What is in a Bookstore and Cafe? A bookstore and cafe is a combination of piles of books ready for sale and a comfortable cafe that provides place for bookworms to sip coffee and talk with their friends while enjoying their books.
This proposal reorganizes and re-envisions all aspects of the current bookstore model, anticipating a rapidly changing market by staying ahead of emerging business paradigms and new technologies.
This plan proposes a viable solution not just forbut forby incorporating a self-evaluating internal architecture that nurtures innovation and evolution, providing an adaptable business framework that will not only maintain financial stability but steadily increase in profitably.
Textbooks The textbook market has changed, moving largely online as digital format books are increasingly available to students, and as used textbook sales via Amazon continue to eclipse localized sales. This proposal adapts to these trends by playing the online game in a new way, and using Amazon's own tactics against them.
By 1 appropriating Amazon as a vehicle to allow our own local supply to meet demand elsewhere, 2 establishing an efficient and effective textbook buyback program, and 3 engineering a crisp, clean, and robust website that can serve as a gateway to products and information.
Textbook sales will move from financial burden to financial viability. General Books There will always be a demand for tactile media, as certain segments of the human population prefer physical interaction with information newspapers, books, record players over and above virtual interaction with information websites, e-books, iTunes.
Book availability must be largely "order-on-demand" or digital, and while this shift will not be instantaneous, staying ahead of market transition will be key to acceptable book profits.
Many universities and educational institutions provide multiple options for food and even coffee. All selections will be made in-house or catered, please see the expanded menu in Appendix 7.
The initial seed capital will be used for redesigning current store space, restructuring the current sales system, marketing, customer acquisition and retention, software and website development, and reinvested in research and development to pioneer new and innovative market business models.
It will be sleek, comfortable, and functional - a welcoming space that fosters a warm, comfortable, and professional environment. Book stock will be minimized on the floor, creating a more boutique-style shop with single facings and artistic presentation.
Additional stock will be organized in the warehouse and available online. A complete interior and exterior building redesign by Michael Downs, internationally known interior designer downsart.
He knows that we are working within a tight budget, and therefore much of our redesign will include simple yet effective elements. We plan to use DIY decor that is cheap to build, easy to maintain, adheres to Pasadena code, and provides a popular and artistic atmosphere simple renovations, such as removing the drop ceiling and carpet will help embracing a slightly edgier yet polished decor style.
In order to serve the widest possible spectrum of clientele, we need to provide large group tables for studying groups of students, multiple-person business meetings, etcand also need smaller tables solo studying, one-on-one meetings, etc.
Several couches and coffee tables could create a more lounge-style section within the space. As many students purchase coffee and food during class breaks, and to serve rushed customers, we plan to install an attractive coffee bar for quick coffee pickup between classes or on the go.
The space will include a conference room for student group or professional meetings that can be checked out or rented as necessary. Free Wi-Fi to all patrons.
Readily available electrical outlets. This will increase the power requirements of the building, however these additional costs are absolutely essential. This will allow us to rent out the space to the widest possible range of interested parties.
Because the space will be aesthetically pleasing, functional, and highly versatile, additional revenue from rental agreements and contracts should be substantial. The bookstore website will be extremely robust and function similar to the Netflix website.
The search feature will be simple, quick-functioning, and automatically display a drop down a menu that suggests the book it thinks you are looking for.A business plan is one of the keys to successfully opening your own bookstore. A business plan is an outline of your vision for the business, the goals you hope to achieve and how you will achieve.
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