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LAI Games Brings Award-Winner to Amsterdam

Dallas, TX – September 2018 – LAI Games will display its award-winning Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at next week’s Euro Attractions Show in Amsterdam. The foremost family friendly VR attraction across the UK & Europe, The Big Ride is the industry’s first attendant-free VR ride that

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Lilly’s Hummus Debuts Shelf Stable, Portable Hummus Product 

Oregon-Based, Small Batch Hummus Company Serves Shoppers With Ultimate Convenience  Portland, Oregon – Lilly’s Hummus, an Oregon-based company leading the hummus category with its non-GMO, small batch recipes, has announced an innovation in classically refrigerated goods.

VENDING MACHINE SALES-Beat Price Increases… Save Big Now!

As a Vending Operator, you can benefit by being a part of the 86 year old manufacturer of Vending Machines. As well as, we wish to sell you vending machines in the near future, at the lowest rate possible on NEW VENDING MACHINES. Sad many of our established operators are still clinging to outdated machines

Feeding the Future 5K Raises $20,000 for Local Children

Chattanooga, TN – The first annual Feeding the Future 5K raised $20,000 to support children’s programs at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank. More than 80 runners and walkers crossed the finish line at the June 30th race, which started and ended at the Chattanooga Area Food Bank.

JOHN MURN HONORED AT “GERALDO” SEPT. 27TH

John Murn of Huntington, NY will be the guest of honor at the 32nd Annual “Geraldo Rivera Golf & Tennis Classic” to be held at The Creek in Locust Valley, NY, Thursday, September 27th.  Proceeds from the $750 per ticket event will benefit Life’s WORC/The Family Center For Autism,

iClean Dog Wash- CUBE Premium line

If the Futura is too wild and progressive for you and you prefer a machine with a more symmetrical design, the iClean Dog Wash Cube is the machine of your choice. The Cube has the same big plateau as the XL and the Futura, which allows the dog to turn more easily and improves the

The Ultimate Skill Wall by ICE

The Ultimate Skill Wall by ICE! As another school year begins and while all of our football team should still have hopes of winning a championship, this time of year at ICE signifies our preparation for the annual International Association of Amusement Parks & Attraction

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Five Star Announces Acquisition of Eagle Vending

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Canteen’s largest franchise, Five Star Food Service, today announces the acquisition of Eagle Vending Company, Inc., a Canteen franchise based in Marietta, Georgia. Founded in 1983 by James Bryan, Eagle Vending has grown to one of Atlanta’s top convenience service providers

PUSH BEVERAGES launches Push Strawberry Soda

August 30, 2018-(Succasunna. NJ) Push Beverages launches their new Push Strawberry Soda today. The strawberry joins their many other fruit flavored sodas including pineapple, peach, orange, grape and diet orange as well as their traditional flavors like cola, ginger ale and root beer.

Labor Day Sale | Vending Machine Sales

In Honor Of The Great American Worker This Labor Day, we honor the great American workers who are doing what it takes to ensure that our future is even brighter than our past. Click here to visit our website   American made and Equipped with the latest in electronic controls,

Five Star Loses Beloved CFO Jean Bouchard

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Five Star Food Service, Inc. announced today that Chief Financial Officer, Jean Bouchard, passed away on August 19, 2018 from an extensive battle with cancer. Alan Recher, President and Chief Executive Officer commented, “It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of

Five Star Food Service Completes Acquisition of Mid South Services, LLC

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Convenience service industry leader Five Star Food Service today announces the acquisition of Mid South Services, LLC, a Canteen franchise based in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Mid South Services has been in business since 1968 and has grown to one of the region’s top convenience

Salad Vending Machines, Salad Vending Machine Suppliers

SALAD VENDING MACHINES! SALAD VENDING MACHINE SUPPLIERS listed here. Fresh Salads for your breakroom. Yes, they are salad vending machines!

Popcorn King is the First Healthy Popcorn Vending Machine in the USA!

Now Seeking Community Support via Kickstarter, Popcorn King is the First Healthy Popcorn Vending Machine in the United States! Popcorn King LLC has proudly announced that it is introducing the first healthy popcorn vending machine in the United States. The vending machine is a one of a kind.

Whitney Meadows, Field Representative for Senator Rand Paul, Visits Total Vend

CHICAGO – August 13, 2018 – (From Left) Brian Hoben; David Ratterman; Ron White; Alicia White; and Whitney Meadows are photographed during a recent visit to Total Vend.  “Following the NAMA Fly-In, this was a great way to educate a key staff member on technology in our industry,”

People on the Move at Embed

Dallas, August 10, 2018 – Enhancing its commitment to supporting customers, Embed’s US office has promoted key personnel to new positions in the organization. Danny Mondragon now oversees all Embed system deployments, remote or on-site, as Head of Installations.

Why a Vending Machine Could Be Your Next Big Business Idea

For many entrepreneurs, finding their next business opportunity is crucial to continued success. Whether it’s becoming an investor in someone else’s project, or starting a business of their own, entrepreneurs make money by knowing what will gain traction in the market.

The Three Pillars of Sustainable Vending

by Sofía Collazo Talking about sustainable vending today implies thinking about three lines of work. Vending operators face a series of challenges to make vending a friendly industry with the environment and with healthy products . Sustainability can be thought of as a series of actions

 

NAMA’s Economic Impact of the Convenience Services Industry

With a total economic impact of nearly $25 billion, the US Convenience Services industry is represented in every community across the United States through traditional vending and micro markets — unattended retail — as well as office coffee and pantry services. The industry,

FANTASY ISLAND LAUNCHES EUROPE’S FIRST TWO PLAYER WHEEL OF FORTUNE!

Sega Amusements International launched ICE’s Wheel of Fortune at this year’s EAG to much fanfare. With a quick roll out across the UK and overseas it has become this year’s “game to have” featuring in the top earning spot for many operators. Now Sega in partnership with Fantasy Island,

Virtual Rabbids Sets Sail with a Shorter Sibling

Dallas, August 1, 2018 – LAI Games is bringing its award-winning VR to even more locations. The company now offers a new, shorter version of their hit Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride that is suitable for cruise ships and other locations where there are height restrictions. The new model is nearly

NAMA REDESIGNS ITS SIGNATURE WEBSITE

WELCOME TO THE NEW NAMANOW.ORG (Chicago) – July 27, 2018 – NAMA has officially launched its new website and invites the entire industry to explore the new namanow.org. “Here at NAMA, we continuously strive to improve the industry’s image and tell the story of convenience services

EXPERIENCE A NEW BLEND OF EDUCATION, INTRODUCING THE ESSENCE OF COFFEE

(Chicago) – July 26, 2018 — The brand new Essence of Coffee at the NAMA Coffee, Tea and Water Show 2018 (CTW) on Nov. 12-14 in New Orleans, delivers state-of-the-art content specifically tailored to help sales professionals, managers, route sales representatives and others who direct the

ADVAM and USA Technologies Payment Solution for Australian Vending Market

26 July 2018, Australia –A partnership focused on delivering one of the best EMV certified payment solutions.   USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: USAT), a premier digital payment, logistics, and back office service provider in the self-service retail market, has partnered with ADVAM,

Blu-DEX Bluetooth Device Allows Wireless Machine DEXing

Blu-DEX, a handheld Bluetooth device that wirelessly DEXes vending machines, makes DEXing easier and saves time and money. The device’s creator, vending veteran Casey Edwards, isn’t the only vending entrepreneur to conceive of using Bluetooth technology to DEX vending machines.

NAMA ANNOUNCES WHITE HOUSE STAFFER STEVE MUNISTERI TO KEYNOTE THE FLY-IN

CHICAGO – July 20, 2018 – NAMA announced today that Steve Munisteri, Principal Deputy Director of the Office of Public Liaison for the White House, will be the featured keynote Tuesday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at the Fairmont Georgetown as part of the association’s Fly-In. Munisteri, the former

NAYAX IS NOW A LICENSED PAYMENT INSTITUTION

Tel Aviv, Israel, July 17, 2018, Nayax, a global leader of cashless payment solutions and management platform for unattended retail, is excited to have been issued a Payment Institution (PI) license from the Board of the Bank of Lithuania. With the changes in PSD2, and issuance of the Payment

Shipments of NFC-ready POS terminals reached 24.7 million

Gothenburg, Sweden – July 10, 2018: According to a new research report from specialist IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the market for NFC-ready POS terminals continued to show strong momentum in 2017 with annual shipments reaching an estimated 24.7 million units worldwide.

The Cube – World’s First Modular Vending System

The Venders Develops The Cube – The World’s First Modular Vending System. It is the first truly new idea in vending in over 50 years! CORONA CA – July 12, 2018 – The Venders (www.the-venders.com), a leading developer of technologically advanced kiosks and patented automated retailing system.

HOWARD BEHAR TO KEYNOTE CTW 2018

IT’S NOT ABOUT THE COFFEE, HOWARD BEHAR TO KEYNOTE CTW 2018 (CHICAGO) July 10th, 2018 – NAMA announced today that Howard Behar, former President of Starbucks, will kick off the Coffee, Tea and Water Show 2018 (CTW) as the Opening Session keynote speaker, Monday, November 12 at 3:30pm in New Orleans.

iClean Dog Wash – Most Advanced Dog Wash In The World!

The all-new iClean Dog Wash Futura leaves you with a first impression that is impossible to forget. The Futura has the same big plateau as the XL, which allows the dog to turn more easily and improves the washing experience. The design of the Futura goes far beyond its electric exterior.

CARLA BALAKGIE NAMED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WOMEN’S FOODSERVICE FORUM

New Education and Leadership Opportunities for NAMA Members (CHICAGO) June 29, 2018 – NAMA CEO Carla Balakgie has been named to the Board of Directors of the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF). In this role, Balakgie will serve two successive, three-year terms through December 31, 2023.

FX For Your Gameroom Today

We have gone back to our roots and re-themed our air hockey, basketball and alley offerings to the FX brand. What does FX mean? Our FX games use state of the art technology, along with a modern design. These games are providing an unparalleled game experience to players of all ages.

REIS & IRVY’S, ROBOT FROZEN YOGURT, INKS $21 MIL AGREEMENT IN ATLANTA

Atlanta business leader wants to cool down ‘Hotlanta’ with deal that will have her city enjoying frozen yogurt served by robots ATLANTA, GA — (June 28, 2018) — Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: VEND) announced today that its flagship subsidiary, Reis & Irvy’s,

CARLA BALAKGIE NAMED TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE WOMEN’S FOODSERVICE FORUM

New Education and Leadership Opportunities for NAMA Members (CHICAGO) June 29, 2018 – NAMA CEO Carla Balakgie has been named to the Board of Directors of the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF). In this role, Balakgie will serve two successive, three-year terms through December 31, 2023.

FIVE STAR FOOD SERVICE SUPPORT TO COMMUNITY KITCHEN EXCEEDS $75,000

Chattanooga, TN – The work of feeding hungry people continues to draw two local groups together for the benefit of those in need. Since 2011, Five Star Food Service has contributed over $75,000.00 to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen in their work to feed hungry and homeless individuals

China International Vending & OCS Showcase (Beijing) 2018

November 21 – 23, 2018 China National Convention Center (CNCC), Beijing, China – At the ANUFOOD China 2018 – powered by Anuga. The First and Only Vending Show in Association with the Food Expo in China. www.TheVendingShow.com China is one of the most promising, developing markets

Beijing Fulei Tech Co. Ltd. Introduces Its ‘Three Go’ Automated Convenience Store Machine

Beijing Fulei Tech Co. Ltd., based in Beijing, recently introduced “Three Go,” which it describes as a self-service convenience store. The machine uses global “cloud magnetic” identification technology to enable transactions in three seconds. The Three Go also uses Internet of Things, cloud

Airlift Introduces iPad-based Micro Market Kiosk

Airlift, founded in 2014 in Bellevue, Wash., has introduced its iPad micro market kiosk. The kiosk consists of an iPad, stand and management software. Airlift also offers shelving and refrigeration, but the operator can source these components on their own. The iPad uses a cellular connection

Next Generation MEI Conlux MCM5 Offers Increased Tube Capacity

MEI Conlux’s next-generation five-tube coin changer replaces its CCM5 model coin changer. The new Conlux MCM5 provides increased tube capacity, additional float options, and enhancements in product durability and aesthetics. The Conlux MCM5 accommodates two full rolls of coins, and the coin tubes

Canteen Franchise Reaches Nearly 100% Cashless Machines; Big Competitive Advantage

Rawls Distributing, a Canteen franchise in Savannah, Ga., has nearly doubled the number of machines equipped with cashless capability this year, making almost all 1,400 of its machines cashless capable. Owner Robin Rawls looks back on his decision to go cashless six years ago as one of the best

MAGIC COIN, A NEW GAME FROM SMART INDUSTRIES!

Magic CoinTM is a new twist on the classic Smart crane games. The playfield is filled with special egg-shaped containers. Each egg contains a prize so there is a Winner Every Time. Some eggs may contain special RFID coins. Each RFID coin corresponds to one of 5 unique prize boxes

NAMA COFFEE, TEA AND WATER SHOW REGISTRATION OPEN

It’s Much More Than What’s in Your Cup – Nov. 12-14 in New Orleans – Registration for NAMA’s Coffee, Tea and Water Show (CTW) has officially opened. Don’t miss your chance to participate in the nation’s largest coffee services industry event.

CMG VENDING AND THE PRESCHEL’S SETTLE FEDERAL LAWSUIT BROUGHT BY AMOA-NY

JUNE 14TH, 2018 – CMG Vending of Union, New Jersey together with its Principals, Howard Preschel of Bergenfield, New Jersey and Laurence Preschel of New York City, New York have agreed to a five-figure settlement, to bring about a conclusion to the lawsuit filed in early 2017 in Federal Court

Award-winning VR Ride Coming to Bowl Expo

Dallas, TX USA – June 2018 – LAI Games will have on display Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at next week’s International Bowl Expo in Las Vegas. The Big Ride is the industry’s first attendant-free VR attraction that operates and is serviced like any other coin-op amusement game.

NAMA ANNOUNCES NEW HOTEL OPTION FOR FLY-IN

CHICAGO – June 11, 2018 – Today, NAMA announced a new hotel available for Fly-In participants: Le Méridien. Located in Arlington within walking distance to the Rosslyn Metro Station, Le Méridien has a limited number of rooms available (through June 29) at the rate of $149 plus tax.

NAMA ANNOUNCES FLY-IN KEYNOTE: NATIONAL JOURNAL EDITOR KYLE TRYGSTAD

Participation tops 250, with more industry attendees expected CHICAGO – June 5, 2018 – NAMA announced today that Kyle Trygstad, National Journal Hotline editor, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, July 24 beginning at 6 p.m. at the association’s Fly-In. “With his perspective, as a seasoned

Embed and Player One Offer Entertainment Solutions to Hospitality Industry

Dallas, TX, June 2018 – Embed will showcase its revenue management system at the upcoming Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference (HITEC) June 18-20 in Houston, Texas. The company is partnering with Player One Amusement Group to offer revenue share opportunities

Vending Management Opportunities, What is Vending Managment?

You get a call from a vending management company asking if you’re interested in servicing a client at a location in your area. Sounds like a good idea to add top line growth to your company. Is it? There are a number of factors to consider in making the decision to engage with the management.

A&A Global Industries teams up with Store on Wheels

Cockeysville, MD—June 4, 2018—A&A Global Industries announced today it has executed an asset purchase agreement with Store on Wheels (SOW). SOW’s well-known product line, superior customer service and all SOW employees will join the A&A Global team effective immediately.

Scott Meskin Joins Vagabond as VP Strategic Business Innovations

Washington DC, May 24th, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) is proud to announce the newest member of the team, Scott Meskin, who joins the company as VP Strategic Business Innovations. Scott adds to Vagabond his 35+ years of experience in the convenience services industry.

TWO MONTHS UNTIL THE UPCOMING GAMES & AMUSEMENT SHOW

China (Wuhan) Int’l Games and Amusement Fair (GAF) Date: July 6th-8th,2018 Venue: Wuhan International Expo Center Website: www.whgaf.com Exhibition Introduction: GAF 2018 adheres to the goal to foster home game and amusement industry and propel the market standardization since its inception.

Emerald Brand Announces Partnership with Five Star Food Service as Authorized Distributor in Tennessee

Emerald Brand, maker of everyday sustainable products, and Five Star Food Service have announced a partnership to deliver Emerald’s sustainable food service program throughout their network of over 750 locations in their service area. Five Star Food Service is a regional leader in micro-markets,

AUTOMATIC DISTRIBUTION, A 3.5 BILLION MARKET WITH A 3.5% GROWTH

Venditalia (on 6-9 June at fieramilanocity): the most important international showcase of the vending sector: 247 exhibitors from 20 countries, spotlight on smart machines and ecosustainability. Milan, 11 April 2018 – With a turnover of 3.5 billion euro for 11.1 billion consumed items,

Industry First VR Ride Heading to Future of Immersive Leisure 2018

Dallas, TX USA – May 2018 – Award-winning manufacturer LAI Games will showcase Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at the Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL) conference in Las Vegas. The event highlights new technologies, tools, trends, business models and innovations in immersive experiences for out

NEW Vending Machine Package, Factory Direct “Value Added”

Des Moines, Iowa, – Vending.com’s National Sales Director, Bill Fankell announces they are offering a New Factory Direct Value Added Campaign to assist the small vending operator to expand their vending machine business. “Since 1931 our company has assisted more people in the US to

FDA’s Nutrition Innovation Strategy, Industry Innovation-NAMA FLY-IN

Exclusive Opportunity for NAMA Members to ‘Ask the Expert’ About FDA Plans for the Future (Chicago) May 11, 2018 — NAMA announced today that Dr. Robin McKinnon, Senior Advisor for Nutrition Policy at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN),

NAYAX INTRODUCES TWINT AS CASHLESS PAYMENT METHOD

NAYAX ADDS MOBILE APP TWINT AS A PAYMENT METHOD, EXPANDING THE COMPANY’S GROWING CASHLESS OFFERING IN THE AUTOMATED, UNATTENDED MACHINE MARKET Nayax, a leading provider of cashless payments is pleased to add mobile payment app TWINT to its growing range of payment methods for its card readers.

Hivery Vending Analytics REDUCES COST AND INCREASES PROFIT

Hivery Vending Analytics uses your data and our powerful AI-driven engine to help you achieve the optimum mix of product, space and price for each of your machines in your fleet. It factors only a few data variables to make recommendations that maximize profit. OPTIMIZES VENDING MACHINES USING AI

365 Retail Markets – Connecting People with Products at Work

You may have already heard about 365 Retail Markets because they are the global leader in MicroMarket technology, but did you know that they also specialize in a wide range of convenience service technologies designed to boost revenue and customer satisfaction in vending, MicroMarket and foodservice.

Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) Announces Keynote Speaker Will Bowen

Exhibit Space 100% SOLD OUT Months Before Show Embassy Suites, Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, October 11 –13, 2018  “Sand, Sun & Fun” is the theme that sets the stage for ACE 2018.  History has been made as the ACE Exhibit Space is completely sold out – 100% –

Breathlytics, Introducing A Breathalyzer Kiosk

Breathlytics has introduced a breathalyzer kiosk designed to remove the manual labor required to administer breathalyzers, according to the company’s website. The kiosk uses biometrics to ensure that the breath analysis matches the specific user. A fingerprint scan confirms the identity

Embed Announces Vista Cinema Integration

Dallas, TX, April 2018 – Embed, worldwide supplier of point of sale and revenue management systems for out-of-home entertainment, announces that its debt card system now integrates with the Vista Cinema software suite from Vista Entertainment Solutions. Vista is the world’s leading provider of

Embed Sales Team Levels Up with Two New Promotions

Dallas, TX – April 2018 – Embed has recognized the achievements of two of its US team members with new appointments. Matthew Harrison is Embed’s new Director of Operations and Sales and Marisa Garris is Sales Manager. Harrison and Garris both bring enthusiasm and experience to their new roles.

WASH Upgrades Common-Area Laundry Rooms with PayRange Mobile Payment

PORTLAND, OR (April 16, 2018) – PayRange Inc., maker of the leading in-app mobile payment service for automated retail, announces that WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems (WASH) — which has more than 7 million people doing their laundry in a WASH laundry room every week in the U.S. and Canada &

ICONS: THE JUKEBOX EXEC AND THE RECORDING ARTISTS REVERBERATE AT AMOA-NY

The Amusement And Music Owners Association of New York departed from its usual format at its Annual Gala held Tuesday, April 10th. The celebration has been held at a high-end steakhouse the past several years. Last night’s 100 attendee event was held at Patrizia’s, a famous NYC Italian restaurant

ShelfX Unattended Retail Fridges now accept VENMO

You can now use your Venmo app to purchase products at ShelfX fridges. You do this by searching ShelfX on Venmo or by scanning a QR code displayed on the fridge. You then send $10 to ShelfX which will create an account in your name.

Hivery Vending Analytics REDUCES COST AND INCREASES PROFIT

Hivery Vending Analytics uses your data and our powerful AI-driven engine to help you achieve the optimum mix of product, space and price for each of your machines in your fleet. It factors only a few data variables to make recommendations that maximize profit. OPTIMIZES VENDING MACHINES USING AI

Ice Games Newest Game, Wheel of Fortune

Greetings! Greetings and salutations! We hope your April is off to a great start! One thing we pride ourselves on is the fact our games appeal to everyone! Collegiate Hoops has become a viable piece for street locations and last months March Madness gave them a great opportunity to showcase this

Foundations Entertainment University 2.0 Seminar #45

2018 will be the 16th consecutive year for Foundations Entertainment University (FEU), the industry’s #1 Ranked Educational Seminar Program. With more than 1410 graduates and more than 275 Family Entertainment Center’s (FEC’s) that got their start with Foundations, the NEW Foundations University

APPLE INDUSTRIES HEADS TO MIDEAST DEAL SHOW WITH NEW PRODUCTS FOR NEW MARKETS

Greenvale, NY, April 4, 2018 – Now that Apple Industries has heavily penetrated the FEC market in the Middle East over the past 10 years, for 2018 the manufacturer returns to DEAL, the Dubai Entertainments Amusement & Leisure Show, with several exciting products that will expand its line of

Five Star, LightSpeed, G&J Launch Vision Partnership

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Since the advent of micro markets, technology has been driving disruption and innovation across the convenience services industry. One of the largely untapped innovations and same store sales growth drivers for operators is the execution of consumer-facing product promotions

Cashless Veteran Cecil Ledesma Joins PayRange

PORTLAND, OR (April 4, 2018) – PayRange Inc., maker of the leading in-app mobile payment service for automated retail, announces that cashless veteran Cecil Ledesma has joined PayRange as Vice President of Enterprise Sales. Cecil has spent the last 20-years at USA Technologies,

FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS EXPAND TO BALLPARKS

AS THE 2018 BASEBALL SEASON GETS UNDERWAY, APPLE’S EXCLUSIVE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL LICENSE CONTINUES TO GROW…AND FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS EXPAND TO MORE BALLPARKS & SPORTS BARS   Greenvale, NY, April 4, 2018 – The Opening Day home game at New York’s Yankee Stadium

LAI Games Award-winning VR Ride Makes Middle East Debut

Dallas, TX USA – April 2018 – The newest award-winner from LAI Games, Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride, will make its Middle East debut at the DEAL show next week in Dubai, UAE. It is the industry’s first attendant-free VR attraction that operates and is serviced like any other coin-op amusement

Embed Brings the Latest Debit Card Innovations to DEAL

Dallas, TX, April 2018 – Embed, worldwide supplier of point of sale and revenue management systems, will be showcasing the latest innovations in debit card technology next week at DEAL 2018 in Dubai. The company’s new booth will allow visitors to get hands-on with their award-winning smartTouch

Imperial Upgrades TriTeq Locks To Include Remote Monitoring with FreshTraq

Imperial Company, a Tulsa, Oklahoma based micro market, vending, catering, corporate dining and coffee services company serving Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, has signed a multi-unit agreement with TriTeq Lock & Security LLC to standardize locking technology with remote monitoring, FreshTraq.

Nayax Key Personnel to Speak at The NAMA Show

Yair Nechmad will share his insights about upcoming developments in convenience services technology; Carly Furman will be presenting on consumer engagement methods utilizing Nayax’s cashless solution.  Yair Nechmad, CEO of Nayax, will be participating in the panel discussion “What’s Trending  in Convenience Services Technology”,

Vagabond Releases vīv Business For Operators to Provide New Workplace Services to Accounts

Washington, DC March 20, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) announced the release of vīv Business, a solution for convenience services operators to receive and fulfill wholesale orders of office, kitchen, breakroom and janitorial supplies. vīv Business enables operators to take full advantage of the

Azkoyen USA machines certified by National Automatic Merchandising Association

This NAMA certification is only granted according to the public health requirements in the United States. The coffee machine models marketed in the USA earned this certification. Peralta, 28th of November 2017.- The Azkoyen Group, a Spanish multinational technology firm with headquarters in Navarre.

PHOTO BOOTH OWNERS LOOK TO PROFIT FROM ST. PATRICK’S DAY

GREENVALE, NY – With St.Patrick’s Day only a few days away, business owners are gearing up to see a spike in profits through the use of their photo booths. St. Patrick’s Day is a day when people gather together to have some fun and take a lot of pictures. The presence of a photo booth

Nayax Selected by RSA Management Group as Cashless Payment Solution of Choice

Nayax works with RSA Management Group to support blind vendors, offering members the best cashless payment technology on the market at an attractive price Nayax is proud to announce that it has been selected by the RSA Management Group as their cashless payment solution of choice for their vending

Imperial Upgrades TriTeq Locks To Include Remote Monitoring

Imperial Company, a Tulsa, Oklahoma based micro market, vending, catering, corporate dining and coffee services company serving Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas, has signed a multi-unit agreement with TriTeq Lock & Security LLC to standardize locking technology with remote monitoring.

Crane Merchandising Systems To Preview a Full Range of New Products at 2018 NAMA Show

WILLISTON, S.C., March 15, 2018 – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. company and the leading global manufacturer of innovative solutions for vending, will unveil its newest vending equipment, enterprise software, and cashless products during the 2018 NAMA Show at the Las Vegas Convention

Press Release: Parlevel Appoints Chris Stave as Director of Business Development

March 6, 2018 San Antonio, TX Parlevel Systems, the technology provider for the most productive network of food and beverage operators in the world, has appointed Chris Stave as Director of Business Development. Chris will provide expertise to analyze the operations of current & potential client

AMUSEMENT EXPO 2018, OPERATORS EXPERIENCE WHY FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS ARE BETTER

AT AMUSEMENT EXPO 2018, OPERATORS EXPERIENCE WHY FACE PLACE PHOTO BOOTHS ARE BETTER THAN EVER APPLE INDUSTRIES WOWS ‘EM WITH 0% INTEREST RATES FOR 18 MONTHS, PLUS A PRODUCT FOR EVERY LOCATION FROM BARS TO OUTDOOR LOCATIONS GREENVALE, NY – At this year’s Amusement Expo, Apple Industries offer

LAI Games New Virtual Reality Ride Wins 2018 AMOA Innovator Award

Dallas, TX USA – March 2018 – At an Amusement Expo dominated by talk of Virtual Reality and what it means for the out-of-home entertainment industry, LAI Games new Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride was named a winner of the AMOA’s 2018 Innovator Award. As the industry’s first attendant-free VR

Vagabond Releases vīv Delivery to Empower Convenience Services Operators with Last Mile Fulfillment

Washington, DC March 8th, 2018 – Vagabond (vgbnd.co) announced the release of vīv Delivery, an extremely targeted local commerce solution for route operators and their accounts. vīv Delivery adds new revenue streams while making operators the centerpiece of business in their local community.

Mike Carr Joins Apple Industries as Senior Director for New Business Development

Greenvale, NY, February 25, 2018 – Former distributing sales representative Mike Carr has joined Apple Industries (http://faceplacephoto.com) as its Senior Director for New Business Development, the company has announced. “We are delighted to bring Mike aboard in this newly created position,”

ACE 2018 Chooses Theme: Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach

Cary, NC – As the 2018 ACE Planning Committee continues its work for next year’s exposition, the theme has been selected for ACE 2018 – “Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach”. Beaches, tropical flavors and relaxing tunes will inspire exhibitors and attendees alike so put on your flip flops

How To Start A Bitcoin ATM Business

According to our bitcoin ATM industry stats, there is a growing number of bitcoin ATM installations worldwide. If someone wants to run his own bitcoin ATM or install a bitcoin machine at existing local business, what are the main points to check and decisions to make beforehand?

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LAI Games Brings First-of-its-kind VR to Amusement Expo

Dallas, TX USA – February 2018 – Award-winning manufacturer LAI Games will showcase Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride at next week’s Amusement Expo International in Las Vegas. The Big Ride is the industry’s first attendant-free VR attraction that operates and is serviced like any other coin-op

Face Place Photo Booth Operators Look Forward To Valentine’s Day Sales

GREENVALE, NY – Valentine’s Day has become a multi-billion dollar business that includes flowers, candy, and a variety of other tokens of affection. Over the past few years, Apple Industries has helped its operators to grab a part of the Valentine’s Day excitement with new art that

Embed Appoints New Head of NASA Operations

Dallas, TX, February 2018 – Furthering its commitment to excellence, Embed has appointed Mark Rossow as Senior Vice President, Americas, for the company. Rossow will oversee Embed’s Dallas, Texas US headquarters and promote its continued growth in North and South America.

Five Star Shines in 2017, Completes 9 Acquisitions

Parlevel Announces Lightspeed Integration to Streamline Warehouse Operations

Herschend Family Entertainment Chooses The Locker Network for a Fourth Property

Parlevel Announces Quickbooks Integration to Optimize Bookkeeping

ITO EN and NEOS to Add WeChat Payment in Vending Machine

365 Retail Markets to Host 4th Annual MEET User Group Conference in Las Vegas

Controversial Litigation bans the possession and use of coin-operated air machines for tire inflation

ShelfX Facial Recognition Fridge Charges Shoppers for What They Take

Global Vending Announces Record Growth

Vagabond and vīv Commerce Enable Kiosk-less Markets