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03-23-2008, 10:55 PM
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Posted By Murocflyer

Music Wire Going for it Guy? I'm rooting...

Music Wire

Going for it Guy? I'm rooting for ya.

Frank
03-22-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

I'm starting to really like this guy. :D ...

I'm starting to really like this guy. :D

Frank
03-15-2008, 09:01 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Never hurts to ask. If they are comfortable in...

Never hurts to ask. If they are comfortable in their business practices/plan, they should not have any problems answering your questions. If you don't want to ask any LHS, then drive over to the next...
03-15-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

4. What are your main sellers? 5. What have...

4. What are your main sellers?

5. What have you done that promotes sales? What worked, what didn't?

6. How are you currently attracting new clientèle?

7. Why aren't you on this list...
03-15-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

I see. Thanks. Thought: How much stuff...

I see. Thanks.

Thought: How much stuff would you have to sell each to keep your head above water? Have you talked with other LHS owners to find out monthly sales numbers?

Frank
03-15-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

So your store has to be in a commercially zoned...

So your store has to be in a commercially zoned area? Not just having a "store" is enough?

What companies have you checked with that said this?

Frank
03-11-2008, 01:38 AM
Replies: 265
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Posted By Murocflyer

I just can't see how you could make enough money...

I just can't see how you could make enough money to feed the family selling RC stuff in one local.

Look at all the places going out of business.

Frank
03-11-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Couldn't Guy "explore" the RC business online...

Couldn't Guy "explore" the RC business online first and then if it's successful go the brick and mortar route? This way he could keep his present job?

Frank
03-10-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

I think that's the key right there. When I walk...

I think that's the key right there. When I walk into a LHS that doesn't have what I was looking for I ask. If the person says we don't have it, but I can order it and then they take the time to...
03-10-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Wow, this is exciting. I've never seen anyone...

Wow, this is exciting. I've never seen anyone start their own hobby shop before.

Don't forget Guy, you will have to offer discounts to your local AMA club members. That's what our LHS does. Oh...
03-10-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Yes, a place to fly/mingle/meet first and a store...

Yes, a place to fly/mingle/meet first and a store second. That just might be the ticket.

Frank
03-10-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

I'm selling the house and moving to GA. ...

I'm selling the house and moving to GA.

Frank
03-09-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Oh my, that's gonna be a problem. :p Frank

Oh my, that's gonna be a problem. :p

Frank
03-09-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Guy, Sounds like you are going ahead with...

Guy,

Sounds like you are going ahead with this plan; correct?

Very cool. I've never known anyone that started their own hobby shop. Only have known people retiring from owning their own...
03-09-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Nothing, but why would anyone shop/buy that stuff...

Nothing, but why would anyone shop/buy that stuff at Guy's place when dozens of other places sell them?

Frank
03-09-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Guy, Will you be selling shrinky-dinks? ...

Guy,

Will you be selling shrinky-dinks?

Frank

PS Actually, what will you be selling? Will it be the same old thing as everyone else? Please say you are not planning on selling United...
03-08-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,981
Posted By Murocflyer

Wow! Ambitious quest. But doable. I can't...

Wow! Ambitious quest. But doable. I can't answer your question, but I'd like to wish you luck. Keep us informed on progress.

Frank
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