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Economic Impact of the Convenience Services Industry

CHICAGO – August 2, 2018 – With a total economic impact of nearly $25 billion, the U.S. convenience services industry is represented in every community across the United States through traditional vending and micro markets - unattended retail - as well as office coffee and pantry services.

Funded by the NAMA Foundation, the Convenience Services Industry Impact tool allows users to see the industries impact at the state or Congressional District level. The data will provide reliable numbers on jobs, direct and secondary economic impact and location of member industry companies.

From manufacturing to small-drop distribution, the industry meets the needs of consumers wherever they are. To learn more on industry impact in your state, click here.

NAMA represents the $31 billion U.S. convenience services industry. By providing advocacy, education and research, NAMA works to promote and protect the industry’s nearly 160,000 hardworking employees. Through traditional vending and micro markets, office coffee and pantry services, product manufacturing and small-drop distribution, convenience services meets the needs of over 40 million American consumers daily at work, home, school and play.