Posted Thu Jan 17, 2008, 2:33pm Subject: How to become a local coffee shop supplier?
I've noticed that there might be demand in my area for another wholesale suppplier to the growing number of coffee shops in my region. There's at least one that tailors to the espresso bar market in my area as to cups, lids, syrups and such, but they are very unpredictable and inconsistent.
What would it take to set up shop as a supplier in the area? What kind of capital/ warehousing/ process would it take? What would be the best kind of supplies to stock?
Anyone else out there doing this with some advice for something noticing a gap in the marketplace?
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