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Happy Earth Day! Did you know about our GREEN initiatives?

  APRIL 22, 2018   Mark your calendars – Earth Day is on April 22nd! Did you know about USI’s green initiatives? We have quite a few! Here at USI, we value our community and environment and want to make a conscious effort to be as socially responsible as possible in running our business. USI […]

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Highlights from the NAMA Show 2018!

U-Select-It (USI) was a proud participant as a Silver Sponsor at The NAMA Show 2018! NAMA, the National Automatic Merchandising Association, is the national trade association for the entire convenience services industry, including the food and refreshment vending and coffee service and food service management industries. During this industry-wide event at the Las Vegas Convention […]

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Join Us at the NAMA OneShow 2018!

WHAT: The NAMA Show WHERE: The Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada – U-Select-It Booth 1000 WHEN: March 21st-23rd WHY: Experience vending convenience with U-Select-It’s new Evoke Snack 6 merchandiser at The NAMA Show.  Plus, visit us at the show (Booth 1000) to learn about USI’s exclusive Show Floor Only specialo. U-Select-It is pleased […]

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USelectIt is ADA Compliant

USELECTIT IS ADA COMPLIANT USelectIt is proud to be ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliant. Every machine we produce is fully up to standard with the guidelines set forth by the Department of Justice. WHAT DOES ADA COMPLIANCE MEAN? The ADA Standards for Accessible Design were established in September 2010. These standards ensure that all […]

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NAMA’s 2017 Fly-In Gives Platform for Vending Industry Advocates

Held on July 25th and 26th, the 2017 Fly-In drew some 300 members for a day of orientation and another of action. Last year’s Fly-In attracted 275 industry advocates. Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $25 billion U.S. convenience services industry. With more than 1,100 member companies – including many of the […]

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USI and Wittern CEO, and Incoming NAMA Chair Heidi Chico Talks Industry

VendingMarketWatch.com interviewed USI and Wittern CEO, and Incoming NAMA Chair Heidi Chico. Heidi reviewed the opportunities and challenges for the industry. Below is the interview between Heidi Chico and Emily Refermat of Vending Market Watch.   VendingMarketWatch.com: As you take the role of Chair for NAMA, what, in brief, are your views of the opportunities […]

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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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