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This step-by-step guide is filled with tips and realistic advice from someone who knows shop fitout inside and out (that’s me!). I wrote this 10-step guide to walk you through everything you need to know about opening a shop, café or restaurant – from how to find the right premises to finding a designer and setting a realistic budget.
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The how-to guide that helps you avoid major pitfalls and budget blowouts, explains the confusing terms and helps you prepare for each stage of opening a shop.
With the checklists and worksheets in this guide, you’ll be better informed, more confident and able to project manage the successful opening of your own store.
Who is the guide for? What's in it for you?
Have you been wondering how to open a shop, cafe or restaurant? Then this is the how-to guide for you ... it explains everything you need to know to go from planning/dreaming to open day.
With this guide by your side, you'll learn to set a budget and stick to it, review your lease, plan the build of your shop, learn about the professionals you will need to employ along the way, and much, much more.
This comprehensive guide will help anyone who is dreaming of opening up a shop, café or restaurant to learn all the steps required to open and fitout their store (fitout is the term for everything you have to build inside the walls of the shop to create your physical store, from shelves and floor finishes to signage and electrical wiring).