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Cupcakes and the ATM sweet spot


I remember way back when automated teller machines started to become commonplace, beginning a trend that would have us finding fewer and fewer reasons to stand in line at the bank to make deposits and access our cash.

My bank has safeguards in place to keep me from overdrawing my account at the ATM, but new tellers dispensing baked goods offer no such protections for either wallet or waistline. Cupcake bakery Sprinkles this year began automating the way customers in some markets buy their wares. The company opened its first Cupcake ATM in March in Beverly Hills and said it would open 10 by summer’s end and continue growing the concept around the country.

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