Start Your Own Florist Shop and Other Floral Businesses
Entrepreneur Press and Cheryl Kimball
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 green back in no time.