Economic Uncertainty Causes Operator Confidence Index To Fall

With an average/medium being 100, the Operator Confidence Index (OCI) for October of 129.17 represents a fairly positive industry outlook, which is consistent with projections based on the annual State of the Vending Industry report. Operators noted that the government shutdown negatively impacted their businesses, especially vending. In many areas, however, OCS and micro market revenues were up. Full report.