There Is One Vending Machine for Every 23 People in Japan

Why Japan has so many vending machines


Tue, Jun 6th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

As part of its series of videos, Vox Borders takes us to Japan and explains why a country with a dwindling population has so many vending machine.

While in Japan I noticed vending machines everywhere. Looking into it a little deeper a discovered that there's a very interesting answer to why Japan has so many vending machines. It's an economic story but it's also a story about how Japanese society values robotics and automation.



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