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Mobile sales vehicles Album

Product Code: AR177
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For many centuries goods or services have been taken to the customer on handcarts, horse-drawn, or motor vehicles. In this publication we give an historical context to mobile sales, from hawkers and pedlars to modern ‘mobiles’. The advent of the motor vehicle meant that more entrepreneurs could take their offerings to more customers, rather than waiting for buyers to come to them. Ice cream vans were probably the most frequently seen and most popular mobile sales vehicles. The mobile canteen has also always been a welcome sight, from wartime bomb sites to modern movie locations. Traders could have a ready-equipped mobile sales vehicle or shop, rather than needing to set up a stall at every new venue. Scattered rural communities or newly-built housing estates without nearby shops were well-served by mobile grocers, butchers and the like. At large outdoor events you might see fast food vans, mobile bars, and in the days before credit cards, there were mobile banks as well. In these pages you will also see mobile libraries, churches and cinemas. The services offered from a mobile base have ranged from knife sharpeners to hairdressers. The broad principle for this publication is to include mobile sales or service opportunities where the customer or service user is not usually known in advance. Not included therefore, mostly, are ‘delivery’ vehicles such as milk floats, which mostly take pre-ordered items to customers. Many milk floats are described in Auto Review 042, along with other battery-electric vehicles. 

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    03/04/2022
    Graham P.
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    I recommend this product

    Good little read

    My passion is ice cream vans thats why I bought this book but have to say there are are so many other small business that used to use transport to sell there goods. This is a most interesting book, lovely pictures and of course, Ice cream vans. Thank you.