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- Vending machines in Japan offer more than chips and soda
Japan has one vending machine
for every 30 people.
CBS News. Tuesday, 4 May 2021.
- Japan's vending machines offer customers wide variety of treats
America's love affair with vending machines
goes back generations. But due to variety and volume, Japan remains the vending machine
capital of the world. Lucy Craft reports on what makes vending machines
in Japan stand out from the rest.
CBS News. Saturday, 1 May 2021.
- Every Solution This Founder Created Led Her to a Bigger (More Impactful) Problem to Solve
PopCom founder and CEO Dawn Dickson started out selling shoes to women, and ended up making over the vending machine
industry with smart technology.
Entrepreneur. Friday, 12 Mar 2021.
- Singapore vending machines now dispense salmon, crab and even cacti
The city state has a dizzying array of vending machines, dispensing everything from cacti to pizza.
BBC News. Saturday, 20 Feb 2021.
- COVID test on the fly? Oakland is the first airport in the country to offer it from vending machines
For about $150, travelers can buy DIY saliva-sampling tests from kiosks in each terminal at Oakland International Airport.
Los Angeles Times. Friday, 29 Jan 2021.
- Welsh police 'threaten to fine' customers going to a farm shop to buy their milk
The owners of milk vending machine
in Flintshire, Wales, received complaints from customers after they were turned away from their unmanned shed by police on Monday.
Daily Mail. Monday, 25 Jan 2021.
- Vending machines selling COVID tests for nearly $150 each launching in US cities
Americans will soon be able to get a COVID test at vending machines
placed in major U.S. cities
Fox News. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- Vending machines selling COVID-19 home testing kits are coming to several major US cities
Wellness 4 Humanity announced plans to roll out the machines Sunday, and said they will be available in New York City, LA, San Francisco, Boston and Dallas in the coming weeks.
Daily Mail. Tuesday, 19 Jan 2021.
- UC San Diego places COVID-19 test kits in vending machines throughout campus
The University of California San Diego campus has launched a "Return to Learn" campaign that includes nearly a dozen vending machines
placed around campus that offer self-administered COVID-19 test kits.
Fox News. Thursday, 7 Jan 2021.
- COVID-19 Vending Machine Tests Offered At California College
'Our students are very safe'
Daily Caller. Tuesday, 5 Jan 2021.
- Miss Blockbuster Video? New Kiosks With Free Movies Are Popping Up Around the Country
The dormant video rental chain's logo is being used to repurpose old newspaper vending machines, with people allowed to remove and deposit movies and snacks.
Mental Floss. Thursday, 19 Nov 2020.
- Funko's Snapsies vending machines to entice kids in the toy aisle - CNET
Funko is putting a twist into retail shopping with a new toy for little kids. We try out the touchscreen machines coming soon to Target stores.
CNET. Saturday, 22 Feb 2020.
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