Swyft Creates Sophisticated Vending Machines

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Article originally published on SF Chronicle by Trisha Thadani In a world that is quickly replacing in-person retail with online shopping, Gower Smith says he has a cheaper and less space-consuming way to keep it alive. His company, Swyft, creates sophisticated vending machines that sell products from retailers like Best Buy, Nespresso and Uniqlo. These machines are located in places like … Read More

Swyft, Inc. acquires ZoomSystems; the global leader in automated retail

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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 09, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Swyft, Inc. announced the strategic acquisition of NewZoom LLC (ZoomSystems), the global leader in automated retail, in a cash and equity transaction. The Swyft purchase of ZoomSystems enables both companies to better serve a broader global customer base in both Automated Retail and Retail Automation. The ZoomSystems automated retail stores for Best Buy, … Read More

CVS’s Vending Machines Use The Swyft Store To Deliver Necessities In A Pinch

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Original article published on Vending Times by Nick Montano WOONSOCKET, RI — CVS Pharmacy is piloting vending machines stocked with on-the-go necessities typically sold at its stores. The drugstore chain will unveil the first 25 machines in New England and New York State between now and the end of October. New York City’s LaGuardia Airport and Boston’s South Station Bus … Read More

NRF 2017 Most Innovative Retail Technologies

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Original article published on CrownTV by Elena Lathrop Established: First store opened in 2015Headquarters: San Francisco, CA Swyft is bringing vending machine technology into the 21st century by making it fully automated, cloud-based and scalable. They provide both the hardware (the vending machine itself) and software components. The software allows the user to control their vending machines in real-time, using timely data to make smart … Read More

Swyft acquires ZoomSystems Japan automated retail network and new clients NTT and Proactiv

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SAN FRANCISCO, August 30, 2016 – Swyft Inc., a leader in automated retail technology, announced its strategic acquisition of ZoomSystems’ Japanese automated retail store network, successfully transitioning all stores onto the Swyft software platform. Through this acquisition, Swyft now operates store networks for NTT Communications (NTT), the world’s largest communications company by revenue, and Proactiv, a leading global skincare brand. … Read More

Swyft, Inc. Raises $3.5M Series A Financing

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San Francisco, May 9, 2016 – Swyft Inc., a leader in automated retail and vending technology, announced a January 4th, 2016 close of US$3.5 Million in Series A equity financing. “The funding will enhance Swyft’s disruptive technology platform as we add clients to our network” said Richard Hashim, Swyft President & COO. “Since closing our financing we’ve signed contracts with … Read More

Gower Smith, ZoomSystems Founder appointed CEO of Swyft Inc.

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San Francisco, California, April 13, 2016 — Gower Smith, the founder of ZoomSystems, has been appointed CEO of Swyft Inc., a technology company revolutionizing the high-end automated retail industry. “Smith brings tremendous knowledge and experience to Swyft,” said President and COO Richard Hashim. “Smith — having invented the first high-tech vending machines — is widely regarded as the founder of … Read More