CORONA, Calif., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) ( www.autoretail.com), a leader in custom vending machines and automated retail stores, can help entrepreneurs start new businesses, expand existing companies, and stay in touch with changing trends and technological advances. " Chad Liedman wants his company to grow and be competitive with the big guys," according to an article in Vending MarketWatch. That's why he partnered with AVT and Marley Coffee Automated Stores. Located in the Twin-Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Liedman wanted to offer brands that "fit our modern times," MarketWatch stated. "He began by taking an active role in current consumer trends and popular processes that drive traffic towards the machines. He concerned himself with things like technology, social media and eco-friendly practices in vending in order to appeal to a global-minded audience who constantly use smartphones and he enhanced customer loyalty through the use of coupons and user incentives." After much research, Liedman selected AVT as his partner and supplier, and has installed Marley Coffee Automated Gourmet Systems within his metro area. Liedman's strategy to reinvent the business into the twenty-first century has paid off to the tune of a 29.6 percent customer base increase. "You have more customers looking for systems that offer the fresh whole bean gourmet coffee experience," said Liedman. "My vision is to grow and be competitive in this market, to deliver innovative and efficient solutions to the customer." "At AVT, we enable entrepreneurs to turn their dreams and visions into reality, launch their companies, and create sustainable, successful businesses," said Shannon Illingworth, Founder and Chairman of AVT, Inc. "We are uniquely equipped with in-house design and development teams, financing and investment options, and a portfolio of brands like Marley Coffee, to help entrepreneurs get started quickly, easily, and effectively." For more information on AVT, contact the company at (877) 424-3663, or visit the website at: www.autoretail.com. Find out more about Marley Coffee Automated Stores by visiting: www.marleycoffeestores.com Find out more about Marley Coffee (OTC Markets: JAMN) at: www.Marleycoffee.com Connect with AVT on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/AVTInc Follow AVT on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/AVTIncCA Read the Vending MarketWatch article at: www.vendingmarketwatch.com/article/11297298/21st-century-frame-of-mind SOURCE AVT, Inc.