CORONA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com) has built over 3,000 innovative self-service rental kiosks and has shipped the units to Walmart stores nationwide.
The systems, which recently won the "Automated Retailing Excellence in Manufacturing Award" from Self Service News Magazine, were designed and built by AVT in collaboration with Rug Doctor, to allow customers to rent and return carpet-cleaning equipment without the need of employee assistance.
Shannon Illingworth, Founder and Chairman of AVT, said that the company's in-house design and engineering team made the difference. "We have years of experience in design integration, and the ability to create customized automated retailing solutions for companies of all sizes to sell products of all types," Illingworth stated. "We can meet the needs of large customers, and can help companies of all sizes create innovate methods to grow their profits through automated retailing."
According to a report published by Intel Corporation, the automated retailing industry is growing at a rate of 49%, and has become "The symbol of the world's quest for convenience, operating 24 hours around the clock, 7 days a week." The report also stated that the world market for intelligent vending machines will more than quadruple over the next few years, from around 500,000 machines in 2012 to over 2 million systems in 2016.
"AVT is well placed to capitalize on this growth and a secure a large slice of this $42 billion a year market," Illingworth stated. "We are the only company that can rapidly produce technologically advanced systems, provide our proprietary backend management programs, plus design and deliver systems that are both custom-designed and affordable."
AVT was also just named as a leading force behind one of the three biggest trends for 2013. The Trend Report can be found at: www.inov8.us.
The AVT Rug Doctor self service rental kiosk can be seen on the Walmart website, at: http://instoresnow.walmart.com/enhancedrendercontentincludes.aspx?id=120186
For more information on AVT, please call 800-240-5175 or visit the website at www.autoretail.com.
About AVT, Inc:
AVT, Inc. is a leading developer of automated and self-service retailing systems. AVT is able to work with any size company to design a custom automated retailing solution that drives traffic, increases sales, improves security, and lowers overhead. With an in-house design team, software developers, mechanical engineers and on-site manufacturing, AVT can take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity.
AVT's stock is traded through the OTC Markets, Ticker Symbol: AVTC
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