A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters
A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters

Nappies and super ‘ice-cold’ drinks: Japan’s vending machine operators try new products to attract consumers

The spread of corner shops throughout Japan is posing a threat to sales by vending machines

A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters
A woman purchases a Suntory beverage from a vending machine in Tokyo. File photo: Reuters
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