Floral services have seen a change in the recent times, not only are there multi city and multinational services but even local businesses are booming. The floral industry has become modern and even exude a sense of luxury and a lot of young people who are interested in the field are looking to start something on their own. Of course, starting your own business can be daunting and pretty confusing. Here is a short guide about what possibilities are there

THERE IS NOT JUST ONE TYPE OF BUSINESS

The world of floral decorations doesn’t just involve one type of job, a lot of people think that the only possibility is that one corner shop person who tends to his or her flowers all day but in reality, the possibilities are endless.

WHOLESALE DEALER

If you wish to be the kind of business which provides flowers to florists, then this is the type of job for you. You would be in control of providing fresh flowers and plants to the local florists. The barrier to entry in this type of business is a little high though, to start wholesaling you have to know how to source large scale flowers from and build enough contacts who would be willing to buy it from you. This line of job requires a lot of experience and your best bet would be to intern somewhere first who deals with this kind of jobs.

FLORAL SHOPS

This is the more traditional line which most people are aware of. You would be in control of designing the flower arrangements. But the job doesn’t just stop there, you have to source the flower, wash them, design the arrangements and then finally assemble the product. Also, if you are forgetting, it would be your responsibility to deliver the product as well. The job is a hectic one and requires a lot of hard work but if you are passionate about it then it shouldn’t be a problem. These businesses are moving more and more online.

FLORAL SUPPLIER

Your job would be to supply things to florists which are not available at the wholesaler which basically means everything other than the flowers. These would include ribbons, pots, tools, bouquet styles, kiosks, vases and any other custom order. The requirement for this business is good management skills which can handle large inventories and a good distribution system.