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					Changing lifestyles, eating and drinking habits are responsible for making the vending
machine business very popular. With so many upcoming call centers and corporate
offices working round the clock, vending machine sales have increased rapidly. More
and more of the employees working in such offices are depending upon these
machines for small things be it cigarettes, newspapers, snacks, cold drinks etc.
Increase in incomes has increased consumerism. This is a new industry in India,
which is still untapped. As a business, this is a fairly good option. Most of the
components required to assemble a vending machine are available in India. Therefore,
vending machine sales is a good business option. Most of the machines are owned by
the vending machine operators .
They are also available on rent. The monthly rent is paid to the owner who provides
not only the machine but also vending machine services such as maintenance etc.
After that, generally the vending machine operators decide on the products to be sold
through the machine.
In India, the business of vending machines has not picked up yet. A major reason
seems to be the non-availability of machines suitable to Indian conditions. Currency
recognition is as much an issue as is the Indian weather. Heat and dust cause the
machines to break down very often. Vandalism is another issue. One major issue that
has come in the way of the popularity of vending machines is the availability of cheap
labour.
One good thing about the vending machine business is the low startup costs. In India,
the startup cost is as low as Rs.10, 000/-. This should boost up the vending machine
sales .
Ever wondered about how vending machine services really operate? A vending
machine operator , sometimes also called the vending machine provider, provides
machine to different institutions. These institutions can include schools, offices,
factories, metros, railway stations etc. The important thing about these is their
location. The location should be a busy place where there are a large number of
employees, students or people passing by.
The vending machine operators then provide different types of machines which
include snacks, cold drinks, coffee etc. This depends on a number of factors which are
taken into account before vending machine sales to the companies and their placement
is planned accordingly.
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