“Thinking Inside the Box” by Jordan K. Speer, Apparel Magazine

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 »

“Vend a Tee” from Impressions Magazine

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 »