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Old 09-07-2011, 08:42 AM   #1
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Default conession stand vending profit margin

what kind of profit margin would you expect for a fixed concession stand at a recreactional kids ball league?

I'm thinking 50%, what say ya'll?
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:14 AM   #2
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Depends on what the money goes to.
Ideally you should always try to keep "food costs" below 30% - Ideally 25-27%. But, if you're dealing canned/bottled drinks, candy, and snacks -- yeah 50% (100% markup) is pretty much a norm. I'd like to think I wouldn't gouge rec league parents and players.
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Old 09-08-2011, 11:44 AM   #3
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I agree with Chad but if you can vend and clear 50% your doing good.
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