Many people have wished to open their own small business in Dubai. Opening a coffee shop in Dubai is a good idea which isn’t too risky either. So if you have the right knowledge and skills and are in mood to take a risk then you should try going for it!
But before starting any business, you have to follow some essential steps to make your business more beneficial for you.
1) Chose your business type
To start any business in Dubai, you have to decide about your business that whether you want to do it in a free zone or with the help of a sponsor.
2) Get the right license
Introduce your business to appropriate authorities and get your permission to start your business in Dubai.
3) Fulfill all requirements
Make sure that you have all accessories which are essential for opening a coffee shop in Dubai. You must have a proper plan! On the other hand, you must know how to manage your finances and workers in the cafe.
4) Select the right Location
Choice of the area is one of the essential parts of opening a coffee shop. It must be near a place where people would like to have a coffee, for example inside a Mall or near busy offices and universities. Buying your site in this kind of space is quite expensive so you might want to try opting for rent. Also, try your best to make your coffee shop at that place where parking is near, this will give you an extra benefit.
5) Select a Local Sponsor
If you are an outsider or foreigner, you must need a local sponsor who helps you in your business. The local sponsor will help you boost the cafe’s image and also give you the necessary knowledge you need to be successful in your cafe shop.
6) Serve more than just coffee
Make sure to serve some additional things related to food and other too so that it attracts customers more and you can thus create a brand image for your shop. If you can, provide some extra facilities like having a play area for kids or providing them free WiFi. Ultimately all these things will make them more attractive towards your coffee shop.
7) Advertise Your Business
You can open a neighborhood coffee shop which will need a grand opening. Advertise your different aperture or make fliers and brochures in which you offer a service at a discount. Offer refreshments with coffee to the clients at the time of opening. Start e-mail marketing campaign, or use social networks as your website.