USA Technologies’ Customers Ready for 'Fifth Purchase Free' Promotion With Over 62,000 ePorts Enabled with Isis SmartTap

  USA Technologies’ Customers Ready for 'Fifth Purchase Free' Promotion With
  Over 62,000 ePorts Enabled with Isis SmartTap Technology for Contactless
  Payments, Loyalty and Rewards

Business Wire

MALVERN, Pa. -- December 5, 2013

USA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:USAT), (“USAT”), a leader of wireless, cashless
payment and M2M telemetry solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing
industries, today kicked off what USAT believes to be the largest mobile
payment and loyalty promotion ever developed for the U.S. vending industry.
Over 62,000 locations using USAT’s ePort® point of sale device and ePort
Connect® cashless payment service have been enabled with Isis SmartTap®
technology for contactless payments, loyalty and rewards, and can now
participate in the “Fifth Purchase Free” promotion.

Timed in support of the nationwide launch of the Isis Mobile Wallet, USAT’s
Fifth Purchase Free promotion makes it easy for vending operators throughout
the U.S. to accept mobile payments and offer loyalty programs enabled by
cashless payment technology.

“Our Fifth Purchase Free promotion is another way we are helping customers
drive more business and more strategic benefits through their ePort Connect
cashless payment platform,” said Stephen P. Herbert, chairman and chief
executive officer of USA Technologies. “As an extension of our ePort Connect
suite of cashless payment services, it allows our customers to be part of a
growing group of merchants offering rewards through the Isis Mobile Wallet and
to benefit from the growing number of consumers expected to use mobile payment
and mobile-based rewards.”

“At the same time, we believe that the breadth of our cashless payment service
network in self-serve retail helps drive ubiquity for Isis acceptance points
across the United States,” continued Herbert. “In the coming months, we also
anticipate expanding those touch points, from over 62,000 today, to 80,000
customer locations that include workplaces, universities, travel &
entertainment venues and other environments.”

To participate in the Fifth Purchase Free program, consumers with an Isis
Mobile Wallet simply select a stored payment card and tap their smartphone at
one of USAT’s participating customer locations. After making four contactless
purchases using the Isis Mobile Wallet at any participating vending location,
the customer will receive a fifth purchase free.

“Self-serve retail, particularly vending, is undergoing a paradigm shift in
the way it engages with consumers because cashless, including mobile commerce,
is creating a valuable networked platform that allows our customers to connect
with consumers in new ways,” said Herbert. “The Fifth Purchase Free promotion
captures the essence of what loyalty programs are all about—engaging
consumers, driving desired behavior and bringing them back for more. Through
Fifth Purchase Free and MORE., our loyalty and prepaid card program, we’re
ensuring that our customers are poised to benefit from these exciting industry
opportunities,” said Herbert.

The Fifth Purchase Free promotion provides for reimbursement of the cost of
the free vended item to all USAT vending customers with contactless ePort
point of sale technology enabled with the Isis SmartTap.

“The Fifth Purchase Free promotion harnesses the power of mobile commerce to
fundamentally change the way consumers pay and redeem offers at vending
machines,” said Jim Stapleton, chief sales officer, Isis®. “USAT’s network of
contactless touch points and their technical skills make them a key strategic
partner for Isis and we look forward to our work together as we roll out the
Fifth Purchase Free promotion nationwide.”

About USA Technologies:

USA Technologies is a leader of wireless, cashless payment and M2M telemetry
solutions for small-ticket, self-serve retailing industries. ePort Connect® is
the company’s flagship service platform, a PCI-compliant, end-to-end suite of
cashless payment and telemetry services specially tailored to fit the needs of
small ticket, self-service retailing industries. USA Technologies also
provides a broad line of cashless acceptance technologies including its
NFC-ready ePort® G8, ePort Mobile™ for customers on the go, and QuickConnect™,
an API Web service for developers. USA Technologies has been granted 86
patents; and has agreements with Verizon, Visa, Elavon and customers such as
Compass, Crane, AMI Entertainment and others. Visit the website at

Forward-looking Statements:

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this
release, including without limitation, USAT's anticipated commercial
availability and costing of its new generation products, programs, and
services, are forward-looking statements. When used in this release, words
such as "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", and similar
expressions, as they relate to USAT or its management, identify
forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the
beliefs of USAT's management, as well as assumptions made by and information
currently available to USAT's management. Actual results could differ
materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a
result of certain factors, including but not limited to, business, financial
market and economic conditions; USAT's ability to accurately predict future
market conditions, consumer behavior and levels of cashless usage; the ability
of USAT to obtain widespread commercial acceptance of its programs and
services, including its loyalty programs, and programs such as mobile payment
and mobile-based rewards; whether, and to what extent, loyalty programs and
mobile-based rewards will result in increased sales; and the possibility that
all of the expected benefits from adoption of cashless payment, loyalty
programs and mobile-based rewards, will not be realized by all customers, or
will not be realized within the expected time period. Readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Any
forward-looking statement made by us in this release speaks only as of the
date of this release. Unless required by law, USAT does not undertake to
release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect
future events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated



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