Vending machines feed book sales

<p>Bestselling books are to be sold through a network of thousands of vending machines in public places across the UK.</p><p> Book.stop, the company founded last year by former foodmanufacturers Phil Rattray and John Fogg, has already set up 25 bookvending machines in hotel lobbies, libraries, waiting rooms anddeparture lounges. It hopes to roll out as many as 4,000 in the nextthree years, each stocking 30 bestselling paperback novels from suchauthors as Zadie Smith, John Grisham and Maeve Binchy, as well asatlases and local books. The titles, taken at price points of &#163;5.99,&#163;6.99 ...

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