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Retail-Based Startup (4-Part Series)


Join us to transform your retail business from idea to market ready! Learn about establishing a strong business foundation, cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, dive into financial mastery and operational setup. Explore market presence, customer attraction strategies, and business documentation essentials, all while receiving ongoing support from the Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Enroll now to transform your business dream into a retail reality!

Program Outline


  • Why the market space
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Business plan
  • Business Structures
  • Permits and licenses
  • Business bank account

Week 2:

  • Budget (Start up cost)
  • Financial projections (recap the business plan)
  • Costing and Pricing
  • Accounting & accounting systems
  • Funding (alternative lenders, self fund)

Week 3:

  • Why sell at a Farmer’s Market/Swap Meet
  • Create a social media presence
  • Understanding social media and how to attract customers/repeat customers
  • Selling online/Marketing Strategies
  • Advertising & Digital Marketing

Week 4:

  • Reviewing the basic business documentation
  • Return Policy – Customer Satisfaction
  • Setting up your Marketplace booth
  • Event Preparation and needs
  • SBDC Assistance

For questions regarding this workshop, including late registration, please email us at training@iesmallbusiness.com.


Feb 08 2024


9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Entrepreneurial Resource Center - Temecula
43200 Business Park Drive 2nd Floor Temecula, CA 92590
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