FROM THE COAST

PARIS-The selection is limited. No cheese crackers, no Diet Coke, no ham and cheese on rye. But the merchandise sold from (ending machines in French train stations and airports since September comes in ten different sizes. Customers use a belt attached to the machine to determine the correct size, pa) $45 by credit card, and voila, a pair of Levi Strauss 501 button-fly jeans tumbles forth. The three independent French businessmen who own the machines say they sold seventy-eight pairs from their first machine during September.

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