If you have creative or artistic skills, love flowers and are looking for a chance to run your own show, consider joining the half a million people who work in the floral industry. As an added benefit, statistics show that florist shops have one of the highest success rates of all retail stores! As you get to know the floral business, you'll find a myriad of opportunities -- from flower kiosks to full-service shops to those serving the special needs of business customers.
This step-by-step guide will show you the ins and outs of getting started as an entrepreneur in the floral business, including:
* How to select a retail site to position your venture for success
* Getting the best price for the highest quality stock
* Building a base of customers who will come to you with all their floral needs
* Planning for profitable growth of your business
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Dan Ramsey is the author of more than 50 books on business and consumer topics.From Booklist:
Here's just about everything you need to know about owning a retail or wholesale flower shop or a floral supplier business. Ramsey, author of 50 business and consumer books, offers advice on requirements for success (both personal and financial), resources (prospective customers, seminars, training courses, trade associations, etc.), and making the business succeed (for instance, selecting a name and location, understanding proprietorship and partnerships, and hiring an attorney, accountant, and insurance agent). He gives details on day-to-day operations (controlling costs, keeping records, hiring and managing employees, and paying taxes), marketing, money management, and growth opportunities. Helpful work sheets and examples are included. George Cohen
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Book Description Upstart Pub Co, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110936894822
Book Description Upstart Pub Co, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB0936894822