There is nothing more satisfying than owning a shop of your own. Whether it's a designer clothing store, an exciting florist, or something for practically everything, this book will guide you through all you need to know about opening your own retail business. It is aimed at anyone who has a dream or a practical idea. It includes case histories of hands-on shop owners, their advice and top tips. You will be able to browse through such topics as: - Choosing the best location - Finding finance in a dwindling market - Developing a business plan - Exploring the costs of setting up - Selecting the products you want to carry - Decoration, displays and shelving - Meeting the challenges of a new business - Getting your business noticed in an internet age - Turning your passion into a profitable businessTraining can either take place at college or through onthejob training in a florist shop. ... There are alsoa numberof private courses you can do:check www. flowers.org.uk for details on education and training. ... so they are in a real working environment from day one and get the chance to earn money while they are training.
|Title||:||Start and Run a Shop|
|Publisher||:||Hachette UK - 2009-10-30|