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Vending Exit Strategy

Icon Written by The Vending Guy on June 28, 2009 – 3:58 pm

Once you have decided that vending will support your personal goals you will need to develop a plan for the business. Do you want to create a true business – meaning you hire others to run the day-to-day operations? Is this a temporary venture until the kids are old enough to go to school (or […]



Finding Vending Toys for Your Machines

Icon Written by The Vending Guy on May 27, 2008 – 6:46 pm

Most Vending distributors carry a large selection of vending toys. The problem I have always faced is that they usually won’t sell to “small-time” operators. Unless you can afford a $1000 order they won’t sell – at least not at a price that is cost efficient. I suggest you find, and buy your vending toys […]



Trouble Placing Honor Boxes

Icon Written by The Vending Guy on April 22, 2008 – 8:13 pm

“I just recently added honor boxes to my business, and as I’m trying to get them out I get a lot of customers tell me that we had one before and it was always short, so they don’t want one. Is their anyway to persuade them otherwise, or am I better off not to put […]



How Do I Get Into Vending?

Icon Written by The Vending Guy on March 25, 2008 – 2:56 pm

What is the most common question I get? “How do I get into the vending business?” Like all things in life vending is simple, but not easy. The concepts are very straight forward but the implementation takes some time and guts. The first step is to decide what kind of vending you want to get […]



Vending Question – Location Moved the Vending Machines

Icon Written by The Vending Guy on March 11, 2008 – 3:29 pm

“WHAT DO YOU DO IF A SITE MOVES YOUR MACHINES’ AND DON’T TELL YOU. IT LOOKS LIKE NOTHING HAPPENED TO THEM. THEY WERE MOVED DOWN A LITTLE.” Vending Rules Answer: So long as they didn’t damage the machine – nothing. This is not that unusual. Often we suspect some kind of “foul play” if we […]