ModernRetail Says Vending Machines Are Entering Golden Age

June 26, 2020

ModernRetail suggests that vending machines are having a renaissance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Noting that the post-COVID restaurant scene will be different, the author suggests that consumers may be more open to vending-based dining, recalling the popularity of the automat. While the author also noted that traditional vending companies are struggling, she noted that an automat-based restaurant is opening in New York City later this summer, ensuring a contactless experience for customers.



New York City Library Features Automat Exhibit

July 3, 2012
New York City Public Library has an exhibit on the Automat, running now through February 2013, according to The Scarsdale Patch in Scarsdale, N.Y.