Use for Customers. Cantaloupe, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTLP) (“Cantaloupe” or the “Company”), a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail

Parlevel Announces Rapid Expansion into Latin America

Continued Expansion into Latin America Expands Global Footprint Parlevel Systems, a global supplier of software and hardware tools for unattended retail operations, has announced its continuous expansion into the Latin American market through two major micro market projects in Mexico and Peru.

Asphalt 9 Racing Simulator Wins Operator’s Choice Award

Premiere manufacturer LAI Games is honored to be the recipient of the AMOA Operator’s Choice Award at last week’s Amusement Expo in Las Vegas. The company won for their new racing simulator, Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade, which allows guests to experience the thrill of racing the world’s greatest

Capital Provisions Acquires 3D Vending

Capital Provisions, a full-service vending and breakroom food service provider based in Southern California, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of 3D Vending.  The purchase marks the seventh completed by Capital Provisions over the past two years and the second to be operated

LBX Food Robotics To Host Bake Express Micro-Bakery at The NAMA Show 2022

Full Menu Complemented with Special Tasting Events. LBX Food Robotics, the leader in hot food vending, announced that its Bake Xpress micro-bakery will be serving a full menu of freshly-baked foods at The NAMA Show to be held April 6-8 at McCormick Place in Chicago. 

Signifi’s Spark Series Brings Intelligence to Vending

Retail vending has to change in the 2020s as consumers are expecting vending machines to be open 24-7 with the foods and beverages that they want, while accepting the payment methods that they have in their purse or wallet.  Thanks to Signifi Spark series vending machines, operators can offer

Unattended Payment Terminals By Castles Technology

Searching for an unattended payment terminal for your vending or micro market business? If so, Castles Technology, a leading manufacturer in the global payment industry, offers the solutions that your business needs.  An Innovative Range Of Products That Make Payments Seamless

KioSoft – The One-Stop Payment Solution For Vending And Micro Markets

Having the right unattended payment application is essential. Consumers want to have the convenience of purchasing items 24-7, with cashless, touchless options.  KioSoft is an ideal payment solution. It has an Ultra VX reader, and MDB interface, plus it can also be integrated with standard

Why CoolBlu Coolers?

One of the keys to success with a micro-market is choosing the right cooler, and depending on the space where your micro-market is placed, you may be only able to place one cooler at that location.  With CoolBlu, you can place food or beverages in the cooler

Cloudexa SaaS Platform – One Software Solution For Device Monitoring And Management

Owning a portfolio of ATMs, Bitcoin ATMs, CDMs, kiosks, or cash recyclers is an excellent way to build passive cash flow and wealth but as your portfolio of devices grows, how do you manage them all?  Thankfully, Cloudexa has you covered! Their SaaS solution is a user-friendly, plug-n-play

Bitcoin ATMs – What Are The ABCs of Bitcoin Regulation In USA?

Planning on getting started with Bitcoin ATMs? If so, you’re making a smart choice for your business.  Since roughly 60% of the world’s Bitcoin ATMs are located in the United States, it makes sense to invest in Bitcoin ATMs, especially if you want to capitalize on the coming ‘tidal wave

1sourcevend Expands Inventory Management Options with New Touchscreen

1sourcevend, a provider of simple, flexible and affordable inventory control software and hardware, has added an upgraded high-resolution touchscreen display monitor for its industrial vending machines.   The new display screen, which comes installed on 1sourcevend’s helix coil,

LAI Games Offers Free Passes at Amusement Expo

Premiere manufacturer LAI Games is offering a limited number of first-come, first-served free guest passes to Amusement Expo in Las Vegas, March 16-17. To register for up to two free guest passes, visit www.laigames.com/amusement-expo-international-free-pass-request. LAI’s VP of Marketing,

Advanced Natural Group

– A Nationwide Food Broker Representing Food And Beverage Brands  Advanced Natural Group, a company focused on the foodservice channel, you can get your natural product placed in the right locations regardless of whether it’s a local coffee shop, workplace, gym, or hotel lobby. 

Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies by Aspire Bakeries

–Great Tasting Cookies Made With Traditional Ingredients. Cookies are an iconic snack food that people often choose when they are faced with buying something at a vending machine or micro-market, and Otis Spunkmeyer cookies is a brand that people trust.  The company has been baking delicious

72 Chocolate Trail Mix

A Delicious Blend Of Dark Chocolate, Nuts, And Fruits. Thanks to 72 Chocolate Trail Mix, consumers who are searching for a tasty snack can also enjoy something better for them as well because, this trail mix offers a yummy mix of dark chocolate, nuts, and fruits.  An Authentic Better For You

BeBOLD – Plant-Based, Gluten-Free Energy Bars

Searching for a new energy bar brand to add to your micro market? If so, BeBOLD energy bars are delicious energy bars that are made from gluten-free ingredients.  Check out these great flavors: Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Macadamia Nut Almond Butter Cashew Sea Salt

Orrin Huebner’s OCS Consulting Business

Orrin Huebner, OCS industry veteran, has announced the rollout of his consulting business which will provide operational support and help companies improve profits, utilize best practices, and monetize currently provided services.  Orrin can help businesses expand into pantry and water services

Upgrade Old Vending Machines And Offer More Payment Options

Sadly, many vending machines on location can’t be classified as ‘high-tech’ because they are older machines that only accept coins and dollar bills, which offers consumers minimal payment options.  One alternative to purchasing new equipment for today’s market is to reach out to a company

Coolgreens Business Development Strategy

Healthy lifestyle eatery places Coolgreens Markets® in high-rise residential buildings to support social distancing. In late 2019, Coolgreens launched Coolgreens Markets® – smart fridges that offer a quick, affordable and delicious way to grab healthy food on-the-go. Initially, Coolgreens

Bitcoin ATM Connectivity Lessons

Bitcoin ATMs are becoming more common across the globe, with 45,000 in North America alone. Wayne Vandekraak, CSO of OptConnect shared some guidance at how to handle Bitcoin ATM connectivity. Bitcoin ATMs are becoming more common across the globe, with 45,000 in North America alone.

C4® High Performance Energy Drink

C4® is one of America’s fastest–growing performance energy drink companies because each energy drink that they have created contains ingredients which when combined, have been proven to lead to sustained energy boosts. Some of the most common ingredients in their energy drinks

LAI Games Showcases Latest and Greatest at EAG in London

Premiere manufacturer LAI Games has their newest hits on display at the Entertainment, Amusement and Gaming Expo this week in London, UK, including the new Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade racing simulator and the award-winning Angry Birds Coin Crash pusher. Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade puts guests behind 

Chris Cascione Shares Group C’s Yoke Success Story

New York-based Group C is an ideal example of a company that was able to transition its business from vending, to a retail business thanks to the Yoke Micro Market platform.  During a recent interview, Chris Cascione, Retail Market Manager with Group C, shared how the company was able to

Izipoint Autonomous Point Of Sale Micro Market Applications

Micro Markets are more in demand than ever before because many consumers choose them to get the foods and beverages that they need while other traditional stores are closed.  Even though micro markets earn excellent ROI, the reality is that managing them can be a concern for some operators, 

LAI Games Launches New Pearl Fishery Model

Premiere manufacturer LAI Games is set to launch a new, single-player model of its hit pusher game Pearl Fishery at the upcoming Amusement Expo International. The smaller footprint brings the same exciting Pearl Fishery game play to venues where space is often limited, including cruise ships,

Just Baked Smart Bistro Targets National Expansion

With smart vending machines selling hot, fresh fast food throughout Florida and northward to Atlanta, and an inventory of 1,000 more kiosks set for placement by the end of 2022, Just Baked Bistro is well on its way to nationwide expansion and is seeking operator partners who want to add hot food to

32M Accessibility: How does it work?

A note about Three Square Markets accessibility: When they entered the micro market industry years ago, one of the first things they noticed was the lack of accessibility within the industry. 32M set out to change that and now they are the company that offers the most options for accessibility

Contactless Hot Soup Server For Vending

Are you searching for another food option to offer your customers this winter? Made by Vendinova S.A., Soup-Server could be the most convenient way to sell ready–made soup that’s 100% fresh and made from all-natural ingredients.  Many consumers enjoy soup all year round.

Nayax MoMa Masterclass Webinar March 8th!

Want to learn how to better manage your unattended business on-the-go? Did you know that Nayax has developed a new version of our mobile management app called MoMa 2.0? In this session, we’ll take a deep dive into MoMa 2.0’s features to help you manage your business with ease. 

Rind Coconut Crisps – A Crunchy, Keto-Friendly Snack

Searching for a healthy snack that you can offer to your micro market customers? If so, why not consider carrying Rind Coconut Crisps in your micro-market?  These 100% organic, unsweetened coconut crips are made from the whole coconut, so anyone who tries them will enjoy a delicious whole coconut

Bare’s Simply Banana Chips

In the 2020s, consumers are giving up on consuming sugar for a variety of health-related reasons but they often still crave ‘something sweet’ and will be tempted to go back to their favorite sugary snacks from time to time.  Thanks to Bare’s Simply Banana Chips, it’s possible for

Goetze’s Candy Company – Since 1895

When most consumers visit a vending machine or micro-market these days, candy is often what they have in mind because they are craving a ‘sweet treat’.  Goetze’s Candy Company has been satisfying the sweet cravings of consumers in the United States for more than 125 years,

Poppi, A Prebiotic Soda

As a vending operator, you know that your customers want more options, especially when it comes to beverage choices.  Even though most consumers still enjoy traditional soda, the reality is that some people are giving up soda, in favor of tea, fruit drinks, and flavored waters, due ingredients

Introducing The Just Baked Kiosk

The future of food service technology has arrived, at zero cost to you! Just Baked uses cutting edge technology to safely deliver incredible tasting food to customers. The kiosk brings food to locations, with optimized inventory and provides new opportunities to service customers any time of the day

Check Out Global Vending Source Services

Global Vending Source can coordinate all aspects of your vending, refreshment and food service program, and provide seamless operations in one or hundreds of locations. Our global network of Vending  partners provides the most expansive service coverage in the industry.

Betson Parts Launches Subscription Program

Betson Imperial Parts and Service has launched a subscription program for essential products on Betsonparts.com. The program offers a variety of subscription options to suit customer needs. It’s easy for customers to sign up by just enrolling when they add the product to the chart and choose

FIVE STAR EXPANDS EXECUTIVE TEAM

Five Star promotes industry veterans into expanded roles.  CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service announced the promotions of three company leaders to new executive positions. With these promotions, Five Star provides a right-sized corporate organizational structure which gives the

Azkoyen Intros The Vitro S1 MIA

Azkoyen recently announced that they’ve added another coffee machine to their already successful Vitro line of coffee machines.  The Vitro S1 MIA offers innovative micro-injection air technology that makes it possible for this coffee machine to offer fresh milk; an essential ingredient in

Three Square Market Touchless Solutions

Since the start of the pandemic, more consumers than ever before want to have touchless options to complete their transactions regardless of whether they are buying foods or beverages at a micro-market or from a vending machine.

Camlock Systems – Smarter Locking For Vending Machines

Thanks to Camlock Systems, it’s easier than ever before for operators to guard your valuable vending machines against unauthorized entry because they offer a variety of smart locking systems that are designed to suit any vending machine.  Protect Your Vending Machine Assets 

365 Pico Platform – An Ideal Solution

365 Markets knows that vending options come in different shapes and sizes, this is why they offer two different platforms for operators to choose from with their PicoVend and PicoVend Mini.  About The PicoVend And PicoVend Mini  PicoVend – The industry standard for the contactless

InHand Networks – A Resource For Remote Monitoring And Smart Vending

Are you searching for the best way to automate your vending machine business? If so, InHand Networks is an excellent resource for remote machine monitoring and smart vending solutions.  For more than 20 years, the company has been helping operators nationwide digitally transform

IVM Black Box – The Technology That’s Set To Change Vending

The IVM Black box has been developed by a partnership with Intel’s intelligent vending department, and the International Vending Alliance (IVA), the IVM black box offers operators a ‘one size fits all’ solution that they can use to upgrade their existing vending machine

EVEX RETURNS IN MAY, VENDITALIA 2022

Learn, share and network at the dedicated EVEX area during the 4 days of Venditalia 2022.  EVEX, the European Vending Experience, returns this year with a unique format. It will take place inside the Venditalia trade show from 11 to 14 May in a dedicated area. EVEX is organized by the EVA

Check Out VendRevv Coffee Vending Machine

Bring the European café experience to your customers with barista-quality hot beverages from the VendRevv Coffee hot beverage merchandiser. The VendRevv Coffee features a European-design, state-of-the-art brewing system and filter system for precise ingredient controls to ensure a high-quality cup

Chris Brady to Be Honored as AMOA-NY Man of the Year at Annual Gala

Chris Brady, Vice President of Sales for LAI Games, has been named Man of the Year by the Amusement and Music Owners Association of New York. He will be the guest of honor at their Annual Gala, which will be held April 25th at the famous Ben and Jack’s steakhouse in midtown Manhattan. 

Laurel Metal Mechanical Vending Machines

Laurel Metal Products designs and manufactures vending machines for self-service car washes, laundromats and restrooms. Specializing in drop-shelf vending, the Proven Product Delivery Method. Any product that fits on the shelf will vend. Choose from a full line of Mechanical Vending Machin

VENDEX TURKEY EXPO CONCLUDED WITH SUCCESS

As Turkey’s second Vending Machine Technologies and Self-Service Systems Exhibition, VENDEX TURKEY  was home to the great summit of the companies in the vending machine industry with the participation and interest of leading companies of the sector. The exhibition brought out a huge business

HOIST, The New Hydration Drink For Active Lifestyles

Hydration is one key to building good health but many energy drinks on the market today offer little to no health benefits other than temporarily quenching thirst.  Thanks to HOIST®, anyone who needs to stay hydrated throughout the day finally has a hydration solution

Once Again Intros Graham Cracker Sandwiches

Thanks to Once Again, today’s consumers now have a healthy and delicious snack that’s made from 100% gluten-free graham crackers, and non-GMO ingredients. These graham cracker sandwiches contain two graham crackers with tasty peanut butter or nut butter in between them.

Utz Brands Expands Portfolio With J&D Snacks And Clem Snacks

With 100 years of success, Pennsylvania-based Utz Brands is expanding their snack food portfolio by acquiring Clem Snacks and J&D Snacks.  With 17 facilities spread out across 11 states, the company continues to be a forward-looking brand with an eye on expansion, and their recent acquisitions

Coldtainer Success Story

Does your business model require you to transport temperature-controlled products? If so, you should consider using Coldtainer, a versatile way to deliver temperature-controlled items.  Since 1993, Coldtainer has been specializing in temperature

Introducing The Breakfast Taco, by Cheesewich Factory

The New Breakfast Taco, Yum!! Created by The Cheesewich Factory Scrambled Eggs | Colby Jack Cheese | Uncured Turkey Bacon | Flour Tortilla Ready to Heat and Serve, vacuum packed. 3.30 oz’s of deliciousness! 18g of Protein | 270 Calories Available in 12 count caddies.

Nayax Announces Incremental Authorization of EMV-Compliant Multi-Vend Transactions for US Vending Operators

Nayax Ltd., the leading cashless payments provider, announced today that Nayax is the first cashless solutions provider to offer incremental authorization for EMV-compliant multi-vend transactions for food and beverage vending operators in the U.S. Incremental authorization allows multiple product 

LAI Games Continues to Expand Teams across Multiple Departments

To keep pace with the growing demand for their products, LAI Games expanded their operations in January with three new staff hires in their Dallas and Perth offices. Roles filled include technical support functions and research and development. The company is actively seeking to fill more positions

TCN, Smart Self-Service Retail Vending

TCN, a national high-tech enterprise and national import & export enterprise, specializes in providing high-quality vending machine products and self-service vending retail system solutions. With the goal of “world-class vending machine, brand and enterprise”, TCN has become a large scale 

DMVI Creates Custom Hair Vending Machine

Are you thinking about offering your products to your customers from a vending machine? If so, in 2022 vending machines continue to be one of the best ways that companies can get their products in the hands of new customers. Vending machines are a safe, contactless method of product distribution,

Baconwich, Created by The Cheesewich Factory

The Baconwich is a big hit!! Created by The Cheesewich Factory, it is a 1.17 OZ Mozzarella String Cheese & 1 Slice Uncured All-Natural Turkey Bacon! Created with creamy mozzarella string cheese and one slice of fully cooked uncured turkey bacon with no nitrates or nitrites. Cheese made with milk

Using B2B Frictionless E-Commerce To Battle The Giants

B2B businesses throughout the world are expanding their e-commerce offerings to maintain a frictionless transaction and keep up with online retailers like Amazon and Wal-Mart, who continue to target B2B customers.  Since 2019, B2B online transactions have grown 30% as a percentage of total

How Byte Fresh Food Vending Works

Are you searching for a solution for offering fresh foods to your vending consumers? If so, the Byte Technology smart refrigerator can help.  With the Byte fridge, consumers can easily purchase the fresh food and beverages that they want 24-7.  In 2022, Byte fridges are in use nationwide

Discover The Mama Gaia AI-Powered Smart Fridge

Thanks to the new Mama Gaia smart fridge, operators have an AI-powered smart fridge that offers them the ability to sell the products that their consumers want while also offering operators tools to harness predictive insights while nurturing and generating new customers through automated engagement

Café Curve – A Solution In Office Coffee

Breath new life into your coffee vending machines with the new Innovative Café Curve touchscreen by VEII. Why Café Curve Door? The Café CURVE by Vendors Exchange updates your existing commercial coffee machines for a fraction of the cost of a new machine. The new Café CURVE door with an

Cantaloupe Upgrades Yoke™ Micro Market Platform

Thanks to the newly improved Yoke platform by Cantaloupe, Inc., micro-market owners now have the tools that they need to stay engaged with their consumers using a variety of programs a including tiered rewards program, a loyalty program, and push notifications.  The Yoke POS is a powerful,

LAI Games Asphalt 9 Simulator Coming to a Round1 Near You

LAI Games announces that Round1 Bowling and Amusement has purchased the new Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade driving simulator for each of its 46 US locations. Known for its unique blend of entertainment offerings, including exclusive games from Japan, Round1 offers guests experiences they cannot find

Hint Intros Cranberry Apple Smashup

With Hint, introducing their new Cranberry Apple Smashup flavored water, you will have just what your vending customers are looking for because most people these days are searching for a drink that will help them to satisfy their sweet cravings.  What’s ideal about Hint bottled water is

Vend Central, The Vending Product Distributor

Product is one key to success with owning a vending business because your machines, micro-market, and foodservice customers expect you to have the product that they want to buy.  Thanks to Vend Central, you can have convenient access to the products that you need to grow your vending business

Nutra-Grain Chocolatey Banana Bites

With Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Chocolatey Banana bites, the busy consumer now has an ideal snack that offers them the protein and sweetness that they’ve been searching for in one bite-sized snack.  8 Grams Of Protein In Every Serving  These banana bites offer 8 grams of protein in

Cheesewich™ Original Salami & Colby Jack

Thanks to the Cheesewich™ Original Salami & Colby Jack, anyone can have a delicious, hearty snack that they can enjoy anytime.  Ideal for a Grab and Go meal or snack. This Cheesewich is ready to eat, vacuum packed. 2.5 oz of deliciousness! Contains 15g of Protein, 1% Carbs, 1g Sugar, 

Fresh Food Vending Is Going Mainstream

Thanks to Digital Media Vending International, LLC (DMVI), and their fresh food vending machines, consumers now have an easy way to order the fresh foods that they want, without having to go into a restaurant, or store, to order a fresh salad, delicious meal, or cold beverage.  

Nayax to Acquire OTI

Nayax to Acquire On Track Innovations (OTI), a Provider of Smart Payment Solutions for Approximately $4.5 Million in Cash. OTI develops and sells smart payment solutions for unattended machines with an attractive customer base and strong presence in strategic markets. The acquisition will support 

Cantaloupe Celebrates 30 Years of Innovation

2021 Marks A Year of Innovation with Next-Generation Technology, Payment Methods and Research on Future of Autonomous Retail. Cantaloupe Inc., a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market, announced the celebration

Vending Machines to Micro Markets, by VendPro

Article by VendPro Australia. The shift from traditional Vending Machines to Micro Markets seems to be favored, most definitely in larger corporations where health and well-being is a top priority. When they first launched in the USA, 365 Retail Markets may have been slow to take off 

Upgrade With The OneBoard

The OneBoard is manufactured by InOne Technology and the only upgrade board that supports all Coinmechs & Bill Acceptors and Cashless Devices. The OneBoard is dual cashless, is engineered to use existing harnesses, mechs and validators, and has remote pricing and a twoline OLED display. 

Federal Machine’s VendRevv 36 Select

With the VendRevv 36 Elevator, you have the capacity to offer your customers more beverage options because this vending machine holds up to 36 different drink selections.  Having a vending machine that holds more beverages is a plus because this will ensure that your customers will 

Bristo Touch QR Coffee Machine by Newco

Created by Newco Enterprises, the Bristo Touch QR Code office coffee machine offers technology that makes it possible for consumers to choose the beverage that they want to order from a convenient app.  Once the order is placed, the Bistro Touch machine will dispense the coffee, 

Get The Avanti Mobile App

The Avanti Markets Mobile App is an easy-to-use mobile app that’s a must for vending operators because it makes it possible for vending customers to see the products that a vending machine offers.  Once downloaded, all a consumers have to do is create an account,

Invenda Group Raises $7.5M for Global Growth

The Swiss company Invenda is transforming mechanical vending machines and kiosks into smart IoT-devices with patented touchless technology, AI-powered engagement and crypto-payments, builds on large new U.S. orders; Board of directors expands, adding Walter Huber and Gregor Gerber. 

Nutri-Grain Breakfast Bars and Bites

Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain is help all come prepared for breakfast and snacktime with three new flavor mashups: Strawberry & Squash and Apple & Carrot Nutri-Grain soft-baked breakfast bars and Chocolatey Banana Nutri-Grain Bites. Each new bar or bite transforms tasty twosomes into a single

Lay’s Introduces Bite-Sized Layers Chips

Lay’s Layers are not your ordinary chips. They are multi-dimensional, one-of-a-kind potato bites with layers of crispiness. Bite-sized, flavorful and unlike anything Lay’s has unveiled before, they deliver a truly new snacking experience. “Lay’s fans are known for finding joy

LAI Games Arcadecast Debut and Poll Reminder

LAI Games has set the date for the debut episode of its monthly Arcadecast, podcast/video series. The episode will air next Thursday, January 20th, 2022. Tune in to the LAI Games YouTube channel to watch their interview with Scene 75’s Maggie McCartney, who shares her insights on being named

FIVE STAR FOOD SERVICE ANNOUNCES RAWLS DISTRIBUTING ACQUISITION

Five Star Food Service announced the acquisition of Rawls Distributing, a Canteen franchise based in Savannah, Georgia. The acquisition expands the company’s service territory to the east and to the north along Georgia’s coast from its

Original Greeting Cards for Vending & Micro Markets!

New Mexico painter and publisher Lori Faye Bock has been delighting individuals who love animals, both young and old, with her original paintings in her galleries located in New Mexico and Arizona. These specialty greeting cards are created from original artwork by Lori Faye Boch, 

Milk Vending Machine Supports Filipino Farmers

Filipinos now are able to quench their thirst for fresh carabao’s milk through a 24/7 vending machine that dispenses local dairy products from Filipino farmers. The Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) of the Department of Agriculture announced the launch of the new dairy products vending machine

RAC Smart CBD Kiosks Revolutionize Regulatory Compliance

Technology has revolutionized the way we do business, and vending is no different. Retail Automated Concepts (RAC) uses technology to build machines to provide a comprehensive solution for selling items that require regulatory compliance, including hemp and CBD products.

Coolgreens Business Development Strategy

Healthy lifestyle eatery places Coolgreens Markets® in high-rise residential buildings to support social distancing. In late 2019, Coolgreens launched Coolgreens Markets® – smart fridges that offer a quick, affordable and delicious way to grab healthy food on-the-go. Initially, Coolgreens

Statistics Show Growth Of Micro Markets, Vending And Office Coffee Services

More consumers than ever before, across every generation, are utilizing vending machines and micro markets for their snacks, candy, confections, and meal needs, according to recent statistics from Mondelēz International, Inc. If you own a vending machine route or micro market

Cupcake Vending Machine with Elevator Delivery System

Do you dream of owning a cupcake store or already operate one? Expand your reach and brand awareness without the high cost of traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Digital Media Vending International’s cupcake vending machine can be placed in hundreds of versatile and unique locations

The Evoke Elevator Merchandiser

U-Select-It offers The Evoke Elevator merchandiser, which brings together the latest in vending technology, enhanced merchandising and attractive styling. With up to 60 selections (standard configuration is up to 50 selections with five trays of ten selections per tray), along with a soft elevator 

Vending Dictionary, a Glossary of Vending Terms

The Vending Terms Dictionary©  –  reprinted from The Vending Start-Up EKit© Acceptor: The part of the coin mechanism that sorts, accepts or rejects coins.Allied Products: Additional products offered other than the original service. Diversification of added products.

Nayax Offers Cashless Solutions Built For Vending

Cashless payments are now the preferred way that most Americans use for paying for everyday items like gas, kiosk purchases to food and beverages from vending machines.  If your vending machines don’t accept cashless payments, it’s time to enable them to accept cashless payments 

PayRange Touchless Transactions For Vending

Touchless transactions will continue to be something that most customers demand in 2022 as they want to do their part to avoid spreading viruses.  PayRange offers vending operators and customers peace of mind in knowing that they can easily enjoy touchless transactions when buying food

Trio-IQ, 5-In-One EMV Payment Terminal

Trio-IQ – 5-in-1 EMV Payment Terminal Offers Rugged Design For Indoor And Outdoor Use. Trio-IQ, is a state-of-the-art payment terminal that features telemetry with 5-in-1 EMV payment technology, customers can easily make the payments that they want to make without having to concern 

Waterlogic Offers COVID-Secure Water Dispensers

Since COVID-19, people who use office water systems have demanded safer options for getting the water that they need because they don’t want to catch viruses.  Thanks to Waterlogic, employees can have access to clean and safe water because this water filtration system provides

SMRT1 Technologies Partnered with UpMeals

SMRT1 Technologies secured a five-year contract earlier this year in 2021, to provide smart vending solutions to Vancouver-based company, UpMeals. UpMeals provides healthy, custom meals to a range of clients, including corporate customers, residential, retail, e-commerce, and post-secondary

Want To Be A Cartrepreneur?

For the first time ever, King of Pops is Franchising its cart opportunity. We will be onboarding folks starting in 2022. It’s an approachable fun way to make some extra cash. It can range from a side hustle to a full time gig . . . that is up to you! About King of Pops

Food Concepts, Building Brand Experiences

Food Concepts, Inc. designs and manufactures value engineered Cabinets and Display Fixtures for Micro Markets. Our modular, lightweight system makes setup a snap and requires no tools for assembly. With a staff of 8 full time designers, they strive to achieve the perfect look for you and your custom

Macy’s Partners with Le Bread Xpress for First Public Robotic Micro-Bakery

Le Bread Xpress announced that Macy’s Westfield Valley Fair has installed a custom-branded Bake Xpress robotic micro-bakery adjacent to the Toy Department, offering shoppers convenient in-store meals and snacks. With its full menu of fresh-baked meals and pastries, Bake Xpress 

COTI, The Coffee Vending Machine

Crane Payment Innovations (CPI), a Crane Co. Company, announced COTI the freestanding coffee vending machine to the North American market. COTI is one of the first products released since the merging of CPI and Crane Merchandising Systems in June 2020. Building on the legacy of Crane coffee machines

Looking For A Reliable Vending Machine Company?

Check out the following things to consider when choosing a vending machine service company. There are a few options that you should take into consideration when looking for a quality vending machine company, and if you’re not sure what to look for, then you will need to look at these few notes

LAI Games Hits the “Airwaves” in 2022

LAI Games is set to debut a new monthly podcast beginning in January Hosted by the company’s Marketing team, the show will include discussions of industry news, tips and recommendations from successful operators and industry leaders, and other topics of interest to owners and operators

Cantaloupe Appoints Jeff Dumbrell as Chief Revenue Officer

MALVERN, Pa., December 21, 2021– Cantaloupe, Inc. a digital payments and software services company that provides end-to-end technology solutions for the unattended retail market, today announced that Jeff Dumbrell has been appointed Chief Revenue Officer effective January 1, 2022. 

New and Classic LAI Games Ready for Immediate Shipment

Dallas, December, 2021 – LAI Games announces that their family-friendly redemption game, Toy Frenzy, is in stock and ready to ship in time for the new year. The company also has limited stock of some of their hit classics available: Mega Color Match Lite and Mega Stacker Lite. Toy Frenzy is a

The Retrobox by Vendekin

Make your vending machines digitally smart and efficient!  The Retrobox is a plug and play device that takes less than 5 minutes to set up.  Once done, the Retrobox enables a simpler, more seamlessly digital experience for your customers, staff and you. What does it provide?

SandenVendo America to use Vendekin Technologies

Vendekin Technologies, a Pune-based vending machine digitisation and unmanned retail solutions start-up, is all set to make American vending machines smarter. SandenVendo America, a global vending machines manufacturing company, will be incorporating Vendekin’s intelligent vending machine

Yo-Kai Express Offers Ramen Noodles In 45 Seconds

Yo-Kai Express has developed a vending machine which delivers ramen noodles in a hot bowl in 45 seconds.  Machines are currently being placed in corporate and public locations around San Francisco.  Created five years ago by Andy Lin, a Silicon Valley–based electrical engineer who was

Commonwealth Joe – Pay By The Ounce Kegerator Vending

Commonwealth Joe is a new, pay-by-the-ounce kegerator, that enables operators to offer their customers a self-serve kiosk that can dispense cold on tap beverages from nitro cold brew coffee to kombucha teas, and more.

PayComplete Innovative Vending Payment Solutions

Are you searching for one solution that will bring digital precision across your vending machines or micro-markets?   PayComplete enables operators to create and deploy new mini-retail and self-service solutions anywhere using a wide range of connected components, devices, software,

Automated Vendtech Offers Modern Platforms

While technology is becoming the norm in vending, many operators still maintain machines which don’t have modern options such as contactless technology and video.  The question many operators are asking is if their older machines are generating less revenue than updated units.  

Gourmet In Box, Hot Meal Vending

Gourmet in Box offers a contactless vending machine, consumers have access to freshly prepared, sealed meals, that come out hot, and ready to eat once the meal has been ordered.   About Gourmet In Box  Made by SmartVendtec, and their partnership with Sealedmeals,

LAI Games Now Shipping Two Angry Birds Coin Crash Models

LAI Games is now shipping 2-player and 3-player versions of Angry BirdsCoin Crash, the tower-building coin pusher, in time for Christmas break. The game, which won the AMOA Innovator Award for 2021, is earning fantastic revenues according to operator reports. The impressive-looking Coin Crash towers

Refrigerated Merchandisers, 10 Key Elements

Looking to buy refrigerated merchandisers for your micro markets? Consider these 10 key elements, by Minus Forty. You’re in the food and beverage retail business and you’re looking to invest in some refrigerated merchandisers. Or maybe, you require some newly branded 

Game-Changer: Q-Tote, A Winning Solution For Pre-Kitting

Want to see your route sales team smile? Hand them a stack of Q-Totes.  Q-Tote is an innovative solution for pre-kitting operations.  Designed by a veteran of the vending industry for the vending industry, Q-Tote was inspired by a void in the marketplace for durable, stackable, nestable totes

Caveman’s Maple Pork Meat Bites

A Delicious Gluten-Free, High Protein Snack! Caveman’s Maple Pork Meat Bites offer consumers a high-protein snack that’s also gluten-free and Paleo-friendly as well.  Made from uncured bacon, these snacks offer 16 grams of protein and just 7 grams of carbs per serving

Oh Snap! Dilly Bites #1 Flavor

Fresh Dilly Bites by OH SNAP! The original and still number one bestselling fresh dill pickle snacking bites! Each pickle slice is perfectly crisp for a good crunch and packed with a dilly flavor that will make your tastebuds do a little dance.

Introducing Simple Slices Apple Chips .75 oz.

Gourmet Nut Introduces: Simple Slices Apple Chips. These apple chips are now packaged in .75 ounce single serve package. They are made from Washington State, organic apples, and what’s best of all is that they don’t contain any additives or extra sugar, so you can offer your customers

Fingernails2Go Digital Nail Art Kiosk

Bringing fashion and technology together in a seamless blend to offer a truly personalized nail art experience. Fingernails2Go is a self-service Digital Nail Art Kiosk that prints intricate designs and patterns onto fingernails or onto a full set of artificial nails in a matter of seconds.

VendMedic – Parts, Repair Service And Support

With the covid virus forcing more operators to either retrofit or repair machines to meet today’s needs, operators are groping to find sources for those services. One such company helping operators in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware is VendMedic. Having vending machines, parts

Cash & Cashless Pool Game Payment Solution

BarZcash is an innovative company with over 38 years of experience in the billiards Industry. Headquartered in Bristol, PA, just a few miles away from where our American-made cashless game payment product is manufactured. The owners and founders of BarZcash have seen

GMBOS, A GM Global Vending Solution

Today GMBOS is the leading multi-brand telemetry application for vending recognized in the sector as the most advanced, universal, complete, intuitive and functional. In addition, GMBOS is an application constantly updated with the incorporation of the latest advances in tec

OptConnect Acquires Premier Wireless Solutions

OptConnect, a longtime leader in managed wireless services, today announced it has acquired Silicon Valley-based Premier Wireless Solutions (“PWS”), a leading IoT network solutions provider who is a top-tier partner with the world’s most sophisticated IoT hardware and wireless providers. 

Bravilor Office Coffee Brewers

The espresso machines from the Illinois based company Bravilor Bonamat use freshly grinded beans to prepare espresso and specialty drinks. Service and maintenance are easy to perform and state of the art materials were used; the professional grinder and the unique brewer ensure quality results time

MYX A SMARTER DRINK KIOSK

MYX Smart Drink Kiosk is your all-in-one hydration solution. Using your existing water line, MYX provides still, sparkling, and flavored water that will never run out. Always filtered to give the best tasting drink. If your machine needs servicing our technicians are automatically notified and

Everytable Smart Fridge, Southern Cal

The Everytable SmartFridge, the refrigerated merchandisers that provide 24/7 access to fresh, chef-prepared meals in offices and breakrooms across Southern California.  In 2013 Sam Polk, a former hedge fund trader, founded a nonprofit called Feast (originally called Groceryships) to a

World Yums! Smart Vending Machines

​​​Geomative Inc. D.B.A Associated Vending Service (AVS) has been rethinking the possibilities of retailing. They presently own and operate World Yums! World Yums! provides vending machines across the states, with the industry leading operation planning, advanced payment options

Byte Technology for Vending and OCS

Byte Technology unattended kiosks are purposely built to unlock the multi billion dollar opportunity of food service to smaller offices. Serve locations of any size, sell an array of fresh product, and maximize the revenue potential of your existing locations. Clients are demanding healthier, fresher

Why Castles Technology?

Castles Technology Co., Ltd positions itself as a professional leading manufacturer in the payment industry. Since its inception in 1993, Castles has been the leading global provider of state of the art payment solutions for financial, retail, hospitality and transportation sectors.

LAI Games Finishes Strong at IAAPA

LAI Games reports a fantastic showing in Orlando, Florida last week at the IAAPA Expo. Their high-end 5D racing simulator, Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade, was the hands-down hit of the expo, with many attendees calling it their choice for Best in Show. The company reports a huge number of sales won

Parkonect, Trailblazing Parking Technology

The transportation industry is always, well, moving. Rather than going along for the ride or playing catch-up, we prefer to pave the way. Born in the Cloud – Parkonect is one of the only parking technology systems that is truly born in the cloud. While others are trying to convert their legacy

Innovative FOTO, Custom Photo Booths

Innovative FOTO, one of the largest manufacturer and operator of today’s most innovative photo booths. Every Innovative FOTO photo booth is built to order and assembled by skilled craftsmen in Salem, New Hampshire, Production Facility. Product Line – From traditional strips to digitally 

WIB Smart Store Solutions

Warehouse in a Box (WIB) offers Multi-Patented store solutions to help you grow your business. These WIB Smart Stores are manufactured with many facetted features having multiple benefits: Easy replenishment – All of these smart vending machine solutions are designed to be replenished in the

Audrey’s Chia Cookies Are Better For You!

With more consumers reaching for cookies than ever before as their ‘go-to snack’, they also want healthy cookies that are not high in calories and don’t contain a lot of artificial ingredients.  Thanks to Audrey’s Chia Cookies, consumers who want to enjoy 

Liquid Ice, Next Generation Energy Drink

Who Are We? Liquid Ice Energy has been in business for 17 years. Produced in the USA and distributed in over 40 states through participating Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors, independent PepsiCo, and Coca-Cola distributors. It is available throughout the United States with our online division via Amazon

PERFORMANCE FOOD GROUP TO BUY CORE-MARK FOR $2.5 BILLION

Performance Food Group Co. announced yesterday that it will acquire Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc. in a stock and cash deal valued at $2.5 billion, creating a best-in-class convenience business within PFG’s Vistar segment that will include the Core-Mark and Eby-Brown businesses.

All Star Services Partners With The Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is proud to work with All Star Services to open a corporate donor advised fund. “When our family company was ready to pursue help with our corporate giving, I knew the Community Foundation was the perfect partner for us,” said All Star Services President

Digital Centre Celebrates with IAAPA Show Special

Digital Centre celebrates its 25th anniversary in an IAAPA Show Special, where it will fascinate visitors with great surprises and new products inspired by this New Era. With all this Digital Centre (DC) hopes to let’s put on a great Show again and demonstrate once again that inspiration has no

Deli Foods for Vending, Wholesale Sandwich Suppliers

Wholesale DELI FOOD PRODUCTS Companies and Sandwiches for your vending machines and micro markets. These companies sell deli products and deli sandwiches.

Employee Prepaid Cards For Vending

VendMetrics now offers employee cards offer an additional form of payment in vending machines. As the name suggests, they are an excellent option for offices and workplaces. Cashless payments with RFID contactless cards allow for quick and convenient purchases at vending machines.

The Evoke Elevator Merchandiser

U-Select-It offers The Evoke Elevator merchandiser, which brings together the latest in vending technology, enhanced merchandising and attractive styling. With up to 60 selections (standard configuration is up to 50 selections with five trays of ten selections per tray), along with a soft elevator

Fresh Baked Pizza in 3 Minutes!

Introducing Let’s Pizza™, the fresh baked pizza vending machine! Let’s Pizza™ has cracked the technology that serves you freshly baked pizza, made to order, in under 3 minutes. Our innovative Let’s Pizza™ vending machine, the first of its kind, mixes a fresh batch of dough with each order

LAI Games expands with an investment in its people.

LAI Games recently announced a wide range of promotions across the company, including 3 senior level customer-facing roles: Allison Timberlake to Senior Marketing Manager, Paul Jennings to Operations Director, and Tabor Carlton to Vice President of Marketing. The company continues to invest in its

Re-Introducing: Naked Bar’s Chocolate Protein Bars

Protein bars were once consumed by active people on the way to or from their next workouts, but over the years they’ve become a go-to source of protein for people living busy lives.  Low In Calories, High In Protein  With Naked Bar chocolate protein bars, consumers have an all-natural

Original Greeting Cards for Vending & Micro Markets!

New Mexico painter and publisher Lori Faye Bock has been delighting individuals who love animals, both young and old, with her original paintings in her galleries located in New Mexico and Arizona. These specialty greeting cards are created from original artwork by Lori Faye Boch,

Discount Coffee Offers Wholesale Prices On Coffee

Are you searching for wholesale coffee, creamer, and supplies for your office coffee service customers, or micro-market? If so, Discount Coffee.com offers the supplies that you need at discounted wholesale prices. With Discount Coffee, you can consistently keep your office coffee

Daily Crunch Mixed Nut Mini Bags

Introducing Daily Crunch mixed nut mini bags for vending. These 1.5-ounce mini bags are antioxidant-rich, uniquely crunchy, and they are one of the best new snacks that consumers are turning to when they want an ideal combination of sweet/salty without jeopardizing

Vagabond Accepting Pre-Orders for new vīv Credit Card Reader

Washington, DC, November 3rd, 2021 – Vagabond, a leader in modernizing the vending industry, announced the release of its vīv Reader, a credit card reader supporting swipe, dip, tap cashless payment methods with its award-winning vīv mobile touchless technology built directly into the

HABCO Refrigeration Merchandisers

HABCO MANUFACTURING is pleased to announce that they are now an approved vendor for Foodbuy! “With an exceptional array of Health Lock enabled coolers and freezers, as well as an extensive line-up of pharmaceutical grade and food service refrigeration, we are well positioned to

Make a Pit Stop at the Asphalt 9 IAAPA Press Conference

LAI Games will hold a press conference at IAAPA officially introducing the new premium racing simulator, Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade, to the industry. The press conference will be held Wednesday, November 17th at 11:40am in the IAAPA Press Booth, #3040. The company will explain what sets Asphalt 9

Celsius Is Luring New Customers

Despite the pandemic and fierce competition from Red Bull and Monster, the company expects record sales of its functional beverage this year after posting a 74% jump in 2020. As the reaches of the pandemic infiltrated the CPG space in 2020, John Fieldly, CEO of Celsius Holdings, watched

Naturals2Go Partners with Meals from The Heartland

Naturals2Go, a division of VendTech International and a leader in the healthy snack and beverage vending industry, recently partnered with Meals from the Heartland, to produce and donate 27,500 meals for children in need. During their corporate conference, Naturals2Go team members worked with

Azkoyen’s 75th Anniversary

Azkoyen Group celebrated its 75th anniversary at an event held at its factory in Peralta (Navarra). The attendees enjoyed a guided tour of the premises and the museum, where they were able to see at first hand each of the machines and solutions that have been a part of the company’s history.

Upgrade Old Vending Machines And Offer Your Customers More Options

Sadly, many vending machines on the market today can’t be classified as ‘high-tech’ because they are older machines that only accept coins, cash and offer consumers few options.  Thanks to Cleveland OH-based Vendors Exchange International, operators can now upgrade their

Custom “Mini Store” Vending Machine, By DMVI

Are you searching for vending machines that have a larger format, so that you can offer your customers more per location?   Thanks to the Santa Rosa, CA-based Digital Media Vending International, LLC, there’s a new vending machine on the market today that offers consumers

Oranfresh High Tech Juice Vending Machines

Freshly squeezed juice? Yes please, thanks to Oranfresh Juice Vending Machines.  This machine is the best-seller of the Oranfresh® range of products, and the leader among citrus juicers in the Vending sector. OR 130 has a good capacity and is very versatile. OR 130 is the hallmark of our technology

How to Start a Vending Machine Business in 5 Simple Steps, by Betson

Whether you’ve run a business for years or you’re just starting, there is no shortage of ways you can rake in some extra cash these days. One of the most lucrative ways to make money is to start your own vending machine business. If you’ve considered having vending machine

Healthy Smart Mart by Bill Way

Micro markets are unattended “serve yourself” retail environments that enable employers to offer a variety of fresh and healthy food options to their employees. The consumers can review products both on shelves and in open coolers which allows them to pick products up, review nutritional

High Tech Micro Bakeries Offer Artisan Vending Food

Bake Xpress Robotic Micro-Bakeries: The High-Technology Future of Food Vending. Bake Xpress micro-bakeries by Le Bread Xpress are the only vending solution on the market to offer a wide menu of artisan food fresh-baked to order including sweet pastries and savory meals like calzones, sandwiches

QMBOX, The HOT Revolution in Automated Meals

Tired of losing money over accounts that request food options?  Introducing the newest option for hot food vending: QMBox. Our Italian-made, hot food vending machines dispense piping-hot, healthy, delicious meals in 1-4 minutes. International Gourmet Meals Quick Hot Healthy Food Smart Automated