Small shop innovates with vending machines

Ms Elizabeth Lai with fishing tackle that can be purchased from vending machines at her Clementi West shop. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID
Ms Elizabeth Lai with fishing tackle that can be purchased from vending machines at her Clementi West shop. ST PHOTO: TIMOTHY DAVID

A small heartland shop selling fishing tackle might seem like a very traditional business, but one store has gone out of its way to innovate and transform itself.

E-Waves Fishbyte in Clementi West has branched out into vending machines so that customers can get their fishing equipment after office hours and on any day of the week.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 30, 2020, with the headline 'Small shop innovates with vending machines'. Print Edition | Subscribe