Despite the popularity of some food trucks, the Huffington Post reports that many such businesses are showing up for sale on eBay.
As with any restaurant, location is a huge factor in finding success. “It was very difficult to get folks, especially in the smaller towns, to come up to the trucks. They were kind of afraid of it,” Jill Stolt, former co-owner of The Gourmet Waffler, is quoted as saying by the Huffington Post.
While food trucks require a lower investment than a restaurant, there are a number of challenges new business owners face, including city regulations, parking problems, weather, truck maintenance, long hours and more.
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