Start your Own Florist Shop and Other Floral Businesses
Your Step-by-step Guide to SuccessBook - 2006
Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, birthdays . . . with so many occasions appropriate for flowers, a florist shop is an enticing business to start. If you have a love for everything green and a desire to forge your own path, starting a floral business is ideal for you. Perfect your floral-arranging and customer service skills with a traditional florist shop; brighten others' days with an office plant-care service; or encourage creativity with a pick-your-own-flowers establishment. This guide gives you advice on everything you need to start out right, including: * Selecting the right type of floral business * Finding flower wholesalers and growers * Anticipating demand and stocking the most popular flowers * Caring for your flowers * Stocking profitable sidelines, like greeting cards and balloons * And more! With the essential information inside, you'll be turning greenery into greenbacks in no time.
Publisher: [Irvine Calif.] : Entrepreneur Press, c2006
Call Number: 745.9206 K561s
Characteristics: xii, 116 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Florist shop and other floral businesses