iPods and More

By: Angela Lowe - Published:   Updated: Jun 15 2011 • References: ocregister & gushmagazine
Now you can select everything from iPods to car tires from vending machines. "Vending-industry expert John Barsanti believes unusual vending machines offered by several companies are the future of retail in the U.S. â€" a trend that's already extremely popular in Japan. He's the director of private equity firm Torridon Cos.and a consultant to brands that are evaluating whether to sell high-end merchandise through vending machines." (Ocregister)

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