Micro markets big on variety, healthy choices They're called micro markets, a quiet yet fast-growing trend in the local vending industry where some companies are swapping out coin-operated machines for a virtual carryout. Once completely dominated by salty deep-fried snacks, high-calorie candy bars and sugary soft drinks, some concession areas have turned into veritable mini convenience stores, a place to buy quality deli sandwiches, chopped salads and fresh fruit.
Say hello to your vending machine Say hello to your vending machine - it might be watching you! Smart phones? Bah! Think BIG. Think public. Think 'Internet of Things You Can't Get Away From'. Think smart vending machines!