Coinstar and Allegiance Sign Agreement to Install Coin-Counting Kiosks at Independent Supermarkets in the Northeast
Coinstar, LLC, a leader in self-service coin counting, today announced a new partnership with Allegiance Retail Services, LLC, to install up to 80 Coinstar® kiosks at Allegiance affiliate supermarket banners, including Foodtown in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
“We’re very pleased to sign this agreement with Allegiance,” said Lee Pantalone, senior director of sales at Coinstar. “We look forward to deepening our kiosk density creating even greater availability and convenience for consumers living in the Northeast, especially in the New York City metropolitan area.”
Allegiance affiliates who sign on to install Coinstar kiosks will receive full functionality coin-counting kiosks with features including coins-to-cash, no fee coin-to-eGift card and charity donation options.
“We’re excited to offer the Coinstar kiosk to our owner-operated affiliate stores,” said Joe Fantozzi, vice president, retail/member services at Allegiance. “We expect high participation given Coinstar’s full-service capabilities and turnkey service combined with its proven ability to drive foot traffic and increase store revenue.”
Coinstar expects to begin kiosk installations at affiliate locations in August.
About Allegiance Retail Services, LLC:
Allegiance Retail Services, LLC supports approximately 100 independent supermarkets (e.g., Foodtown, Freshtown, Freshco, D’Agostino, LaBella Marketplace, Brooklyn Harvest, Market Fresh, Big Deal Food Market and JRs Fresh Foodtown) for retail success by providing them with marketing, advertising, technological and merchandising support, as well as a full line of Foodtown private label products.
About Coinstar, LLC: Based in Bellevue, Wash., Coinstar owns and operates the largest fully automated, multi-national network of self-service coin counting kiosks. With more than 20,000 kiosk locations, Coinstar provides convenient and reliable coin counting services at mass merchants, grocery and drug stores and financial institutions. Consumer solutions include coin-to-cash, coin-to-eGift card and charity donation options. For kiosk locations and information, visit www.coinstar.com
Marci Maule Housley