Sparkling Horizon will purchase coolers at a cost of 2.00 and rent them to customers for a fee of .00 per month.In just 21 months, each rented cooler will be paid for and generating profit long-term for the company.
Her family has operated a thriving bottled water business in Paris for over 15 years, which she helped to run.
The company has applied for certification as a woman-owned business, which is in progress.
Bottled water sales increased 15.8% from February 1993 to February 1994, indicating a market rebound from the single digit growth of the late 1980s.
From 1990-1995, demand for home delivery of bottled water is expected to be approximately 10.2%, with commercial distribution growing at a rate of 8.5% per year, according to the Report on World Bottled Water, 1991.
In addition, only 1% of the water being brought into a household is used for drinking; the rest is used for washing, bathing, etc.
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The Council of Bottled Water Manufacturers divides the distribution channels for bottled water into: retail grocery, commercial delivery, home delivery, restaurant purchase, and vending.
This nationwide trend is also evident in the Greater Wichita area, where Sparkling Horizon intends to operate.
In response, individuals and businesses are purchasing bottled drinking water for use in their homes and offices.
Two key managers have been retained to assist in the operation and expansion of the company: Jean Polsky will serve as the company's Operations Manager, and Robert Blanc will be the Route Driver, an extremely important position as the primary customer contact.
In addition, two commission sales associates will be hired to secure new customers.