Preliminary Business Decisions
In This Chapter
◆ Finding store locations
◆ Determining your type of merchandise
◆ Negotiating a lease with the landlord
◆ Choosing a good name
◆ Staffing the store with volunteers and employees
As have you already learned, opening a new business requires a series of steps, lots of thought, and many decisions. The purpose of this chapter is to give you information and suggestions that can be used to open the thrift store that reflects your vision and suits your plans for the future. The first person a new business has to please is the owner. If you are happy with the way the store takes shape, you will not mind the hard work and sacrifices necessary to open the doors for business.
If you have a partner or ...