Starting a business
With a history well over ten millennia, small business has been intensively studied. So, the challenges you will face to succeed when you are starting a business have already been experienced and ultimately overcome by many others.
Countless small businesses operate productively and profitably now, regardless of the state of the economy. To be successful, and to remain that way, they have learned and applied tested and proven success principles.
Learning from others mistakes.
Making the decision to start your own small business can be one of the most exciting times in your life. But, to get it right, you will need to overcome a number of challenges; that’s where the consulting advice from Retail Fundamentals will help you.
After many years of experience in starting and operating successful businesses, as well as consulting to hundreds of small business owners, we have the knowledge and experience to turn your business ideas into a successful and profitable reality. Tap into any or all of our consulting services to fast track your success.
Every successful business begins with you, the owner. We will help you assess your readiness and prepare you for business ownership.
Do the research.
Next, we will help you research your small business idea to determine its potential, such as:
- Is there a need?
- How big is the market?
- Who are your competitors?
You’ve probably heard that “failing to plan, is planning to fail”. We will help you create a simple, specific, realistic and complete business plan that will give you the clarity and outline the exact steps to make your small business idea a reality.
Promoting your small business
To be successful you need to be able to attract and keep the right customers. We will help you to be crystal clear about your ideal target market. We will then help you to craft a winning strategy to attract these customers and build your brand.
Engaging with your customers
Successfully creating loyal customers who recommend you is the hallmark of every great business. We will give you all the skills you need, and help you establish effective systems so that you will build a growing following of regular customers who will rave about your business.
Connect with specialists.
Our extensive network of specialists will save you time, money and headaches when you are starting a business. We can connect you with trusted experts who will take care of all the important details in many areas including:
Accounting, Advertising, Business Broking, Design, Finance, Legal Services, Marketing, Recruiting, Sourcing suppliers, and Technology.
Ongoing support and monitoring
We are always here to help, whether the help you need is a little or a lot. From the moment we start working with you, your business becomes our business. We will also show you how to manage your success through correct measurement and achievable KPI’s.