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Reasons To Own A Vendors Cart

Updated on June 8, 2011

People Love Good Food

So how about they buy their food from your vendors cart?

Studies have demosntrated that one industry that suffers the least when the economy is down is the food industry. People love to eat. Most people tend to be busy on on the go. That makes operating your very own vendors cart a great way to bring people what they want, good food when they are on the go.

A vendors cart is also a very affordable way to get into the food industry. Compare the costs of buying a pretzel cart, draft beer cart or ice cream cart to buying a brick and mortar restaurant. The price comparison is staggering.

The affordable price and the freedom of mobility with vendors carts can open a lot of doors to generating a good income. The trick is bringing the product that people want to where the people are. For example, an ice cream or frozen gelato cart does great on a hot day near a popular park. A beer cart or pretzel cart is always a hit at a baseball game or sporting event. And, you also have the option of having a customized cart to do both hot and cold items for the best of both worlds.

Benefits of Owning A Vendors Cart

If you like people, enjoy a crowd, and are motivated, you can realize some signifigant earnings by operating your own cart. Besides the low costs of operation, there are many other benefits to owning a venders cart.

One big perk of operating a vendors cart is mobility. If you work in the city, you can work on one of many busy street corners. You can also move your cart as the traffic of the day shifts.

Another advantage of operating a vendors cart is the fun of working at a ball game or at a fair or festival. Fees may apply to be able to operate at these venues, but there are always lots of hungry people with money to burn at these kinds of events.

A big benefit of operating a vendors cart is schedule. You are your own boss and you can work as little or as often as you want. You can even hire someone to operate your cart if you decide to buy more than one or just want a vacation.

So if you think that you are looking for a new career or for a way to generate some extra income, consider getting into the vendors cart industry for yourself.


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    • scauthor1969 profile image


      7 years ago from Upstate South Carolina

      Before someone takes on this business they need to check on the local zoning laws. Our community only allows food vending carts in certain areas. It pays to do your homework on this before you purchase a cart.

    • Jeannieinabottle profile image

      Jeannie InABottle 

      7 years ago from Baltimore, MD

      This is very helpful for someone who is trying to "think outside the box" as far as a job is concerned. I like the idea of creating your own hours, too. Voted up!


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