In general, a professional florist search is not easy – in Moscow, training courses florists worth several thousand dollars, so if you're in this business came from his heart, the very best finish courses – and the colors become better understand and be able to control the quality of services. If space allows florist, you can sell not only fresh cut, potted flowers and, so all sorts of pottery, fertilizer and other … Well, Of course the existence of the warehouse with the appropriate temperature conditions, which allows to significantly extend the life of flowers, coupled with increased turnover can significantly increase the volume of purchases, and therefore the need for services Most wholesalers simply disappears – it's time to go out by the manufacturer or it is easier for local greenhouses and, of course, for importers. Pricing, as well, and range of colors in the salon significantly different from the version of the tent – first from the cheapest products should immediately give up – a buyer with limited cash in your shop just do not go down. On the one hand encouraged the increased solvency of the average buyer, with the other demands and customer needs are also increasing.
Yes, and you already have to compete not only on price, as occurs by the service. In order to increase profits and create additional amenities for visitors to many floral shops are actively practicing the delivery of bouquets, cooperation with the wedding salons, design companies, and also provide corporate services to clients floristic. Especially that flower – a pronounced seasonal business and in low season (eg winter) is associated services to help a little to compensate for the decline. In general, turn your imagination and look for professionals, they become a decisive competitive advantage in this phase. So in addition to the increased revenue be prepared to increase allocations to payroll to individual advertising budget, Cost to attend various exhibitions and courses – to continuously maintain the required professional level … But you have to regularly pay the rent – which is in a good location is not small, and investments in basic trim, too good to fight off … Not surprisingly, as claimed by the owners of these shops – will pay floral business no earlier than one year and a half.
Well, to err and to reduce overhead costs may continue to open several more points of sale of flowers, but not necessarily for salons or studios, can those same stalls, which begins with – so you will block various trading niche. And if your very very Napoleonic plans – why not buy a plot, and do not parallel the cultivation of flowers in greenhouses – to be one hundred per year to gather more than thousand of tulips or gladiolus. As they say it would be desire … and perhaps a few years of your neighbors will not call you except the king or queen of the flower business … But you can start with just one tent and day supply of flowers! You say that you can not afford?