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Generation NEXT Franchise Brands and AMAC Partner to Promote Digital E-Commerce of Reis & Irvy’s Vending Robots and Print Mates™ Kiosks in Airports Nationwide

May 16, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA, May 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Generation NEXT Franchise Brands, Inc. announced today that it has signed a promotional agreement with the Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) with the goal of promoting digital e-commerce using Reis & Irvy’s and Print Mates™ kiosks in airports across the United States. Generation Next, through its subsidiaries, is leading the charge in unattended, autonomous retail with its flagship robot-served frozen yogurt concept, Reis & Irvy’s, and the recently acquired Print Mates™, a maker of digital photo printing retail kiosks and products.

AMAC’s mission is to advance the full participation of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. AMAC advocates for diversity and inclusion particularly with minorities, women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in airport procurement and concession contracts. Generation NEXT shares AMAC’s commitment to this cause and wants to provide tangible support. To that end, AMAC will receive proceeds based on the number of airport locations Generation NEXT procures to assist AMAC with its mission.

“We are very proud to be working with AMAC, an organization which for so long has promoted the interests of women and minority businesspeople in our nation’s airports and aviation industry. We are looking forward to a productive partnership that will see both Reis & Irvy’s and Print Mates ™ unattended retail concepts in our nation’s airports, helping to support AMAC’s ongoing mission,” said Nick Yates, CEO of Generation Next.

“We’re pleased to partner with Generation Next to introduce Reis & Irvy’s and Print Mates to our nation’s airports and appreciate the support the agreement provides for AMAC’s ongoing mission,” said Krystal J. Brumfield, AMAC President & CEO.

“Both Reis & Irvy’s and Print Mates are perfect for our nation’s airports and sure to be a hit with travelers on the go,” Yates added.

About AMACThe Airport Minority Advisory Council (AMAC) is the only national, non-profit trade association dedicated to advancing the full participation of minorities and women in employment and contracting opportunities throughout the aviation and aerospace industries. Since its inception, AMAC has been at the forefront of nearly every national policy initiative impacting the participation of disadvantaged businesses in airport contracting. AMAC also works consistently with Congress, the Federal Government, aviation trade associations and others as a resource for information, education and guidance on business and employment matters.

About Print Mates and Reis & Irvy’s, Inc. Reis & Irvy’s is the world’s first fully-automated robotic frozen dessert vending kiosk. Reis & Irvy’s signature robots can dispense servings of frozen yogurt, ice cream, gelato in under 60 seconds. With self-checkout touch screen ordering and payment options and delicious frozen dessert provided exclusively by Dannon, Reis & Irvy’s meets the demands of consumers on the go.

Print Mates™ unattended kiosks are designed to reinvent the premium-quality photo printing experience by making it fast, fun, and inexpensive to get your photos “out of your phone into your hand.” Customers love using the Print Mates™ Kiosk because they can instantly, easily and cost-effectively print high-quality photos directly from their smartphones or through their favorite social media (Facebook, Instagram, Google Photos, Dropbox and Flickr) photo sharing, or cloud storage accounts in six different sizes of prints in just seconds.

Generation NEXT Website: www.gennextbrands.com; www.reisandirvys.com; www.printmates.com

Contact: Andrew Beach Andrew.beach@gennextbrands.com