By Vending Revolution
Many of us take vending machines for granted, and don’t
what a competitive market it is. The financial success of a
vending machine is largely down to its site, or position, so
choosing a good vending site can make a big difference to the
profits to be made.
Why tell you about vending sites? It’s because running vending
machines is potentially very lucrative and, with the right
support and training, can be a great way to make money without
having to work full-time.
Why is a vending site important?
Pick the wrong site for your vending machine and you’ll never
get any customers. It’s a basic marketing strategy to look at
areas where there’s a lot of footfall – people passing by –
where a vending machine could work. There’s a lot of
for good sites, but equally, there are a lot of places where
there are no vending machines at all, so identifying the type
of sites that work well and then finding those businesses,
retailers or leisure outlets that need additional vending
see the profits rolling in. Picking the right site is the
difference between profit and loss.
Which sites work well?
There are several areas where vending machines always work
Company canteens – many companies are saving money by reducing
the staff and food availability in their in-house canteens.
Vending machines are the obvious replacement and can also be
sited in staff areas and internal and external smoking areas.
Leisure sites – vending machines are popular with gyms,
swimming pools and other leisure outlets. Whether they are
offering energy drinks, water or regular snacks, there is
always a demand from those who have been exercising.
Shopping centres – although large shopping centres usually
cafes and food outlets, they also need to cater for people who
want a snack on the run, and who don’t want to queue for a
or wait for a coffee. Centrally-located vending machines, near
to entrances, cash machines, lifts and escalators are usually
Finding the right site for your vending machines is as
important as what you’re selling from them. Get it right and
you could find yourself at the head of a successful vending
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