Archive for September, 2018

10 year anniversary of 2008 recession – are convenience services helping create a strong U.S economy?

This month marks the anniversary of the 2008 market crash in which millions lost their jobs and homes. That year, the economy was losing roughly 170,000 jobs a month with a total of 700,000 jobs lost in the last two months of the year alone. Luckily, our economy has grown a great deal since that […]

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We are proud to announce that Ashley Hubler, CMO of U-Select-It, has been named a 2018 NAMA Scholar!

Earlier this September, the National Automatic Merchandising Association (NAMA) Foundation announced four 2018 NAMA Scholars. U-Select-It is proud to announce that one of whom is our very own Ashley Hubler, Chief Marketing Officer of U-Select-It! 2018 NAMA Scholars: Steve Boucher – Regional Director, Compass Group / Canteen Jonathon Holden – Director of Sales, All Star […]

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The Advantages of Vending Machines Over Micro Markets

Micro markets first appeared on the convenience services scene around 2005 and have seen exponential growth across the industry. Although they have a look and feel similar to a convenience store, they are similar to vending machines due to their self-service capabilities. On the surface, micro markets seem like a no-brainer for vending machine operators. […]

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