Sanitary napkin vending machine
Until Disposable sanitary pads were introduced, clothes or reusable pads were widely used to collect menstrual blood.
A Sanitary napkin vending machine is an automatic machine that provides sanitary napkins against acceptance of coins.
It is an automatic machine, accepts coins and requires no electricity. Sanitary napkin vending machines are very easy to install. Sanitary napkin vending machines are installed in public places as well as commercial places such as parks, shopping malls, theaters, ladies restrooms, hospitals, schools, colleges and other places. Sanitary napkin vending machines can be installed in two mounting options; wall mounted and table top. Manufacturers are focused on urban markets and increasing their corporate social responsibility activities related to women’s hygiene. Manufacturers are also distributing sanitary napkin vending machine in rural areas as well as slum areas. Due to such factors are expected to increase demand of sanitary napkin vending machine all over the globe. Increasing of women’s populations and increasing awareness of female hygiene and health issues are all expected to increase demand for sanitary napkins all over the world. Government is also encouraging manufacturers to increase their marketing strategies and organize hygiene campaigns to increase awareness about the benefit of using sanitary napkins. Sanitary napkins are the basic need of every female; they perceive this product to be expensive. However, associations are making efforts to provide sanitary napkins tax free and also at lower price.
Market of Sanitary napkin vending machine can be segmented of type, storage capacity, and distribution channels. On the basis of type, the sanitary napkin vending machine can be installed into wall mount or table top. On the basis of storage capacity, the vending machine market can be classified into 10-30 napkins, 31-50 napkins, 51-100 napkins, and more than 100 napkins as well. On the basis of distribution channels, the market can be segmented into online and offline market. The offline market is more dominant sanitary napkin vending machine market due to consumer prefers to experience the product physically. Online market is most attractive segments towards online shopping among the populations over the year.