The costs of starting up your business with a brick-and-mortar store can be quite terrifying for first-time entrepreneurs. Some entrepreneurs don’t want to miss out on the face-to-face experience of watching their customers use their products. That’s why the American Mobile Retail Association (AMRA), a trade organization for mobile retailers, estimates that there are hundreds of mobile businesses, also known as businesses on wheels, across the U.S.
With the average cost of a truck around $20,000, depending on the amount of customizing you’re willing to do, it sounds a bit expensive. Yet, it’s still a fraction of a fraction for the cost of renovating your own brick-and-mortar retail store.
We’ve all heard about businesses on wheels, there are a dozen in your city right now. The immediate image we picture in our mind is a food truck with dozens of customers lining up to grab a bite. We often forget that there are plenty of unique businesses on wheels out there that cater more to service businesses. So, here are our top five mobile businesses for first-time entrepreneurs