A vending machine can offer single-term purchases, such as drinks, snacks or chocolates, whereas a bulk machine can provide a handful of candy or nuts. The cost of vending machines can vary from day to day purchases of goods. Some businesses even take several years to become profitable. , However, a vending machine provides a steady income in few months, once you select appropriate location to set your vending business.
However, if you want an early return on investment on your vending machine, margins on the items needs to be high enough to cover these variations. The cost of starting a vending business is very less as compared to retail store business. If you opt for mechanical vending machines, it will cost you much less as compared to electronic machines. However, electronic machines yield more profit as compared to mechanical machines, it requires regular repair and upgrades as electronic machines can have occasional breakdown problems.