11 Oct '17, 7am

Vending machines that dispense headscarves, fish food and gardening kits launched at Giant

Vending machines that dispense headscarves, fish food and gardening kits launched at Giant

SINGAPORE - Fancy a gardening kit, hot meal or even a headscarf at the press of a button? Supermarket chain Giant has joined the vending machine wave with what it touts as the largest and most diverse cluster of vending machines in Singapore. The group of 17 machines, called VendMart, will be exhibited at the entrance of the Giant hypermarket in Tampines, with another seven at its IMM outlet in Jurong from now until Dec 31. Among its offering of food, toys, beauty and lifestyle products are fish food, halal Islamic-related products, men's grooming products by online store SGPomades, and food and snacks by the likes of Mr Popiah, No Signboard Seafood and Shiok Pizza. Giant also created its own "mystery box" vending machine, where $10 will get you a surprise item worth a higher value, from Giant vouchers to household appliances and kitchen gadgets. The mystery boxes at both ...

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