Help With Business Proposal

Business By kdthatsme Updated 13 Jun 2011 , 8:13pm by jason_kraft

kdthatsme Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 12:16am
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I am in the process of putting together a business proposal for a bakery in my area. My husband wants me to get it all mapped out with 1) what I will need 2) what I will be selling 3) how much profit I will be making (which means I have to know how much I am going to be charging). I would LOVE if you guys could start throwing ideas of things I might need so I can do a double check of what I have down. So far I cannot think of anything that I am leaving out, except profit margins and price lists.

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RetiredNavyChief Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 5:25pm
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What is the proposal for? Making cakes, onsite or your home......

kdthatsme Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 7:10pm
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My state has laws that do not allow it in the home, so I am looking at opening a store front.

CWR41 Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 7:15pm
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Search "business plan".

jason_kraft Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 8:13pm
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Opening your own retail storefront is a pretty big leap. Have you considered renting an existing commercial kitchen first? This will let you start your business with minimal up-front investment.

You'll also want to survey the competitive landscape in your area to see who you will be competing with and where they are positioned in the market.

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