The latest Harry Potter movie is working its box office magic, and BoxOfficeGuru.com editor Gitesh Pandya tells MarketWatch News Break, this two-parter could gross 2 billion dollars at the box office alone. Plus, you may soon be able to buy NFL gear from a vending machine.
INDIANAPOLIS – Minnesota Vikings president Mark Wilf figures if you can get a soda out of a vending machine, you might as well be able to get a team T-shirt or a set of trading cards, too. Wilf took that concept to MainGate Inc., his team’s apparel partner. When the Indianapolis-based company agreed that Wilf’s… Read more »
Innovative Vending Solution (IVS) whose automated machine solutions for the retail industry include new standalone vending machines that sell and market t-shirts, reports that it recently provided a t-shirt dispenser for Kia at the recent MTV Movie awards. Kia’s machine was activated through SMS texting from cell phones. Texting the style and color requested to… Read more »
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Press your face up to this vending machine and savor the selections. With some items at $400, chances are you won’t have the change in your pocket. But not to worry, credit cards are accepted. Vending machines aren’t just for soda, chips and candy bars in the break room anymore. Now… Read more »
The New York Times reports that high-tech vending machines called automated retail stores will become an increasingly important part of the future of retailing. A new generation of vending machines with touch screens, “electronic eyes” and other unique features will offer what you want, when you want it, all while eliminating the danger of having… Read more »
When Jeff Thibodeau and Patrick McDonald wanted to expand Nick’s Novel-tee’s, a t-shirt shop based in Dayton, OH, they did what most any retailers would do: they went scouting for real estate locations they deemed as attractive for hawking more of their popular novelty t-shirts. They soon concluded what they really already knew from experience:… Read more »
Dayton, Ohio-based Innovative Vending Solutions wants to take vending beyond the usual bottled soft drinks and snack foods. Instead, the company’s machines are capable of dispensing T-shirts, jeans, flip flops – nearly any reasonably vendable product – in a fast, convenient method that requires no employees and low overhead. The inspiration for Innovative Vending Solutions… Read more »