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Setting up a Flower Store

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Many people likes flowers. Their beauty and color allows us to express our messages perfectly  giving flowers to friends, family, and that special someone. Every occasion is celebrated with flowers. 

A singapore flower shop goes beyond selling flowers. It is concerning providing quality organized products.  To reach your goals in this business, you will require all the components in the process of providing a service: knowledge, materials and labor.

Skills and expertise are the most crucial factors in the flower industry. You'll want fundamental knowledge of flowers and plants. Buyers shall ask questions and want tips, so a substantial expertise in soils, plant nutrition, and light and temperature control is going to be useful. Apart from those, you need to know how to care for flowers.  Not to mention, the creative ability to arrange flowers.   

It is best to apply for flower training. If you can't pay for it, working for other flower shops should be your first step to gain knowledge and experience. If you really want to start your own singapore online florist, a minimum of three years is recommended.  

Know how of business and economics are important. A flower business is not only concerning flowers. You have to know how a business works ­ from buying, selling, record keeping, planning profits, managing costs, marketing and attracting customers. The technical knowledge is as crucial as the creative aspect.   

You should also learn how to provide customer support. This is a customer-oriented business and you will be dealing with the general public at all times. A pleasant personality is essential. Your revenue will be directly proportionate with the relationships you create with clients.   

The supplies you should have for florist services include: a store or sales location, a refrigeration system, flowers, plants, floral supplies, and secondary goods you want to sell.  

A cautious choice of the location of your shop is important. Picking a location that people can go to by walking or driving is desirable, try to find the best location based on your budget.   

And lastly, you need labor to operate this business. At the start, you may decide to run your florist business from home, with you doing the entire process of designing, selling, delivering and ordering new supplies.



Posted Oct 04, 2012 at 9:23pm