How to Open a Shop, Café or Restaurant in 10 Steps – e-book

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This 10-step guide explains everything you need to know about opening a shop, opening a café or opening a restaurant.

It’s 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.

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If you’ve been wondering how to open a retail store or how to open a café or restaurant, then this guide is for you. Whether you’re a hairdresser or clothing store owner, a coffee shop or furniture store owner, the steps to go from planning to open day are covered in this comprehensive guide:

How to Open a Shop, Café or Restaurant in 10 Steps:
the guide that desmystifies the entire process from planning to open day.

This 10-step guide explains everything you need to know about opening a shop, opening a café or opening a restaurant. We demystify the jargon and confusing terms, tell you how to avoid the major pitfalls in starting a shop or café via tips, checklists and realistic advice. Be guided through every step from startup to set up, designing and building, so you can project manage the successful opening of your store yourself (all while staying within budget!).

 

Peek inside the guide:

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction 1
How To Use This Book 3

STEP 1: FINDING THE RIGHT PREMISES TO LEASE 7
1.1 Tenancy Inspection – Checklist 10

STEP 2: WORKING OUT THE BUDGET FOR YOUR SHOP 14
2.1 Project Budget – Worksheet 17
2.2 Creating Your Budget – Advice From Karyn 19
2.3 Key Items From Your Project Budget – Guide 21

STEP 3: WORKING OUT THE PROGRAM FOR YOUR SHOP 27
3.1 Build Your Program – Worksheet 30
3.2 Working Out Your Program – Advice From Karyn 34

STEP 4: REVIEWING YOUR LEASE & OFFER 37
4.1 Reviewing Your Offer – Guide 40
4.2 Reviewing Your Lease – Guide 42
4.3 Reviewing Your Referenced Documents – Guide 45

STEP 5: UPDATING THE BUDGET FOR YOUR SHOP – OFFER STAGE 48
5.1 Offer Stage Budget Update – Guide 51
5.2 Project Budget Update 1 – Worksheet 53

STEP 6: FINDING A DESIGNER FOR YOUR SHOP 55
6.1 The Design Stages Explained – Guide 58
6.2 How To Find A Designer – Guide 66

STEP 7: GETTING YOUR SHOP PLANS IN PLACE 68
7.1 How To Brief Your Designer – Guide 71
7.2 Designer Brief & Plans – Guide 74

STEP 8: FINDING A SHOPFITTER 76
8.1 How To Find A Shopfitter – Guide 79
8.2 Tender Pack – Checklist 81
8.3 Assessing the Tender – Guide 83

STEP 9: UPDATING THE BUDGET FOR YOUR SHOP – TENDER STAGE 85
9.1 Tender Stage Where To Save – Guide 88
9.2 Project Budget Update 2 – Worksheet 90

STEP 10: MONITORING THE BUILD OF YOUR SHOP 92
10.1 Tips For Monitoring Your Fitout – Guide 95
10.2 Monitoring Your Fitout – Checklist 97
10.3 The Final Week – Advice From Karyn 99
10.4 Certification & Defecting – Guide 100
10.5 Defecting – Checklist 102

Conclusion: Opening Day – Advice From Karyn 103

Appendix A: Helpful Resources By State 104
Appendix B: Glossary 112