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Tips for Running a Vending Business

Posted by on 10/27/2017 to News
14 Tips for Running a Successful Vending Business

These tips are fairly simple and sadly a lot of vending machine owners do not follow them. No matter where you are on your vending machine venture, adapt these 14 simple tips to keep your business running smoothly.

1. Always keep your vending machine fully stocked with fresh product.

2. Maintain the cleanliness of your machine.

3. Ensure your vending machine is operating well.

4. Make sure that your display area is well lit or in lighted area.

5. Provide your contact information for the location so you can be alerted when issues arise.

6. Always have a good attitude when you're at the locations filling your machine.

7. Give away free samples of new products! This can provide good-will and increase your sales.

8. Always offer brand name products or products that customers are familiar with.

9. Offer promotional items.

10. Offer a suggestion box for product requests.

11. Ask the customers in your location what they want.

12. Replace products that move slowly or don't sell.

13. Learn ways to run your business efficiently.

14. Experiment with different ways to grow your business.


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