How High-Tech Vending Machines are Poised to Take on Retail


Toronto, ON – Toronto’s vending machine landscape may be on the brink of a major upheaval — with dozens of high-tech automated kiosks appearing in some of the busiest spots in the city. Deluxe vending machines stocked with cufflinks, health and beauty products and electronics are already selling their wares, and may soon be joined by other, more extravagant examples in subway stations, downtown streets and shopping malls. “Sexy” kiosks selling little black dresses, erotic novels, contraceptives and beauty products may soon find a home in a downtown hotel lobby. Bay Street could be the location of a refrigerated automatic machine touting organic meats and steaks for business workers to collect on the way home.

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