“Nike is the second digital store in the world with a new concept in Shibuya” by Ishizuka, WWD Japan

Nike will open its new store “NIKE BY SHIBUYA SCRAMBLE” on the 2nd floor of the commercial facility “Shibuya Scramble Square” which will open on November 1. The store area is 176 square meters. In addition to the store’s exclusive products, men’s and women’s wear and shoes, it also provides services linked to the Nike… Read more »

“Press B3 to Be Mine (With a Vending-Machine Engagement Ring)” by Alyson Krueger, The New York Times

When they’re ready to propose, most people typically head to a jewelry store where they can take the time to peruse the various stones and settings. But there are much quicker (not to mention quirkier) options available: vending machines. Last year a hotel in London began offering vending machines with engagement rings. And over Labor… Read more »

“Ohio Stadium getting bacon vending machine for 2019 season” by Sarah Wynn, ABC 6

COLUMBUS, Ohio — After grabbing headlines last winter, the Ohio Pork Council announced their new-and-improved Bacon Vending Machine will be inside Ohio Stadium for the 2019 football season. The vending machine allows Buckeye fans to purchase ready-to-eat bacon, while supplies last, all season long. “The Ohio Pork Council is proud to support Ohio State Athletics… Read more »

“Tishman adds quirky vending machine in Rockefeller Center” by Lisa Fickenscher, New York Post

Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist Mecca — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie dough to a Brooks Brothers shirt, a shaving kit and an $800 diamond engagement… Read more »

“We visited the new Nike-powered Foot Locker in Manhattan and saw why it’s a sneakerhead’s dream” by Bethany Biron, Business Insider

Foot Locker opened the doors to its third community-focused Power Store, teaming with Nike in a partnership that integrates the brand’s proprietary technology into the new store concept. The store — which opened to the public on August 10 in Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood — includes a variety of new features, including the ability to… Read more »

“Foot Locker ‘NikePlus Unlock Box’ Immerses Consumers At NYC ‘Power Store'” by Emily Jed, Vending Times

NEW YORK CITY — Foot Locker announced the grand opening of its Washington Heights community-based Power Store, which features a full suite of immersive capabilities for consumers to experience, including a “NikePlus Unlock Box” vending machine where members can unlock free limited-edition items, and a “Shoecase” that provides members with early access to coveted sneaker… Read more »

“Honest Tea Brings Mobile Tea Garden, Charitable Vending Machine to Bethesda” by Charlie Wright, Bethesda Magazine

Residents wandering around Bethesda Row have a new option to quench their thirst, and these beverages come with a lesson in fair trade and organic materials. Bethesda-based organic tea company Honest Tea installed a charitable vending machine outside its corporate office at 4827 Bethesda Ave. in mid-July. All of the proceeds go to its partners… Read more »