Food (and drink) For Thought | Why Buy a Soda Vending Machine?
Posted on 27th Mar 2018
Ever thought about owning your business? Maybe looking for a new endeavor to help earn a little cash on the side? Or perhaps just trying to get involved in a stable industry? Believe it or not, owning your own soda vending machines might be just the sort of thing you’re looking for. Here’s a few reasons why:
Low Startup Costs
You may think that making a new business profitable will either take a lot of time or a lot of money, but that’s not necessarily the case. Admittedly, anything worth doing will take its fair share of work and due diligence but it doesn’t have to break the bank. The vending machine industry actually offers relatively low up-front costs requiring only the initial purchase of the machine and of course the product which will wind up paying for itself. Some vending machines for sale can look expensive at first glance but try not to be scared off by the idea of a substantial initial investment. Vending machines are built to last and are frequently repaired and re-sold as perfectly functional refurbished machines. With a little searching you’ll always be able to find cheap vending machines for sale.
Arguably the best part about owning soda vending machines is that once your machines are installed your work is mostly done; the only thing left is general upkeep. Restocking of inventory every few days to a week can be done personally or hired out depending on your preferences, availability and how involved you want to be. Additionally, the possibility always exists for necessary repair or part replacement but these hiccups can be minimized by selecting quality brands and fitting the appropriate type of machine to each location.
Soda Vending is Superior
One advantage soda vending machines have in particular compared to the rest of the industry is the product shelf life. Soda doesn’t expire as quickly as chips and other snack food meaning you’ll have to worry less about constantly rotating stock to make sure the customers are getting the quality products they are paying for. Nothing will scare off return customers more than paying full price for expired goods that might be almost inedible.
Room for Growth
Finally, another great reason to get started in the soda vending business is the availability for growth. As time progresses and you start earning a profit off your soda machines there’s always the opportunity to re-invest those earnings into more machines as you see fit and are able to manage. Expansion simply requires branching off your previous success by purchasing new machines and securing new locations.
Whether you’re set on a starting a new vending machine business or looking to supplement an existing one, Global Vending Group has you covered. With a wide selection of new and refurbished soda and snack vending machines we can offer the support needed to start your new business and make it grow.