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

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

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

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

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

Sustainability and Vending Machines

What do vending machines and sustainability have to do with each other? Well, they are more linked to one another than you may believe. The four pillars of sustainability are: Environmental responsibility Cultural/knowledge vitality Social good/well-being Economic health Environmental responsibility Some vending machines offer the ability to recycle your plastic,

The Evoke Series: Sales Power at Your Fingertips

    At the 2016 NAMA (National Automatic Merchandising Association) OneShow, U-Select-It debuted their newest and most technologically advanced vending product: The Evoke Series. Missed the show? No worries. We’re going to take you inside and explain exactly why the Evoke series is changing the game for every vending machine

2016 Launch of New Product Guide

Industry leading snack vending machine manufacturer U-Select-It is incredibly pleased to announce the launch of their new 2016 Product Guide, available right now at www.uselectit.com. The guide is filled with an overview and general information about all of the state-of-the-art new products from the company that are already making their

U-Select-It to Unveil a New Vending Machine at the 2016 NAMA ONE SHOW

YOU will not want to miss this… Industry leading vending machine provider U-Select-It is incredibly excited to announce that they will be unveiling a brand new, state-of-the-art vending machine at NAMA One Show 2016. Though details of the machine itself are being kept tightly under wraps, it’s safe to say

Government and Technology Regulations Impact Vending Industry

There are very few industries in the world today that don’t have to worry about things like government regulations and the dramatic shift caused by disruptive technology. If you ask any vending machine manufacturer, they would tell you that they’re dealing with both of these issues on a daily basis

U-Select-It to Exhibit at the Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) 2015

U-Select-It to Display the Latest Features and Styling of its Industry Leading Vending Machines at the ACE 2015, the Southeast’s Largest Vending Industry Trade Show. DES MOINES, IOWA – September 10, 2015 – U-Select-It, Inc. (USI), a leading global vending machine equipment manufacturer, announces its participation in the Atlantic Coast

Vending Machines that Replace Fast Food Workers

Even as recently as a few short years ago, the vending machine was seen as something of a stop gap device – a temporary solution to the problem of hunger or thirst in between meals. People who didn’t necessarily have time in between classes or on work breaks could look

How Vending Machines Are Bringing China and Japan Closer

What is it that is bringing these two countries of China and Japan closer? Surprisingly vending machines. These unmanned machines are already a huge hit in Japan, and it looks as though China isn’t far behind in adding vending machines for just about anything you can think of. Discussions are

The Odd & Unique Vending Machines Around the Globe  

There is no question that the old idea of a vending machine has changed quite a bit. Today, you can get the typical candy and chips, but vending machine are getting more and more complex to include such items as flip flops, fresh cupcakes, hot pizza and even hairy hermit

Google Android Pay is Here… Have You Met ‘Greenlite’?

Are you ready? – If your machines are equipped with Greenlite you are! Today Google announced Android Pay – its new mobile payment offering that will be pre-installed on virtually all new Android-based handsets coming from Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T, and it will be backward compatible with most Android handsets