Vending Times covers the $30 billion vending industry, including merchandise vending services, refreshment services, industrial foodservice, recreational services, entertainment services, amusement machines and bulk vending machines.


Vending Times reaches a global audience of professionals from myriad industries who seek efficient, modern and meaningful ways to improve the customer experience with the latest vending solutions. From refreshment services to recreational services to entertainment services, the site offers necessary know-how and strategies to the businesses who want to do more with less.

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Senior Level Decision Makers
VP-Level & Up
Directors & Managers
  • 7-Eleven
  • Advance Auto Parts
  • Ahold USA
  • Allstate Insurance
  • American Airlines
  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
  • Amtrak
  • Apple
  • Army & Air Force Exchange Service
  • Bank of America
  • Bed Bath & Beyond
  • Best Buy
  • BJ’s Wholesale Club
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Burlington Coat Factory
  • Cabela’s
  • Capital One Financial
  • CarMax
  • Carnival Cruise Lines
  • Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Citibank
  • Coca-Cola Company
  • Comcast
  • Comerica Bank
  • Continental Airlines
  • Costco
  • Darden Restaurants
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Dillard’s
  • Disney Parks and Resorts
  • Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • FedEx
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Golden Nugget Casinos
  • Hallmark Cards, Inc.
  • Harley Davidson
  • Hilton Hotels
  • Home Depot
  • IKEA
  • Indiana University
  • JCPenney
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Kohl’s
  • Kroger Co.
  • Little Caesars
  • Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
  • Macy’s
  • Marriott Hotels
  • Mayo Clinic
  • McAlister’s Deli
  • McDonald’s
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Michigan State University
  • Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Office Depot
  • Ohio State University
  • Panera Bread
  • PepsiCo
  • Pilot Travel Centers LLC
  • Publix
  • RaceTrac Petroleum
  • Regal Entertainment Group
  • Safeway
  • Sears Holdings
  • Sheraton Hotels
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Sonic Drive-In
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Speedway SuperAmerica LLC
  • Subway
  • Target
  • T-Mobile
  • U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • United Airlines
  • Universal Parks and Resorts
  • University of Florida
  • Victoria’s Secret
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Wells Fargo
  • Whataburger
  • Yum! Restaurants International


Editorial Mission

Be the premier online destination for a global audience of executives and decision makers with interests in the vending industry which includes companies that provide merchandise vending services, refreshment services, industrial foodservice, recreational services, entertainment services, amusement machines and bulk vending machines and many other types of providers offering interactive experiences to their customers.

Content Focus reports on news, events, trends and people in the vending industry. We cover:

• Technology innovation
• Design
• Branding
• Customer experience
• Hardware & software
• Maintenance & service
• Market trends
• Economics & statistics

Industries Covered

Our coverage is expanding to reflect convergence among the vending, kiosk, digital signage and mobile applications industries in response to the ongoing evolution of consumer behaviors and preferences. Topics that we cover include:

  • ATMs & Kiosks
  • Bulk Vending
  • Coffee Service
  • Foodservice
  • Micromarkets
  • Music & Games
  • Payment Technology
  • Products and Gadgets and much more

Editorial Calendar

To view the Editorial Calendar, please download the media kit.

Site Editor: Elliot Maras

Elliot Maras brings a background covering the retail, foodservice and payments industries, having served as the editor of Automatic Merchandiser Magazine for 20 years and as the founding editor of He is a graduate of the National Automatic Merchandising Association/Michigan State University Executive Development Program, a former board member of the International Foodservice Editors Council, and a winner of the Journalism Award of the Office Refreshment Development Foundation.

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