Chris Dowling

Business Consultant, Mentor and Coach

Start-up watch and jewellery business in the Manchester area

He needs to work on start-up groundwork and take products to market.

The client started his watch and jewellery business in the autumn of 2017. His plans are ambitious and forward- thinking to develop an online and retail outlet business. Although the client’s family have a successful business, he was looking for an independent professional mentor to work with him to guide him through the start-up process and act as a ‘sounding board’ for his ideas.

Work undertaken

Help with writing and overseeing the business plan which includes supply chain relationships, marketing both online and offline, pricing, cost controls, market and sales opportunities and raising finance.

Outcome

Regular mentoring and support sessions helped move matters forward rapidly to achieve targets and meet milestones.

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