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I am buying an ice vending machine and opening a shaved ice stand. Mar 2, 1. I managed to purchase an empty lot on a busy street that is right across from some baseball and soccer fields at the city park. I am going to put an ice vending machine Shaved ice vending a small shaved ice stand with a walk up and a drive up window.
Based on what I consider to be very conservative income projections, just the ice machine sales will more than cover the costs of the improvements needed and whatever we make selling shaved ice will be gravy. I am somewhat excited about this project.
I see the potential of this project funding our retirement. Mar 2, 2. Perfect timing with the summer around the corner. Shaved ice vending SteinbrennerMar 2, Mar 2, 3. Sounds like a good location, hope it works out well for you. Should also allow for some down time in the winter, good luck with your venture. NDcentMar 2, Mar 2, 4. Glad it's not a hot dog cart.
I heard the market is cornered. Mar 2, 5. I often have ideas for startups. I just don't have the capital or cojones.
Best of luck to you! Posted using Outdoor Hub Campfire. Mar 2, 6. I've been thinking of doing that at my home, I live all most next to a county Shaved ice vending and across from 2 large mobile home parks. Mine would be walk up only.
How much did the machine cost? AZsonMar 2, Mar 2, 7. If it's going to be staffed why not sell ice cream, hot dogs, etc? JMSMar 2, Mar 2, 8. I know a Shaved ice vending who has had a seasonal sno cone trailer in his family for years. They bring it out for months a year weekends only for all but June-August and are set up next to a public park. Operating costs are easily managed, even with HS kid labor. Syrup Shaved ice vending not expensive, cups are not expensive, and they have a cheap space rental agreement with the city.
There is a line at that thing every time I drive by it, and the location is not "prime" by any stretch of the imagination. Good luck, I think you are in for a busy Summer. Mar 2, 9. Maybe you can hawk coffee and cocoa for the winter months as well. Sam SpadeMar 2, Mar 2, Good luck to you! JoshhtnMar 2, May I suggest that either you or your wife be there every minute
Shaved ice vending the operation is open for business. If you have hired staff, fine, but operate as if you have hired petty thieves who's ambition in life is to give snow cones to all of their friends.
SpectreRiderMar 2, Sign up for square accepting credit cards will really expand your customer base. Best of luck with your business venture. I would guess that across from fields Shaved ice vending you could sell moderate priced bottles of water and Gator Aid that could move well too. Bruce MMar 2, Hot Dog Cart, credit card square, health codes, location, location, location.
GLWyandotteMar 2, Dennis in MAMar 2, I can't understand why anyone would ever want to use anything other than cash or maybe a company credit card at a restaurant but I admit I have a slightly skeptical view of some employees and their repeated ability and desire to skim the card information. Google Ritas Water Ice and you will see what your business could morph into. Good luck with the new business! Quick suggestion on how to hook kids into coming back for more: Add topings to your ice cups raspas like natural fruits or " leche lechera" condense sweet milk.
Also make some mixups an give them a cachy name. One we have down here in texas is called " marranada" pigstyle. It consist of a ice cup with natural lemon, powder chili, diced pickles and chamoy. It is very popular amongst high schoolers! These are just some of the things Shaved ice vending see here hav great success. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? No, create an account now.
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