AVT Unveils New Business Sectors at NAMA

Company releases details at leading industry trade show

Apr 24, 2013, 10:56 ET from AVT, Inc.

CORONA, Calif., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a technology leader in developing automated retailing systems, customized kiosks and micro-stores, announced that they will be unveiling details about their key new business developments to the press and the public at the NAMA (North American Merchandising Association) One Show.

Shannon Illingworth, AVT Founder and Chairman, will be joined by James Winsor, CEO, in presenting the company's announcements.

They will unveil the details of AVT's recent acquisition of Utique's technology and products. Utique is an innovator of retail automation technologies and operator of U*tique Shop automated stores.  Utique's systems have been awarded the "Best New Airport Retail Concept in North America" by ACI, the "Gold Innovation Award for Best Store Design" by NAMA, and were named to McKinsey & Company's "Ones to Watch in Retail" report. U*tique Shops have also been recognized as a top innovation in Trendwatching.com, and have received worldwide press in publications such as: The New York Times, W Magazine, InStyle, Self, Vogue, O: The Oprah Magazine, and many others. Under the newly inked deal, AVT will operate the existing U*tique shops and continue to expand the brand throughout the nation.

Company executives will also be joined by Rohan Marley, son of legendary musician Bob Marley, to discuss AVT's partnership with Marley Coffee and their new contest to give away a free Marley Automated Cafe along with a trip to Jamaica to learn about the heritage of the coffee business on the Marley Family Farm.

The company will also be displaying prominent new systems they have recently created, including the Kardashian Cosmetic Center, developed for Boldface – the exclusive licensee of beauty products by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian; and the next generation Marley Coffee Interactive Cafe, featuring new touch screen interactivity.

AVT will be in Booth 821 at the 2013 NAMA One Show.

To schedule an interview with company executives while at the show, please call 800-240-5175

About AVT, Inc:

AVT is a leading developer of customized automated retailing systems, Micro-Stores, and self-service solutions.  Divisions include design, manufacturing, software engineering, leasing, media, and technology licensing. 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. AVT is uniquely qualified to take projects from concept to completion with speed, economy and ingenuity. For more information, visit: www.Autoretail.com

AVT's stock is traded through the OTC Markets, Ticker Symbol: AVTC