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South Kelleton Keys and Locksmith seeks to become the favored local supplier of locks, security devices, replacment keys, and lock maintenance, repair and installation services to businesses, building management companies, and neighborhood apartment and home residents. Learn more about this plan.
The Athlete's Foot is a franchise retail athletic shoe store. It will focus on the large local markets of school-aged children who participate in athletic programs and adults who are active runners or cross-trainers. Our products are great, but our customer service and special fittings will be the competitive edge that differentiates us from competitors. Learn more about this plan.
Hisarlik Hardware is a startup hardware and home improvement retailer, sited in the revitalized downtown area, serving the retail hardware needs of condo and townhouse owners, property managers, and businesses. Hisarlik Hardware will leverage the strength of an established reputation for superb service built by other Building Blocks Co-op member stores. Learn more about this plan.
The Scarlet Tassel is a newly established retail store offering stylish, eclectic and affordable Home Accessories and Gifts to consumers wanting to create a personalized home environment. The Scarlet Tassel targets well-heeled costumers look beyond the national home accessory and gift chain stores for those expressions of individual personality and style. Learn more about this plan.
clair de lune is a start-up retail lingerie store. Located in an established upscale shopping plaza in Kansas City, clair de lune is the only specialty store dedicated to providing the highest quality European and U.S. garments to the Intimate Apparel Enthusiast. Learn more about this plan.
ExpectingU.com is a new Internet business that will sell a line of collegiate maternity wear for expecting mothers. The first products will be t-shirts, sized for pregnant women, in the colors and printed with names and mascots of NCAA Division I colleges. The business will be an online only store, and operating out of the owner's home. Learn more about this plan.
Moms, Maids and More is a primary, one-stop-source for all gowns, dresses, footwear, and accessories for the female members of the wedding party. While most bridal shops focus on selling the bride her wedding gown, this boutique caters to the needs of the mothers of the bride and groom, bridesmaids, attendants, and flowergirls. Learn more about this plan.
Pink Lady Bug Designs is a provider of high-quality, uniquely crafted chocolates, gift baskets, and other fine products that are sold to raise awareness and funds for women's health programs. Pink Lady Bug Designs' strength lies in the talents and experiences of each of the principals involved, fueled by a conviction to help prevent and cure cancer. Learn more about this plan.
De Kliek Style Studio is an upscale women's clothing boutique. De Kliek's clothing selections and exclusive personal style services, which include a detailed Style Assessment, mark it as unique among local boutiques. De Kliek will carry Ready-to-Wear (RTW) designer and casual/contemporary apparel and accessories for women. Learn more about this plan.
Vino Maestro will be a full-service retail merchant of fine wines and spirits in Boston. It will distinguish itself from the competition and capture market share by securing a prime storefront location in a newly forming neighborhood, emphasizing customer service, a broad selection of high-quality inventory, and competitive pricing. Learn more about this plan.
Red White & Bloom is a retail florist differentiated through its Frequent Flower Gift Programs for businessmen, using in-office deliveries to its male clients to establish brand awareness, generating new commercial business accounts. The company creates a unique shopping experience with its floral design gallery store in an up-and-coming arts district area. Learn more about this plan.
Interior Views (IV) is a retail store offering home decorator fabrics and complementary home accessories and resources. It is now approaching its fifth year in business. This destination store offers the advantages of providing fabrics specifically designed for home decorator use in fabric widths of 54 inches and greater. Learn more about this plan.
Regali Luxuri is a start-up gift shop located in a newly gentrified area of old Niceburg. The facility is one of twelve units where the retail storefront is on the ground floor and the owner's apartment is on the second floor. Regali Luxuri specializes in unique gifts, specialized printing services, and custom decorated garments. Learn more about this plan.
Sarrica's Market sells imported and gourmet foods to Moab, Utah's rural residents and tourists. Sarrica's deli and frozen foods departments showcase special ingredients, while alliances with local farmers and artisans make the most of their great agricultural location. Sarrica's offers picnic baskets and educates customers on using gourmet ingredients. Learn more about this plan.
Luna's will offer a range of fresh, organic produce, staples, packaged foods, drinks (alcoholic and non alcoholic), prepackaged fresh meals and pastries, newspapers, pet foods, medicines, health and beauty items, etc. In addition, Luna's will rent a small section of the store to a cafe with seating for approximately 20, serving breakfast, lunch and snacks. Learn more about this plan.
University Cycle Works is a bicycle specialty store, offering retail sales of new bicycles, parts and accessories, clothing, and maintenance and repair service. It is located in an area near the university with heavy foot, bike, and auto traffic. The former owner is selling the business and its assets to the assistant manager. Learn more about this plan.
Tennis Master Pro Shops, Inc. operates retail tennis stores offering indoor tennis instruction and custom racket fitting. These two revenue streams are high in profit margin and low in inventory requirements. Custom fitted rackets are made on site marketed under the "Tennis Master" brand name. Tennis instruction and training are conducted by in-store staff. Learn more about this plan.
It's Scrappy! is a scrapbook supply store that stocks hundreds of different types of products used for this hobby along with the knowledge of where to obtain those hard-to-find items a customer may want that are not part of our regular stock. We’ll offer weekly classes to teach techniques used to create scrapbook pages to preserve and protect photographs. Learn more about this plan.
Mahogany Western Wear is a western apparel retail store catering to African-Americans. As our name suggests our focus is to provide western wear apparel and accessories, and position ourselves as the top retail store servicing this particular market. Our intentions are to obtain 80% market share among the local African-American cowboy population. Learn more about this plan.
The Basket of Goodies (BOG) is a premier gift basket manufacturer and retailer. Basket of Goodies is concentrating on making gourmet gift baskets out of a wide range of high-quality ingredients. In addition to having several flagship baskets, BOG will also offer the option of a custom basket, allowing the customer to choose the ingredients themselves. Learn more about this plan.
PrintingSolutions.com is an Internet print services/print shop whose focus is to help reduce the overall printing price structure. The company combines exciting breakthrough products at aggressive prices with a seasoned management team to create a target market spanning the globe. Learn more about this plan.
QuickReturns aims to be first-to-market with a nationwide product return/exchange and reverse logistics system that will enhance the e-commerce and catalog merchant industry for consumers and retailers alike. Keys to success include: successful technology development; striking favorable agreements with distribution partners; capturing market share. Learn more about this plan.
The Boulder Stop will offer high-end rock climbing gear and Northwest coffee. We will purchase the gear wholesale and have it shipped via FedEx and UPS, both of which serve the Bend/Redmond business community six days a week. We will purchase our freshly-roasted coffee beans from Espresso Harvest, a Bend area distributor and reseller of gourmet coffee beans. Learn more about this plan.
Bra~vo Intimates is a lingerie and intimate apparel retail store. This exciting endeavor will bring a needed women's intimate apparel store to the metro area, expanding the second year to include mastectomy products. There is no major mastectomy store in the metro area to service this special customer. Learn more about this plan.
Chicano Stylez (CS) is a clothing and accessories store aimed at the growing Chicano/Hispanic population. We are here to provide unique products from Los Angeles to South America. It is the goal of CS to become the state's top cultural retail store. We plan to obtain both high profits and a reputation for great customer satisfaction. Learn more about this plan.
Clara's Hardware offers the parts, tools, materials, and advice customers need to tackle any home and lawn project. The focus is on helping the customer identify what they want as soon as they enter the store. Through the use of a selection of hardware goods, superior personal customer attention, and reasonable prices, Clara's Hardware will profit. Learn more about this plan.
The Coffee Break, a start-up convenience store, will provide its' customers basic goods needed for daily functions at school and the workplace as well as offering a variety of quick nutritious foods, a deluxe coffee bar, soda fountain and ice cream parlor. Our main targeted markets are students, business people, neighborhood senior residents, and tourists. Learn more about this plan.
ContemporaryTiDesign is a custom designer, manufacturer, and seller of titanium jewelry. Contemporary Ti Design makes many different designs in the form of earnings, pins, and pendants. All of the products are designed and manufactured by the owner. In order to grow the business, more designs will be offered, and marketing will be extended to 40 galleries. Learn more about this plan.
The Discount Pharmacy is a retail store front/mail order purveyor of prescription medications, offering reduced prices to self-pay, cash-only customers. Focusing on this segment helps us avoid disruptions in cash flow often associated with insurance payments and eliminate unnecessary services for knowledgeable, repeat customers taking maintenance medication. Learn more about this plan.
FireStarters' e-commerce website will offer distinctive cutting-edge urban fashion clothes and products to the youth of small-town America. The target customer is a young person, age 11-18, who listens to alternative music, participates in youth sports like skateboarding and snowboarding, and are inspired by alternative clothing trends in large urban areas. Learn more about this plan.
Gaian Adventure Fabric and Notions will sell a variety of outdoor fabrics and notions for outdoor applications. These products include fleece, coated nylons including rip-stop, breathable fabrics including no-seeum netting, waterproof breathable fabric, and notions including Nikwax waterproofing, hook and loop, zipper tape, and polypropylene webbing, to name a few. Learn more about this plan.
Glass Dreams wants to expand the retail outlet to create a second storefront adjacent to studio with a wide variety of supplies, tools and glass. The original storefront will become a training center for both serious and recreational artists, novice and expert alike. Glass Dreams will secure a long-term loan to facilitate the opening of a second storefront. Learn more about this plan.
The House of Pine will offer custom and heirloom quality, hand made, ready-to-finish, pine furniture, in a variety of styles and designs, at affordable prices. Targeting customers with modest incomes is good business. They are expected to make up half of metro population by 2020--making them the fastest-growing segment of the city's housing market. Learn more about this plan.
Independent Choice Flicks is an alternative video rental store offering movies not found at the larger chains: film festival movies, independent releases, foreign films and other "arts" films. The surrounding town clearly has the market for these types of films, as evidenced by the general demographics and the popularity of a local alternative theatre. Learn more about this plan.
Keith's Sporting Goods is a start-up retailer of athletic sporting goods and equipment. Keith's will sell athletic equipment to people at every fitness level, from aspiring college athletes to weekend warriors. With our knowledgeable staff we will provide an environment where everyone feels comfortable coming in and asking for training advice. Learn more about this plan.
Last Frontier Market will offer customers organic and locally grown produce, chemical- and preservative-free groceries, cruelty-free body care and eco-household products. All of our products are healthy alternatives to the products available at conventional grocery chains. Located in the heart of the Willow Creek area, we will serve a community of 25,000. Learn more about this plan.
Internet e-tailer Liquid Culture will market their line of women's outdoor garments on their Website. The season will be a great one for women looking for distinctive outdoor clothing online. Liquid Culture will offer creative outdoor clothing that is both functional and beautiful. Our customers save paying a fraction of what they normally do in stores. Learn more about this plan.
McKenzie Tackle and Bait Shop will offer a convenient one-stop resource for all fishing products to travelers heading into the McKenzie National Parks System. Our location is the last commercial shopping and dining area before entering the McKenzie National Parks System. McKenzie Tackle and Bait Shop will capitalize on its location to pull in customers. Learn more about this plan.
Mojo Music specializes in the sale of used music CDs, movie DVD rentals, and sale of blank CD/DVD recording media. We will have an attractive CD buying program that will reward customers for spending money in the store. Customers will be able to order any CD that is currently issued. We will have that CD in the store within three days. Learn more about this plan.
Nature's Candy is an e-commerce company designed to become the market leader in Web-based sales of naturopathic and homeopathic nutritional supplements. Although many Internet companies have recently failed, the Internet is still poised to support e-commerce retailers. Nature's Candy will succeed with an intuitive website and efficient distribution system. Learn more about this plan.
Nine Lives is a consignment store for resale of used outdoor gear and clothing. With a selection of used goods not replicated elsewhere in the city, superior customer service, and reasonable prices, Nine Lives will capitalize on this incredible opportunity. The owner has secured a location that offers very good foot traffic and easy accessibility. Learn more about this plan.
NoHassleReturn.com is an e-commerce start-up company positioning itself to become the market leader in offering online merchants and consumers a uniform and trouble-free way to return merchandise purchased online. This is a business-to-business solution offered to online merchants of physical, non-perishable products. Learn more about this plan.
Passion Soles is an upscale shoe store, offering an unmatched and extensive selection of women's shoes as well as expedited delivery of special order items. Passion Soles has an extensive selection of styles, stocked in one size per style. Through a special relationship with the wholesaler, Passion Soles can receive a customer's needed size within two days. Learn more about this plan.
The Pottery Table is a new 44-seat paint-it-yourself pottery studio. It's fun. It's easy. It's a great place to have a party or create a one-of-a-kind gift. The store staff provides the pre-fired pottery, supplies, and a clean, cozy, and relaxing place to put it all together--plus idea books and a helpful staff to get the "artist" started. Learn more about this plan.
Recycled Riding Dreams will offer quality used motorcycles and parts to a growing market of motorcycling hobbyists. For the beginner, Recycled Riding Dreams offers excellent value in a first bike that will not bust the customer's budget. For the experienced biker, quality used parts will cut the cost of repairs and modifications by 50% to 75%. Learn more about this plan.
SmokeJumpers, a local retailer, will offer youth-oriented metro-urban fashion clothing and products. The target customer is "Generation Y," who listens to alternative music, participates in youth sports like skateboarding and snowboarding. SmokeJumpers will provide the distinctive clothing, shoes and products that are just ahead of the fashion curve. Learn more about this plan.
BikeArt will operate a stand-alone kiosk providing customers with functional items and art work made out of recycled bicycle parts. The art work will be made by three local artists. Some of the featured products are: wall clocks, picture frames, chairs, tables, mobiles, wind chimes, book ends, kitchen utensil holders, and many other products. Learn more about this plan.
Bizcomm, Inc. creates specialized customer communications products for business-to-business and business-to-client communication. Two copyright protected products are our core offerings. We estimate a market of almost five million companies who could use our products. The focus of this business plan is to solve the present cash flow squeeze, and increase profits. Learn more about this plan.
Male Gear Wear is a men's aerobic sports retailer based in Ashland, Oregon. Gear Wear offers the most comprehensive selection in town and arguably on the Internet/mail order as well. Ashland was chosen because of its diverse, active culture. By offering the most complete selection as well as a knowledgeable support staff, Gear Wear will gain market share. Learn more about this plan.
Malone's Maternity is a start-up retail boutique specializing in upscale maternity fashions and accessories, and clothes for newborns and toddlers. By offering a nice selection of upper-end merchandise with benchmarked customer service, Malone's Maternity will quickly gain market share. Malone's Maternity has identified two distinct market segments. Learn more about this plan.
MillenniumMart will be the first fully automated, 24-hour convenience store that is more like an enormous dispensing machine than a traditional store. The company expects to capture market share by becoming the low cost leader in the convenience store industry by significantly reducing one of the primary expenses, which is labor. Learn more about this plan.
The Dollar Store is a start-up retail store in Bend, Oregon that provides interesting merchandise options at bargain prices. The owners will provide the public with a unique and innovative store that will cater to the needs of those on fixed incomes such as low income families, the elderly, and the large student population in the Bend area. Learn more about this plan.
FireRescue Depot is a vendor of fire department and search and rescue hydraulic tools. They offer a complete line of hydraulic tools from all of the popular industry manufacturers. They can offer an extensive product selection by arranging a drop ship agreement with the different manufacturers, significantly reducing their inventory overhead. Learn more about this plan.
Flyleaf Books is a start-up used bookstore offering a wide range of book, magazine, and music selections. It is the goal of the company management to acquire local market share in the used bookstore industry through low price, a dominant selection of products, and a competitive variety of services including a buyback/trade program. Learn more about this plan.
Green Office will sell eco-friendly products that use recycled materials, reuse "recharged" existing parts, or use non-toxic alternatives. Green Office will sell recycled paper ranging from notepads to envelopes to copier paper, a wide range of laser toner, inkjet cartridges and common office supplies such as correction fluid. Learn more about this plan.
Jerseys R US is a Massachusetts-based collectible sports jersey store. Jerseys focuses on offering famous player baseball, football and cycling jerseys. Jerseys is an existing business that is being purchased. Jerseys will reach profitability by the end of year one and will generate modest profits in future years with its comprehensive inventory. Learn more about this plan.
Kiowa Smoke Shops has been in operation as a family business since the early 1960's. Kiowa offers named brand tobaccos, cigars, cigarettes, and roll-your-own accessories. Kiowa has seen a declining client base, increasing costs, and increasing difficulty with distribution channels. The company is seeking to create a revitalization plan for the future. Learn more about this plan.
Rocks by Request sells retail diamonds and settings with a unique combination of online searching and local store previewing, for both "high-tech" and "high-touch" diamond purchasing. They will increase sales with a market development strategy, by lowering their gross margins 10% for the next three years. Learn more about this plan.
Harquebus Paintball, Inc. is the newest and largest retailer of paintball guns, accessories and services in Bombarde County. The company will have a storefront offering a wide variety of paintball items, trade-ins on new guns and equipment, sales of used items, and knowledgeable repair and upgrade service. An online store will expand Harquebus' market reach. Learn more about this plan.
The College Cafewill, as a start-up Internet marketplace focusing on the university/college student market, offer an online textbook exchange, online auction site, classified ads, weblogs, teacher evaluations and other services. The College Cafe's target market consists of over 15.8 million college students who spend $200 billion annually. Learn more about this plan.
Burly Skate Shop is a new retail store in Suburb, Oregon, offering skateboards, snowboards, clothing and accessories. By offering both a wide selection of in-store gear and accessories, as well as custom-ordering capabilities, we will be able to take advantage of our target market's dissatisfaction with nearby competitors. Learn more about this plan.
No Artist Left Behind Creative Center is a start-up artist supply store offering an expansive line of products to an underserved market. Development plans include offering lessons, a fine arts gallery and online sales. NALB will sponsor art shows and competitions, art and craft fairs, scholarships for artists to their education, and other community events. Learn more about this plan.
Gables Cellular Phones Ltd, an established foreign retailer, starts up a new retail firm, Garbles Cellular Phones, Inc., in the US, specializing in sales and service of GSM cellular phones, and accessories. The company focuses on target markets that provide the greatest market penetration: specialty business users, general business users, and personal users. Learn more about this plan.
Sportsuchtig is a successful sporting goods retail store being bought by new owners, who will expand the product offerings, move the retail location, and revamp the website substantially to increase sales from $2.5 million to $4.7 million in five years. Learn more about this plan.
Avant-Garde Shop will be the new flagship of Jakarta's Avant-Garde Building, offering merchandise with the Avant-Garde logo. The Avant-Garde Shop will take advantage of the existing Avant-Garde Building image to create a brand that symbolizes the high-class, high-tech, fast and modern lifestyle of the new Indonesian economy. Learn more about this plan.
One, Two Step! is starting up as a home business, selling trendy, chic, women's shoes and accessories. As sales increase and volume demands, the business will move into a storefront retail location. Objectives: market trendy, elegant shoes, sizes 5-13, that will cater to the needs of the everyday woman; receive a 50% profit margin within the first year. Learn more about this plan.
Kingfishers is a retail Fly Shop offering supplies, guided tours, and hunting/fishing cabins to anglers and hunters. The new owners are buying and remodeling an existing Fly Shop and adding new products and services to create new revenue streams. Owners are contributing $64,000. We are also seeking a 10-year loan of $513,000, secured with owners' collateral. Learn more about this plan.
Eagle Computers is a start-up computer specialist retailer, with personalized, customized sales, service, and repair offerings to the small business/home office and general consumer sectors of West Hawaii County. Additionally, Eagle Computers will be an Internet/computer resource provider for tourists in the burgeoning Kailua-Kona area. Learn more about this plan.
Classique Gifts Etc. is a start-up retail store offering fine gifts, collectible dolls and doll accessories. The store will be catering to the middle-and upper-class consumers who look beyond the congested retail malls for the special shopping experience. Learn more about this plan.
MusicWest sells and leases musical instruments and accessories to the Albuquerque community. They focus on skilled staff and a wide selection to draw customers from other similar stores. A series of community-involvement programs will draw first-time customers, while lessons, experienced advice, and an array of accessories will generate repeat business. Learn more about this plan.
Grapevine Country Gifts offers home and garden accessories online and at local craft shows. The owner is seeking funding to renovate her storage space for inventory management. Operating out of her home saves money and time, and allows her to integrate the business with her existing website-design services. Learn more about this plan.
Velocipede/Snowpede Borrow Bank is a rental company specializing in bicycles and snowshoes. Velocipede/Snowpede will offer road, mountain, and tandem bicycles for rent during the dry season, as well as a variety of snowshoes in the winter. VS will supply each customer with a detailed map/trip log including the best nearby trails. Learn more about this plan.
Safe Current is small business unit of The Cleveland Illuminating Company (TCIC), and electric utility. Safe Current will design and sell meaningful and valuable power protection products. Safe Current will offer two main products, surge arrestors and surge protectors. These products are made by a contract manufacturer and sold under the Safe Current brand name. Learn more about this plan.
Visigoth Imports provides complete import/export brokerage services including purchase contracts, shipping, warehousing, and delivery scheduling. The company concentrates on special and cultural imports from Germany and Scandinavia to our town. Visigoth also provides trade consultation services to farms of the Consumers Co-op's Farmland Fund initiative. Learn more about this plan.
WorkChairs is an ergonomic product business that focuses on selling hard-to-find ergonomic products to both the local community and through their website online. WorkChairs will use two sales channels and focus on selling niche products that solve ergonomic health problems that have become more common as people use computers more and more in their daily work days. Learn more about this plan.
Yeti Card & Gifts is an established retail business that offers a wide range of cards and gifts. Yeti's motto is "Fun, Functional, & Funky, that's Yeti." Yeti quickly out-grew its original space and is now in the Physicians and Surgeons building next to the hospital. Yeti is currently finishing tenant improvements on their second location. Learn more about this plan.
Your T-Shirt! is an exciting new start-up and click and mortar business which uses proprietary computer sublimation technology to allow custom shirt printing in production runs as small as one unit. Customers can choose the material and style of the shirt and then the image or graphic they want on the front and/or back to create a totally custom shirt. Learn more about this plan.
ArtSphere, an established art gallery, will open an art school, teach lessons and sell materials and supplies. The most important objective is to successfully penetrate the 9 A.M. - 3 P.M. day-time market. As the afternoon market sector is already nearly fully booked, a secondary objective is to fill evening hours (Monday - Thursday) 7:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M Learn more about this plan.
Stroll Net will provide a unique communication and entertainment forum through public Internet access. They will set up 16 Internet-enabled pay-kiosks in public spaces frequented by business travelers and students, but with no nearby Internet cafes. Stroll Net's goal is to provide convenient and affordable access to the Internet away from home and the office. Learn more about this plan.
Auto Paradise is a dynamic start-up company establishing a two-bay automatic and four-bay self-serve car wash that will provide exceptional car care service. Quality services that will exceed expectations will establish Auto Paradise as the premier car wash service. Auto Paradise will also sell reverse-osmosis filtered drinking water. Learn more about this plan.
A Mother's Place will provide a full range of services, including parenting and child birthing classes, children's play programs, "Mommy & Me" classes, fitness and yoga pre-natal classes and coordinated birthday parties, to help meet the daily emotional, physical and social well-being needs of mothers, young children and other family members. Learn more about this plan.
Southeast Racing is a racing parts retailer. As a small business, they are more personalized and responsive than a large chain, with a streamlined decision-making process and fewer delays. Customers will deal directly with the decision-makers. People enjoy working with folks on a personal level; that's part of what smaller firms have to offer. Learn more about this plan.
Chef Vending is a start-up business that imports vending machines and commercial food and beverage equipment from Spain. Chef Vending targets Florida and the Southeastern United States. The primary means of exceeding the current sales goal is the establishment of a strategic alliance with a major national brand for the vending line. Learn more about this plan.
GFX: Gravestat Farm eXchange will be a business entity which applies 21st century technology and business practices to an ageless business environment. It will concentrate on providing a full range of traditional products (with a powerful and unique addition) through e-commerce, event attendance, and home based sales. Learn more about this plan.
Inspirational Grounds is a start-up Christian Cafe selling specialty coffee drinks, food, religious books and music. They will offer gourmet espresso drinks, home-made soups and sandwiches and live music events, in addition to a selection of Christian music and books. They hope to promote non-denominational Christian fellowship in a welcoming atmosphere. Learn more about this plan.
Herr Haar spa and beauty salon specializes in hair replacement services, hair styling, massage, and beauty products in a new, more visible, upscale salon setting. The owners will perform all hair replacement services, supported by a receptionist and two part-time massage therapists. Four additional stylists will rent booths in Herr Haar's location. Learn more about this plan.
Recycled Dreams provides rentals of wedding gowns and formalwear to brides, bridesmaids and other female members of the wedding party. Recycled Dreams will meet the unmet market demand of formal wedding wear that is rented as opposed to purchased. Traditionally, participants in the bride's wedding party are required to buy their dresses for the wedding. Learn more about this plan.
Justin Seafood Market has been providing customers with the finest quality seafood for five years. The business is primarily wholesale to area restaurants. We purchase seafood directly from local fishermen and contacts all along the Florida panhandle. This allows us to pick from the finest selection of seafood available anywhere. We sell to 60+ restaurants. Learn more about this plan.
Gentle Touch Creations is a start-up business specializing in hand-made herbal products, including herbal therapy packs, soaps, Saint-John's-wort oil, balsam eye packs, salves, moisturizers, herbal bath bags, and bath powder. Gentle Touch Creations sells these herbal products retail at craft fairs and online, as well as wholesale to large retailers. Learn more about this plan.
Environmental Engines is an automobile dealership based in the Ann Arbor area. It is founded as a consumer-oriented and environmentally-friendly dealership, and is emphasizing consumer education to differentiate itself from less environmentally-concerned dealerships. Learn more about this plan.
The population of Allensburg is 3,400. The highway runs through town and is used daily by thousands of commuters between two cities. Allensburg's Food and Gas will offer these commuters gas, organic produce, and a deli. On the way to work, a commuter could stop for gas. On the way home, the same commuter could stop again to pick up something for dinner. Learn more about this plan.
EquineAcres is a well run resort community dedicated to horses and their owners. Primary focus for the horse owners is providing a community atmosphere, professional and reliable business operations, competitive pricing of a complete range of equine products and services, and a full service facility ideally suited to meet all of their equestrian needs. Learn more about this plan.
ToyLearn is a start-up company that has developed a line of educational tools for children The first is NumberToy, a fun toy that teaches children number skills. The second product is LetterToy which as the name hints, helps children quickly conquer the alphabet. The third product is PhonicToy, a device that resembles a mini PC and teaches phonic and math skills. Learn more about this plan.
Fulham Furniture Manufacturer specializes in high-end computer-specific office furniture. Fulham Furniture Mfr. has been riding a growth spurt, having discovered the high-end direct mail channel. Bolstered by appearances in specialty catalogues, they developed additional channels through distributors of office equipment that sell directly to larger enterprises. Learn more about this plan.
Equipment Rental is an established heavy-equipment rental and sales business. Equipment Rental, Inc. (ER) sells and rents heavy equipment such as dozers, backhoes, excavators, and trenchers as well as small home use and construction equipment such as tillers, augers, and chain saws. The company has exclusive local rights to distribute certain products. Learn more about this plan.
Truckbay seeks new funding to expand its current established online advertising services for heavy trucks, trailers, and equipment by adding new services and partnering with established Internet auction sites. Truckbay is seeking venture capital for 19% equity ownership of the company. We anticipate an IRR of 109% in 2007, based on earnings-based valuation. Learn more about this plan.
ReHabiliments distributes and sells retail socially consciously produced clothing for the entire family. Marketing focus is on bringing harmony to individuals, local communities and world groups, with uplifting logo and printed messages on clothing, as well as giving back profits to charitable organizations. Learn more about this plan.
Garden Crafts will create a business based on a single product, the Sit N' Caddy, a combination garden caddy/gardening stool made of wood. Market research has uncovered several products similar in nature, but none that were wood based and customizable as is the Sit N' Caddy. With a single product and a standard price, our forecast projects 11% growth rate. Learn more about this plan.
The promoters of Market Plaza Showplace restore an old theater as a new music performance venue. The facility is located amid retail shops and restaurants in the thriving Market Plaza Business Center. Family Fair will restore it for qualification as a historical landmark. There is no operation of this type in the immediate area. Learn more about this plan.
Concrete Carbon Parts is a California-based company that designs and sells a variety of carbon fiber seatposts for road and mountain bicycles. The company was formed in 2002 and has operated out of the owner's home for the last year. The company sells via the Internet to individual customers, and the owner wants to take the company to the next step. Learn more about this plan.
Bowl Weevil will bring the fun of bowling back to Anytown, Kentucky, along with great food and funky shoes in a historic location. By targeting the munchy after-school crowd, as well as seniors, young families, and bowling league members, Bowl Weevil will reinvent bowling for a new generation. Learn more about this plan.
What's For Dinner? is a new concept in food preparation for busy families. The owners, a party planner and a personal chef, use their expertise to help customers prepare, cook, and take home 12 different meals to freeze and eat at their convenience. Meal preparation happens in a party-like atmosphere, trying new recipes, ingredients, and techniques. Learn more about this plan.
Integrity Auto Sales will sell top-quality used cars at a competitive price. The owner and sales manager have over 30 years of combined experience in new and used auto sales. We will continue to develop our excellent working relationship with dealers and auctions to bring savings to the customer. We will succeed by offering a pleasant car-buying experience. Learn more about this plan.
Dribbling Indoor Soccer is the only indoor soccer facility in the area. Dribbling Indoor Soccer has two professional-style, lighted fields, (73' x 140') featuring Field Turf®, for fast-action, fun soccer. No matter what the weather conditions, day or night, soccer players will find a safe, clean, and friendly atmosphere for soccer enjoyment. Learn more about this plan.
Jungle Zone Paintball will officially open on April 1, 2002. The owner has been connected with the sport for over ten years. Jungle Zone Paintball will focus on the creation of a 10-15 team youth league. The league play will become a foundation for the facility to grow its customer base and promote the sport of paintball to new customers. Learn more about this plan.
Start-up Internet website developer KnaelHaed ASPware is developing a package of ASP tools for the construction industry. Builders, contractors, subcontractors, materials providers and property owners will be able to use the "Digital Suspenders" suite to network, schedule, price, bid, and manage all phases of a building project. Learn more about this plan.