Mark Cuban thanks vending industry for its hard work throughout COVID crisis

Sept. 13, 2021

American entrepreneur Mark Cuban of Shank Tank fame recently thanked vending operators for their hard work during COVID-19 crisis.

“As we go back to work, somebody’s gotta make sure that when we get there the coffee is running and the vending machines are full so we can eat,” said Cuban, who is also the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. “Thanks for all you do. I know it’s been a crazy time."

Digital marketing firm VendCentral arranged for Cuban’s kudos and posted those on its YouTube channel.

“We’re here and ready to serve to you,” added VendCentral chief executive Neil Swindale, who was joined by officials from AmeriTex Vending, Gimme Vending Marché and Well-Bean Coffee Roasters.

“This is a great shoutout to our friends in the refreshment services industry and a reassuring message to the customers they serve,” Swindale said.


Carla Balakgie is president and chief executive of NAMA, a Washington, DC-based trade association representing the convenience services industry.

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