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Free Office Supply Store Business Plan
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1.0 Executive Summary

The purpose of this business plan is to raise $100,000 for the development of a an office supply store while showcasing the expected financials and operations over the next three years. Office Supply Store, Inc. (“the Company”) is a New York based corporation that will provide sales of office supplies and basic printing services to customers in its targeted market. The Company was founded by John Doe.

1.1 Products and Services

The Company’s retail business center will provide a number of services needed by local businesses, professionals, and individuals.Section three of the business plan will further detail the services offered by the Company.

1.2 The Financing

Mr. Doe is seeking to raise $100,000 from as a bank loan. The interest rate and loan agreement are to be further discussed during negotiation. This business plan assumes that the business will receive a 10 year loan with a 9% fixed interest rate.

1.3 Mission Statement

Office Supply Store’s mission is to become the recognized leader in its targeted market for office supply sales and general printing services.

1.4 Mangement Team

The Company was founded by John Doe. Mr. Doe has more than 10 years of experience in the retail management industry. Through his expertise, he will be able to bring the operations of the business to profitability within its first year of operations.

1.5 Sales Forecasts

Mr. Doe expects a strong rate of growth at the start of operations. Below are the expected financials over the next three years.

1.6 Expansion Plan

The Founder expects that the business will aggressively expand during the first three years of operation. Mr. Doe intends to implement marketing campaigns that will effectively target individuals and businesses within the target market.

2.0 Company and Financing Summary

2.1 Registered Name and Corporate Structure

Office Supply Store , Inc. The Company is registered as a corporation in the State of New York.

2.2 Required Funds

At this time, the Office Supply Store requires $100,000 of debt funds. Below is a breakdown of how these funds will be used:

2.3 Investor Equity

Mr. Doe is not seeking an investment from a third party at this time.

2.4 Management Equity

John Doe owns 100% of Office Supply Store, Inc.

2.5 Exit Strategy

If the business is very successful, Mr. Doe may seek to sell the business to a third party for a significant earnings multiple. Most likely, the Company will hire a qualified business broker to sell the business on behalf of Office Supply Store, Inc. Based on historical numbers, the business could fetch a sales premium of up to 4 times earnings.

3.0 Products and Services

Below is a description of the products and services offered by the Office Supply Store.

3.1 Sales of Office Supplies

The primary revenue center for the business will be the sale of general office supplies including paper, binders, thumbtacks, folders, small office electronics, and a small amount of office furniture. The Company expects to generate gross margins of 60% on each sale. Mr. Doe is currently sourcing a number of suppliers that can provide the business with its inventories before the onset of operations.

3.2 Business and Printing Services

The business will also provide a number of services needed by local businesses, professionals, and individuals. Management feels that offering these services will provide the business with a predictable stream of revenue. All businesses require specialized business/printing services from time to time, and as the Company develops its local affinity with consumers, Management feels that the will become the number one service provider for these people.

4.0 Strategic and Market Analysis

4.1 Economic Outlook

This section of the analysis will detail the economic climate, the office supply industry, the customer profile, and the competition that the business will face as it progresses through its business operations. Currently, the economic market condition in the United States is in recession. This slowdown in the economy has also greatly impacted real estate sales, which has halted to historical lows. Many economists expect that this recession will continue until mid-2010, at which point the economy will begin a prolonged recovery period.

4.2 Industry Analysis

There are over 100,000 businesses that operate retail locations that provide small office supplies and business related services identical or substantially similar to that of the Company. The industry generates more than $82 billion dollars a year in gross receipts. Additionally, copy and business service centers employ more than 290,000 people and the industry pays over $20 billion dollars a year in average annual payrolls. The growth rate of the industry has remained unusually high over the last ten years. With more and more people developing entrepreneurial ventures, the demand for office supplies and related services has increased. The average five year growth rate for the industry is 17%. Retail sales operations are a significantly riskier operation to maintain. This is due to the fact that there are significant costs in maintaining a high end retail location in an urban or upscale suburban market. There failure rate for these businesses is approximately 65% for the first five years of operations. Management is currently building a number of proprietary marketing and pricing models to help ensure the success of the Company.

4.3 Customer Profile

Office Supply Store’s average client will be a middle to upper middle class man or woman living in the Company’s target market. In this section of the analysis, you should describe the type of customer you are seeking to acquire. These traits include income size, type of business/occupation; how far away from your business is to your customer, and what the customer is looking for. In this section, you can also put demographic information about your target market including population size, income demographics, level of education, etc.

4.4 Competitive Analysis

This is one of the sections of the business plan that you must write completely on your own. The key to writing a strong competitive analysis is that you do your research on the local competition. Find out who your competitors are by searching online directories and searching in your local Yellow Pages. If there are a number of competitors in the same industry (meaning that it is not feasible to describe each one) then showcase the number of businesses that compete with you, and why your business will provide customers with service/products that are of better quality or less expensive than your competition.

5.0 Marketing Plan

The Office Supply Store intends to maintain an extensive marketing campaign that will ensure maximum visibility for the business in its targeted market. Below is an overview of the marketing strategies and objectives of Company.

5.1 Marketing Objectives

  • • Implement a local campaign with the Company’s targeted market via the use of flyers, local newspaper advertisements, and word of mouth advertising.

  • • Develop an online presence by developing a website and placing the Company’s name and contact information with online directories.

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5.2 Marketing Strategies

Mr. Doe intends on using a number of marketing strategies that will allow the Office Supply Store to easily target individuals and business owners within the target market. These strategies include traditional print advertisements and ads placed on search engines on the Internet. Below is a description of how the business intends to market its services to the general public. Office Supply Sore will also use an internet based strategy. This is very important as many people seeking local retailers, such as office supply stores, now the Internet to conduct their preliminary searches. Mr. Doe will register the Company with online portals so that potential customers can easily reach the business. The Company will also develop its own online website. The Company will maintain a sizable amount of print and traditional advertising methods within local markets to promote the office supplies and small business/printing services that the Company is selling.

5.3 Pricing

In this section, describe the pricing of your services and products. You should provide as much information as possible about your pricing as possible in this section. However, if you have hundreds of items, condense your product list categorically. This section of the business plan should not span more than 1 page.

6.0 Organizational Plan and Personnel Summary

6.1 Corporate Organization

6.2 Organizational Budget



6.3 Management Biographies

In this section of the business plan, you should write a two to four paragraph biography about your work experience, your education, and your skill set. For each owner or key employee, you should provide a brief biography in this section.

7.0 Financial Plan

7.1 Underlying Assumptions

  • • Office Supply Store, Inc. will have an annual revenue growth rate of 16% per year.

  • • The Owner will acquire $100,000 of debt funds to develop the business.

  • • The loan will have a 10 year term with a 9% interest rate.

7.2 Sensitivity Analysis

In the event of an economic downturn, the business may have a decline in its revenues. However, office supplies and small business/printing services are demanded regardless of the general economy. As such, only a severe economic drawback would result in a decline in revenues for the business.

7.3 Source of Funds


7.4 General Assumptions

7.5 Profit and Loss Statements 

7.6 Cash Flow Analysis

 

7.7 Balance Sheet

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7.8 General Assumptions

7.9 Business Ratios

Expanded Profit and Loss Statements

Expanded Cash Flow Analysis