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Vending Machine Operators in the US: Market Research Report

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Vending Machine Operators Market Research Report | NAICS 45421 | Apr 2014

Snack size: Competition will limit revenue, but demand for convenience will sustain growth

IBISWorld’s Vending Machine Operators market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$7bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-1.6%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
55,010
Businesses
24,831
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Vending machines will inch back into growth over the next five years as disposable incomes improve. To compete with the rising tide of coffee and snack shops, operators will invest in technology to improve their machines' usability and appearance, as well as diversify their product offerings. However, competition will remain a significant threat for vending machine operators, and healthy eating trends will also inhibit demand... purchase to read more

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Industry revenue for Vending Machine Operators has stabilized, following a steep decline in the last ten years. Slow economic activity between 2009 and 2010 negatively impacted the industry due to shrinking consumer incomes brought on by high unemployment. For instance, per capita disposable income dropped 1.3% in 2009 and remained constrained for the majority of this period. Furthermore, demand for staple products sold in vending machines also declined, as more consumers curbed their discretionary spending on nonessential food items. Because of these trends during the past five years, industry revenue is expected to decrease at an average annual rate of 1.6% to $7.2 billion, including a decrease of 1.4% in 2014... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Vending Machine Operators Industry?

Vending machine operators provide and service automated machines that sell merchandise, primarily snack foods and soft drinks, but also cigarettes, newspapers and other goods. This industry does not include revenue from soft drink producers that operate their own vending machines.

Industry Products
Soft drinksFoodToysGamesTobacco products
 
Industry Activities
Retail sale of soft drinks via vending machinesRetail sale of hot drinks such as coffee via vending machinesRetail sale of snack food via vending machinesRetail sale of ice cream via vending machinesRetail sale of fresh food via vending machinesRetail sale of cigarettes via vending machinesRetail sale of newspapers via vending machinesRetail sale of other non-food items via vending machines


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