For Immediate Release

Title: Caribbean Americans Urged To Become Franchise Holders

NEW YORK, NY, Jan. 8, 2007: Interested in becoming part of the 42 billion dollar vending machine industry? Then a 24Seven vending machine franchise may be just what you need. 24Seven Vending, the fourth largest independent vending company in the US, is seeking Caribbean nationals and other minority franchisees in 14 territories across the U.S. The move is part of 24Seven’s diversity outreach initiative and franchisees are sought in New York, New Jersey, California, Florida, Georgia, and Washington, DC., among other states.
24Seven is revolutionizing the vending industry by offering franchisees company owned territories with pre-sited snack & soda vending machines with known sales histories.    24seven also provides franchisees with proprietary wireless technology and software system that reports their vending sales, restocking requirements, profitability, and machine operating diagnostics.  
Other advantages of owning a 24seven vending franchise include: vending machines already sited in accounts; immediate income from existing cash flow; highest quality of initial and ongoing training; operations and collateral support on a local basis; ongoing business development consultation analysis; ongoing technology research and development and flexible hours.
24seven is a convenience-retailing brand that uses vending machines to serve customers 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It operates in one of the world’s fastest growing retail sectors, serving a huge range of the most popular snack and beverage drink products from Pepsi to Snickers to Red Bull. The 24seven brand also utilizes the gold standard in vending technology, a proprietary bi-directional communication systems and business management software technology. This proprietary software underpins 24seven’s commitment to outstanding service standards and customer satisfaction.  In addition it also provides valuable marketing data that enables 24seven to negotiate supply agreements with leading product partners.
24seven is an innovative global franchisor and is represented in 19 regions of America serving over 10,000 customers from more than 40,000 vending machines
The management team has considerable consumer marketing and vending experience. It offers Area Franchisee’s and franchised Operators full support with a successful business format including comprehensive operating systems, training programs and business development programs.
Hard Beat Communications, the minority-certified parent company of the Caribbean World News Network and CaribPR, has signed on as an official broker for the Caribbean American marketplace. For details log on to: and for more information, call Hard Beat Communications’ Felicia Persaud at: 718-476-3616 or email [email protected] .