Vending News

  • EAT REAL sales manager reaches blood donor milestone

    By Vending International on February 10, 2020
     Eat Real sales manager and blood donor extraordinaire Simon Roberts is celebrating a remarkable achievement in that he recently donated his 100thpint – a feat which puts him in the top 6% of UK donors. Simon’s blood type – O-negative – is also known as the ‘universal donor’ which means it can be given to anyone in an emergency and […]
  • Selecta chooses Arishi as global technical partner 

    By Vending International on December 20, 2019
    Arishi, experts in delivering technical solutions for enterprise, retail, fintech and government, has announced that it has been chosen by European specialist in vending, Selecta, to be its digital technology partner. As part of their work together, Arishi will service the needs of Selecta’s global marketing teams across the 16 countries in which it operates, providing technical expertise to support […]
  • The Vendies 2020: Entry is now open!

    By Vending International on December 20, 2019
    Following the success of last year, The Vendies – organised by the publishers of Vending International, Datateam Business Media – heads to the opulent Café De Paris on Tuesday, June 3, 2020 to continue its longstanding tradition of recognising and rewarding companies and individuals that have made exceptional contributions to the trade – and entries are now open! The entry […]
  • NAMA announces public health commitment

    By Vending International on November 8, 2019
    NAMA, the association representing the US convenience services industry with the support of the Partnership for a Healthier America and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, has announced that it has adopted a public health commitment to substantially increase the percentage of ‘better for you’ offerings to 33% in the nation’s vending machines. The commitment, implemented over the next three years, represents a nearly […]
  • AVA Futures: preparing the next generation

    By Vending International on November 5, 2019
    The AVA has announced a new committee which aims to engage the the next generation of the vending industry, providing a platform to openly discuss key concepts and ideas within vending, whilst learning from successful people and established businesses. The committee will be led by AVA marketing and communications executive Kennedy Procter who said: “I am so grateful for the help I […]
  • £3 million investment in high-tech vending business

    By Vending International on August 5, 2019
    Montreux Capital Management has invested £3 million into high-tech vending business Mother. The investment will be used for continued development of technology including the machines digital advertising platform and allow Mother to target new sectors such as education, healthcare and transport. Founded by Phil Davison in 2014, Mother is now present in 70 London locations. Phil said: “It’s an incredibly […]
  • Border Vending NW joins Cover and secure another national deal

    By Vending International on July 8, 2019
    Based just outside Warrington, Border Vending NW Ltd is the latest company to join The Cover Association. Headed by Harry Drysdale, the Border management team including Harry, Richard Callwood and Amanda Drysdale, will be familiar names to many, having collectively over 100 years experience in vending. Sales director Amanda Drysdale has expertise in national accounts and has already worked with […]
  • Well done Linzi!

    By Vending International on June 19, 2019
    Abbeychart has announced that Linzi Sahota-Moore, commercial director, as employee of the quarter in recognition of her achievements in relation to the company’s recent business relocation. With the support of the Abbeychart team, Linzi was responsible for the company’s office move to a new facility in Swindon.   Linzi also managed the successful return of the Stanford In the Vale property […]
  • Conquering Ben Nevis for bowel cancer

    By Vending International on June 13, 2019
    It’s become a bit of a tradition for Automatic Retailing Northern (ARN) to do a fundraiser each year for a chosen charity and this year the choice has been a bit of a no-brainer. ARN spokesman Lyndsey Boutflour says: “In other years, it’s been tough deciding which one to support, but unfortunately, one of our colleagues, Hylton Nesbitt, has been […]
  • West Midlands charities set to receive £20k from The Cadbury Foundation

    By Vending International on June 7, 2019
    Four charities from across Greater Birmingham have been hand-selected by employees at Mondelēz International sites throughout the region to each receive a donation of £5,000. Little Hearts Matter, national disability charity Sense, St Hilda’s Scout Group and Tamworth and Lichfield Sea Cadets will be granted the considerable figure from The Cadbury Foundation, as part of its ‘Your Charity Your Choice’ […]