How much does a food truck cost?
The short answer: about $50,000 on the low end, at least in California. The long answer: it can cost much, much more to actually get a food truck business off the ground — depending on who you are, where you are, and what your goals may be... (click to read more)
The success common denominator are people that come in and own it. They’re in their trucks. They’re all about their customer relationships. They’re all about their community relationships. – Tony Lamb, on characteristics of successful Kona Ice franchisees.
Gum balls are a great profit margin. You’re going to spend maybe 3 – 4 cents at most on a really good gum ball and you’re turning around and selling it for 25 cents. If you sell three gum balls a day at a 22 cent profit that’s 66 cents a day. In a month that’s $19.80. For a year that’s $237.60. That’s on a minimal scale on a low producing location. If you had a location that did 20 gum balls a day… That’s $132 per month. – Tonya Brynie on the profit margin and scalability of a gum ball business.