CORONA, Calif., May 28, 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 have awarded an exclusive distributorship of the innovative Marley Coffee Automated Stores in the San Diego area. The deal is worth over $2.5 million in new revenues for AVT, Inc. The territory has been awarded to Jon Gerber, a Southern California businessman with over 20 years of experience in growing companies, and an extensive background in the software and telecommunications industries. Mr. Gerber has an impressive track record of launching and expanding new products to the marketplace, and has over 15-years of experience with start-ups in the Silicon Valley. "We are pleased to partner with Jon Gerber, a proven business leader that is well qualified to introduce the Marley Automated Stores to San Diego," said Shannon Illingworth, Chairman and Founder of AVT, Inc. "Jon understands the opportunity these systems offer, and will be able to grow the business quickly and correctly." "I look forward to launching Marley Automated Stores in this fabulous market," Gerber stated. " San Diego is a city that loves gourmet coffee, and with the AVT designed systems, people can have a world-class cup, freshly brewed, and be on the go in a matter of moments," he added. "I have no doubt that once people try the Marley Automated Store, they will make it a part of their daily routine." AVT recently introduced the second-generation Marley Coffee Automated Stores, which now feature large screen interactivity and media. The systems are the world's first touch-screen automated cafés that can deliver a freshly ground and brewed cup of gourmet Marley coffee, espresso or cappuccino, in less than a minute. Some of the Marley Automated Stores also will feature Marley accessories, cups, and both ground and whole bean coffee for sale in a variety of blends.