Category: Automated Retail in the Media

“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… 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 »