Like other high street traders, florists have experienced some tough times in recent years. For many, the supermarket has become the place to purchase flowers, and it is unlikely that these blooms will have been grown in the home market.
If you are considering opening boarding kennels, it may seem as though you need little besides space to house the dogs, room for exercise, and perhaps some part-time staff to feed and walk your canine guests.
Cafes and coffee shops are booming, and a shop in the right location can help you make real profits. But before you can open or buy your very own coffee shop, you will need to find the finance. So where can you find the money to get your cafe or coffee shop business off the ground?