Vending is an automatic sale of the various goods and services by means of special devices. Vending machines sell water, coffee, candies, cigarettes, magazines, energy to charge mobile phones, footwear and even gold. You certainly saw more vending machines yourselves in the city. It should consider the fact that these «automatic shops» bring a lot of income to their owners. One of the most popular and profitable vending machines is which sells various drinks. “Automatic” businesses are developing very quickly, but, despite of everything, it is still possible to find the place under the sun. To be successfully engaged in vending business, it is necessary to be well informed about the novelties in this niche. One of the last novelties are automatic machines that sale various media content for mobile phones. For a fair price, anyone can download a picture, a song, a video or an application. How to begin business with vending machines? I will give you a short business plan on how to start your business.
- Decide what will you sell, and based on this choice, select models of vending machines. The choices are very wide, you can sell gum, candies, ice-cream, water, vegetables, fruit, music, pictures ect. Try to choose newest models, but it is worth to remember about the checked models, such as, machines that sale coffee, tea and cocoa as, they never get out of fashion.
- After deciding on a choice of your vending machine, we need to look at an important point here, where to place the machine. Here it is very important to understand, where what machine will be most relevant. Hardly the vending machine for selling boot covers will be demanded at the university and machine that sells gold will hardly pay back in the poor district of the city. So, properly think over this step.
- Think very seriously about this step, because choosing a supplier of vending machines is important. You have to co-operate only with serious offices which will provide service, even after the warranty period. Many serious companies make installations free of charge for clients or make good discounts upon the following purchase.
- Further make a contract concerning the rent with owners of rooms where your vending machine is going to stand, there are two ways do to it, to pay the fixed monthly payment, or to pay a percent from the profit brought by the machine. What will be most attractive for you depends on each case.
- When the vending machines are in place and everything is discussed with the rent, it is necessary to “fill” the machines with products or components. If you have chosen “coffee business», “fill” it with sugar, cream and coffee. After that, it is possible to start earning your first money.
Do not forget to clean and serve your vending machines, and also, to “fill” it with all necessary products or components. Remember that a coffee machine or a couple of coffee machines are capable to replace a small shop. Only it is more convenient, simpler in management and it can bring even more profit. Serving the device is very easy. All you have to do is to check it 2 or3 times a week. Rest of your time you can spend on anything you like in your life, while the vending machine will collect “gold” for you!