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Advantages of Automatic Vending Machines over Physical Stores

Compared with physical stores, what are the advantages of automatic vending? Are vending machines worth the investment?


Ⅰ. Advantages of vending machines:


1. First of all, the price of a vending machine is about a few thousand to 20,000 yuan, and the investment is small, and the threshold is relatively low. In addition, the vending machine does not require a special shop space, and it can be placed on an area of only 1 square meter. Automatic vending machine can be placed and operated in free spaces in schools, scenic spots, parks, hotel apartments, factories, office buildings, and service halls.


2. Low investment and low risk. For the simplest example, opening a physical store will cause huge losses if the business is not good, and the vending machine only needs to be changed to a better location;


3. With the increase of aging, labor costs and rents become more and more expensive. With the development of 5G, mobile payment technology is becoming more and more mature, and the fields of intelligence, sharing, and automatic vending will enter the fast track of development;


4. Today's vending machines have large screens that can place advertisements, so that the vending machines have another skill to make money, and the body can do a good advertising effect at the same time. Compared with traditional physical retail stores, this not only reduces the cost of media advertising, but also cooperates with other businesses to let them play advertisements on the vending machine with screen to increase revenue;


5. A vending machine is equivalent to a small convenience store. The difference between it and a convenience store is that it does not require manual sales and is open 24 hours a day. Whether it is windy or rainy, as long as there is electricity, the vending machine can be open all the time, all year round;


6. There are about dozens of types of vending machines, including not only common beverage vending machines, but also coffee machines, instant noodle machines, lunch box machines, ice cream machines, gift machines, liquid vending machines, and adult vending machines. And they are the performance of various formats of vending machines.


Ⅱ. The trend of vending machines


In the future development, new retail vending machines must far exceed physical stores, which is the need of the times. Vending machines have gone through a series of hardships and twists from the traditional immature technology, and now the technical level has been greatly improved. AFEN also believes that new things will inevitably overcome old things!