If you have or are looking to start a vending machine business, you might consider some of the different types of vending machine options out there. Vending machines have come a long way over the years and you will be amazed at some of the options that are now available. It is also possible to customize your own machines and get a bit creative with what you put inside them.
If the traditional soda and gumball machine is boring to you, go ahead and consider some of the many other interesting vending machine types out there. Or maybe you want to try a little of both and see what is more successful for you. Just keep in mind that sometimes the most important thing is not what is in the vending machine but where the machine is located.
Interesting food options
The traditional soda and snack machine has evolved greatly over the years. You can now get hot coffee, mini pizzas, sandwiches and much more from a vending machine. There are machines that sell hot nuts, frozen ice cream and many other interesting and non-traditional vending machine foods.
You can stay on the cutting age of vending machines with interesting machine types that have interesting items inside. Remember that it’s important that your product is in a location where it will be needed and wanted if you want to boost sales. Think strategically when planning what to put in your machines and where to put them.
Non food options
Food isn’t the only thing that goes into a vending machine. There are machines located near hotels that have soap, shampoo, toothbrushes and toothpaste, condoms and much more in them. How many times have you needed a safety pin or a similar item and you would have paid a vending machine nearby to pop one out for you? This is the idea behind non food vending machines.
DVDs, laundry soap and even medical supplies can now be found in vending machines. There are machines that provide band aids, mini first aid items and kits, Tylenol and aspirin and much more needed in emergencies. You can make a lot of money off of having these items available for consumers and in the right location.