Category: Automated Retail in the Media

“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 »

“Nat Geo, WeWork recreate ’90s workspaces to promote dot-com bubble series” by Erica Sweeney, Marketing Dive

Dive Brief: • National Geographic and WeWork partnered on an experiential campaign to promote the network’s new limited series “Valley of the Boom,” which focuses on the dot-com bubble, according to news shared with Marketing Dive. • Today (Dec. 3), WeWork locations in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco will be turned into… Read more »

“Netflix Is Bringing Free Food to JFK and O’Hare This Thanksgiving Weekend” by Andrea Romano, Travel and Leisure

Wherever you’re going for the Thanksgiving holiday, don’t worry about bringing your own snacks. This week, in a fun push to advertise its new show, “The Final Table,” Netflix is bringing free food to hungry travelers at JFK airport in New York City and O’Hare Airport in Chicago. But these snacks aren’t your typical popcorn… Read more »