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Variety in Healthy Vending Machines

  It’s worthwhile to consider why it’s beneficial to offer more than snacks in your vending machines. In a world full of options, it’s important to maintain vending options that correlate with that your customer wants and needs.   Healthier Options Traditional vending machine snacks are not necessarily the healthiest. This particular option is important […]

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What’s New in Vending for 2017?

Looking back at our predictions from this time last year, we foresaw increases in cash-free, more connected, and fresher vending options. How have these changes impacted vending machine distributors? Will these trends continue to progress, or will the pendulum swing in another direction entirely in 2017? What’s Staying? The universally popular updates to payment options […]

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Vending Machine Trend: Healthy Offerings

It’s no surprise that modern vending customers are demanding different choices in their snacks than previous years or decades; every industry goes through peaks and valleys of interests. However, where vending machines had been historically seen as a source of less nutritionally or gastronomically fulfilling options, current vending machine distributors are seeing a dramatic shift […]

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What Exactly Is a Micro Market?

There is a lot of discussion in the industry about Micro Markets. We’ve been covering the benefits and disadvantages of micro markets on our blog for some time now, but the question is still looming amongst even the eldest professionals. Micro Markets are not convenience stores, nor should they be considered one. The offerings of […]

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Finding The Most Profitable Locations For Vending Machines

The fundamentals of business tell us that maximizing profit stems directly from maximizing value for your customer. Value can be delivered in a myriad of ways, location being one of them. You want to make sure your vending machines are in a location that are able to drive value for your customer, therefore driving profit […]

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The Benefits of Traditional Vending over Micro Markets

‘Micro market’ seems to be the buzzword on everyone’s lips. They are increasingly being seen alongside more familiar vending setups. However, micro markets have significant drawbacks as compared to traditional vending, which are often overlooked by inexperienced vending machine distributors. These disadvantages can mean significant market and financial losses. User Unfamiliarity: The first stumbling block […]

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Pepsi’s Food for Good Initiative – Pilot Vending Machine

  Thanks to a collaboration between PepsiCo’s Food for Good and vending machine distributor, U-Select-It (USI), fighting to end child hunger just got a bit more feasible. With the help of Food for Good, this new initiative will be placing USI’s vending machines in Texas to provide balanced meals to children in low income families […]

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The NAMA Coffee, Tea, & Water Show

Looking for new products to add to your vending machines? Look no further than the NAMA Coffee, Tea, & Water Show for a chance into a peek of the future of the coffee, tea, and water business on November 8 to 10. This three day event will take place in Nashville, Tennessee at the Gaylord […]

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The Next Generation of Snack Merchandisers

Let us introduce the The Next Generation of U-Select-It Snack Merchandisers: The Evoke 5 Featuring: Best-In-Class Product Lighting Product Flexibility ADA Compliant Payment Devices Flexibility Improved Servicability New Stronger Leg Design Maximized Visual Merchandising Industry Leading Style and Design Full Featured Customer Interface iVend 10 Guaranteed Product Delivery Enjoy adjustable snack & candy selections, which […]

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How Much Caffeine Is In Coffee and Soda?

As a vending machine operator, you’re most likely vending enough caffeine to keep an army of grown adults awake for days. You’ve also most likely have thought about how that caffeine is affecting your customers. According to the Mayo Clinic, healthy adults should not consume more than 400 milligrams of caffeine in a day. That […]

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