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Candies in bloom : fun and profits making sweet bouquets from home
Aebersold, Kris.
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Publication Information:
Columbia, S.C. : K. Aebersold, [2001]

Physical Description:
119 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
"The complete how-to guide : set up your own home based Candies In Bloom business and earn 200-300% profit"-Cover.
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HD9999.G492 A43 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Popular Materials-Small Business

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Bouquets with a 'sweet' difference! Learn to make bouquets filled with wrapped candy, novelties, and bright greenery in less than an hour. Step-by-step, illustrated instructions, design ideas, AND a complete business guide to settin up your own home based business that can allow you to earn 200-300% PROFIT!

Table of Contents

About Kris Aebersoldp. 13
Introductionp. 15
Chapter 1 Getting Startedp. 17
Work Areap. 17
Materials/Tools Neededp. 20
Chapter 2 Forming the Flower Stemsp. 23
Rolling the Stemsp. 23
What About Chocolates?p. 30
A Special Kind of Chocolate--The Chocolate Rosebudp. 33
Chapter 3 Cutting the Petalsp. 43
Cutting From a Roll of Cellophanep. 43
Cutting From a Sheet of Cellophanep. 48
Chapter 4 Preparing the Containerp. 51
Filling the Container with Styrofoamp. 51
Edging the Containerp. 56
Chapter 5 Attaching Petals to Candy Stemsp. 61
Candy Disc Stemsp. 61
Chapter 6 Designing the Bouquetp. 67
Placing Stems in the Bouquetp. 67
Adding Chocolatesp. 70
The Finishing Touchesp. 72
A Few Design Ideasp. 74
Chapter 7 Going into Businessp. 83
A Few Business Principlesp. 83
The Business Planp. 85
Chapter 8 Checking the Regulationsp. 89
Chapter 9 Pricing the Bouquetsp. 93
Retail Pricingp. 93
Setting the Foundationp. 94
Example of Calculating the Cost of a 30 Stem Bouquetp. 97
Distributor Pricingp. 100
Chapter 10 Promotions and Advertisingp. 103
Customers--General Publicp. 104
Distributor Networkp. 109
Corporate Clientsp. 110
Chapter 11 Sample Inventoryp. 113
Estimated Start-Up Costs for Business Equipment and Materialp. 113
Chapter 12 Suppliersp. 117