Alfonso Flores Joins Automatic Merchandiser And VendingMarketWatch Team

Recent University of Wisconsin, Green Bay graduate, Alfonso Flores, has joined Automatic Merchandiser magazine and VendingMarketWatch as the assistant editor. He will be responsible for assisting with the daily eNewsltter -- VendingMarketWatch Daily Update, managing various online projects and writing articles for the magazine.

Flores has a communications degree with an emphasis in journalism and public relations. Most recently he worked as opinion editor for the Fourth Estate Newspaper, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Award Winning weekly college publication. He has also written for Green Bay-based The Scene Newspaper and Voyageur Magazine.

"I am excited to develop rapports and relationships with different industry leaders and get to know more about the vending industry," said Flores. "Automatic Merchandiser/VendingMarketWatch gives me the opportunity to learn and grow, while still showcasing the skills I learned in my past endeavors."

"We are very excited to have an enthusiastic new member to the Automatic Merchandiser/VendingMarketWatch team," said Emily Refermat, editor. "Already Alfonso has embraced the views of the vending industry and shone initiative on new projects. I have great faith Alfonso will be an advocate for the industry and indispensable to the publication."

Flores will be based in the Fort Atkinson, Wis. office. He can be reached at or 920-563-1651.