Category: Automated Retail in the Media

“Narcan vending machines available at 3 Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office locations” by Matt Rawlings and Joelle Jones, KOIN 6

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Vending machines stocked with Narcan have been installed by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office at three separate locations, officials announced Wednesday. Funded by a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Comprehensive Opioid, Stimulant and Substance Use Program (COSSUP), the vending machines serve as a tool for the sheriff’s office to… Read more »

“New vending machine at Cleveland Hopkins stocked with Script Cleveland merch” by Susan Glaser,

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Headed out of town and forgot your Cleveland swag? A new vending machine at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has you covered. The machine, located near gate C9 in Concourse C, is stocked with Cleveland Script merchandise, including adult and youth T-shirts and trucker hats. The initiative is part of a three-month pilot… Read more »

“In partnership with JetBlue, Newark rolls out book vending machines at libraries and rec centers” by Natalie Duddridge, CBS New York

NEWARK, N.J. — New vending machines have popped up in Newark, but they’re not what you’d expect. They have swapped candy for books. As CBS2’s Natalie Duddridge reported Tuesday, it’s designed to encourage a summer of reading for students. Instead of buying soda or snacks, the digital vending machine at Van Buren Library offers food… Read more »

“Local company cashing in on new retail selling trend” by Kara Driscoll, Dayton Daily News

As retailers obsess over ways to improve consumer experience in brick-and-mortar stores, West Carrollton-based Innovative Vending Solutions is cashing in on the next big industry trend – automated retail technology. From clothing retailers to grocery store chains, retailers are using automated technology like kiosks and self-pay stations to make the shopping experience more efficient for… Read more »