Vending Machine

Healthy vending machines

Adam So with one of his machines in Quarry Bay. Photo: Dickson Lee

V ending machines are enormously popular in Asia. Japan leads the pack with about one machine per 25 people. Hong Kong, often mentioned as another bastion of the vending machine, lags well behind Japan, with one machine per about 700 people.

Wednesday, 13 March, 2013, 3:16pm

Hair products in vending machines for a quick fix on the go

Need to fix your hair on the go? LAB Concept has a solution. The walk-through store, developed by the Lane Crawford Joyce Group in Queensway Plaza, has been fitted with a wall of vending machines stocking lifestyle items such as Amika hair products.

27 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Dying notes

My wallet has never been emptier - and that is just how I like it. Within its folds and pockets are five plastic cards, each arranged according to how often they get used. Rarely is there any cash. The reason is simple: I detest it.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Consumer needs come first

Life in the vending machine industry may keep you on your toes but for Cindy Chow, senior manager of full service vending at Swire Coca-Cola Hong Kong, this business is full of excitement and challenges presented by consumers and weather changes.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Toy theft

Three teenagers were arrested for stealing a toy-vending machine from a shop at Hing Wah Estate, Chai Wan.

13 Mar 2000 - 12:00am