No Time to Shop for Your Valentine? NAMA Says From Flowers to Caviar, A Vending Machine Can Save the Day!

   No Time to Shop for Your Valentine? NAMA Says From Flowers to Caviar, A
                      Vending Machine Can Save the Day!

PR Newswire

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2013

CHICAGO, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're one of the millions of
Americans pressed for time this Valentine's Day, at the touch of a button, a
vending machine might be the best source for the best gift for your beloved!
According to NAMA, the vending industry's national association, vending
machines across the country offer a surprisingly wide array of luxury gift
options for cupid, from fresh flowers to jewelry to Beluga caviar:

1.Gold – Nothing says you care quite like gold, and you can pick up an ounce
    or two at the "Gold to Go" machine in Boca Raton.
2.Gourmet Delights– Planning a romantic dinner at home? Beverly Hills
    Caviar offers Imperial River Beluga caviar and blinis, gourmet oils,
    truffles and escargots all wrapped to go at machines in Burbank, Los
    Angeles and Canoga Park.
3.Cupcakes – If it's sweet for the sweet, Sprinkles Cupcakes sends up
    delectable cupcakes in Beverly Hills, Chicago and Washington DC. The
    world's first cupcake ATMs hit the spot for movie stars and gourmands
    alike featuring cupcakes crafted from a unique blend of butter,
    bittersweet Belgian chocolate and pure Madagascar Bourbon.
4.Luxury Goods – To give the gift that lasts, visit the Hudson Hotel in New
    York City where vending machines offer designer furs and python clutches
    along with Nixon watches and Ray-Ban sunglasses.
5.Hip Gadgets – Pick up an iPhone, iPad and more at Best Buy vending
    machines in airports around the country, including Atlanta, Boston and
6.Flowers – If you are travelling by air, wow him or her with traditional
    red roses found at vending machines in 19 major airports including
    Baltimore, Las Vegas and Nashville.
7.Be Beautiful – Ladies on the fly can purchase makeup, perfume and even
    eyelash extensions at Sephora vending machines in Nashville, Dallas and
    Houston airports.
8.Sole Support – After dancing all night in heels, comfy ballet flats may be
    just the answer! Vending machines dispensing the shoes began in Los
    Angeles and Las Vegas and are popping up in many cities, making for happy
    feet, coast-to-coast.
9.The Penthouse Suite – Visit the Mondrian Hotel in South Beach where you
    can purchase a Sunset Dinner Yacht Cruise for Two or rent a Beachside
    Penthouse Suite, all with a swipe of your credit card.
10.A Bentley? – Yes, it's true. Buy your beloved a 2003 Bentley Arnage T,
    Light Blue. With just $90,000 it's yours, courtesy of vending machines at
    the Mondrian in Miami and the Hudson Hotel in New York.

Founded in 1936, NAMA is the association representing the $42 billion U.S.
vending and refreshment service industry. With more than 1800 member
companies – including many of the world's most recognized brands – NAMA
provides advocacy, education and research for its membership.


Contact: Roni Moore, +1-312-346-0370 x 254,
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