Dollar Store

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Retail Discount Store Business Plan

Company Summary

The Dollar Store sells products and provides excellent customer service for the general public. We have leased a retail store which we use to market and merchandise our products. It is located one mile from Main St. on River Way in Bend, Oregon. The company was incorporated on January 2.

2.1 Company Ownership

The Dollar Store is a privately held corporation. It will be registered as a Subchapter S, with ownership Ted Brinkman (60%), Jim Spencer (40%).

2.2 Start-up Summary

The building will be leased with a down payment of $3,000 on a four year lease.

Start-up costs will be financed through a combination of owner investment and short-term borrowing. The start-up chart shows the distribution of financing.

Other miscellaneous expenses include:

  • Marketing/advertising consultancy fees  for assistance in designing our grand-opening ads and brochures.
  • Legal fees for corporate organization filings.
  • Retail merchandising/designing fees for store layout and minor renovations.
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $13,000
Start-up Assets to Fund $73,500
Total Funding Required $86,500
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $31,000
Cash Requirements from Start-up $42,500
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $42,500
Total Assets $73,500
Liabilities and Capital
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $0
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $6,000
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $500
Total Liabilities $6,500
Planned Investment
Ted Brinkman $40,000
Jim Spencer $30,000
Other $10,000
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $80,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($13,000)
Total Capital $67,000
Total Capital and Liabilities $73,500
Total Funding $86,500
Start-up Expenses
Legal $300
Stationery, etc. $200
Brochures $500
Marketing consultants $1,000
Insurance $200
Rent $3,000
Building renovations $5,000
Expensed equipment $1,500
Other $1,300
Total Start-up Expenses $13,000
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $42,500
Start-up Inventory $20,000
Other Current Assets $1,000
Long-term Assets $10,000
Total Assets $73,500
Total Requirements $86,500

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