AVT Provides Head-to-Head Comparison of the MultiShopper to the Crane Vending Merchant Six

Technology and flexibility create key differentiators

Jan 05, 2016, 09:25 ET from AVT, Inc.

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leading manufacturer of automated retailing centers and custom vending machines, announced today that it has developed an information pamphlet that compares the AVT MultiShopper to the Merchant Six, manufactured by Crane Merchandising Systems.

"Old style vending machines are like placing a call through a switchboard operator," Wayne Salvino, President of AVT, Inc. commented. "Our approach is more like what Apple did with the iPhone. We added a powerful computer and proprietary technology to create a new type of automated retailing center that does much more than just dispense snacks or drinks."

A quick look at the MultiShopper and the Merchant Six shows some key differences:

The Merchant Six holds food, snacks and drinks. The MultiShopper holds these items, plus offers the ability to sell a wider variety of items such as electronics, tech gear, gifts, clothing, towels, gym locks, cosmetics, soaps and shampoos, medicines, and almost anything else that will fit in the system's customizable trays.

The Merchant Six has a 3.5" keypad. The MultiShopper features a large 8" touchscreen panel to increase customer engagement, while providing opportunities for promotional messages, up-sells, and data collection.

The Merchant Six will drop items into a basket for retrieval. The MultiShopper uses a soft-touch elevator to gently transport the item for customer pickup.

The MultiShopper has key technologies that make it the clear choice when comparing systems, including:

  • The MultiShopper comes with a Topper Screen that can play promotional announcements, ads or videos to attract interest and promote sales.
  • The MultiShopper allows owners and operators to change prices instantly via a unique, patented wireless control system.
  • The MultiShopper provides real-time sales reports and inventory alerts.
  • The MultiShopper can be linked with social media to improve customer engagement, build brands, and promote products.

"Any current vending operator, or an entrepreneur looking to get into the vending business, should take a close look at the AVT MultiShopper," Salvino stated. "Dollar for dollar, it provides more technology and features, better flexibility, and higher profit potential than any other system on the market."

For information on AVT, call (877) 424-3663, or visit: www.autoretail.com