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2017 NAMA SHOW INFO

FAQs for Attendees What does “NAMA” stand for? NAMA stands for the National Automatic Merchandising Association. What does NAMA do? NAMA is the national trade association of the food and refreshment vending, coffee service and foodservice management industries, including on-site, … Continue reading

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Suggested Shelf Life for Popular Vending Items

Vendors need to pay attention to expiration dates of products that are sold.  The following are suggested shelf life for the most popular vending items.  You should always follow expiration or sell-by dates printed on the products that you purchase. … Continue reading

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Location Is Key To Product Placement

How product placement influences your buying decision Product placement is key to influencing sales on products.  A recent study in Applied Cognitive Psychology states that “location may influence not only the products you buy in stores and online, but other … Continue reading

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Soda Sales Fizzle, Premium Beverages Drive Growth

Good Article.  The popularity on beverages are shifting from sodas to other premium drinks.  Karma Wellness Water fits in that category and is at the very beginning of specialty healthy beverages.

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How to Incorporate Health into Vending

Health awareness is growing and naturally becoming a part of vending.  So many corporations are now health conscious.  It is easy to incorporate health into vending.  Many vending products are health oriented and calorie conscious.  Here’s a great new product … Continue reading

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Ways To Expand Your Vending Business

It is easy to get into a routine with vending.  You have invested in a certain number of vending machine equipment.  The machines go in a set number of business locations.  The time it takes to service those business locations … Continue reading

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Clips from Piranha Business Meeting!

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Change Of Season – Change Your Variety!

You’ve enjoyed great sales this summer as a vendor.  The weather was hot.  Gatorades and iced teas practically flew out of your vending machines.  You tried to stay away from melty chocolates.  All year long, the sales were good for … Continue reading

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Coconut Water Is The New Vending Craze

There is a new trend in healthy drinks and it’s catching on fast.  Active people are now encouraged to choose coconut water as a more natural alternative to sports beverages, energy drinks and flavored water.  A growing number of coconut-water … Continue reading

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Move Vending Machines Like A Pro

Here’s some important tips on vending that’s good for anyone to know. Most of you count on yourself to do everything! You rely on yourself to do most of the muscle work for your vending business. The great thing about … Continue reading

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