Ever fancied starting a floristry business? In this day-in-the-life business case study, the manager and head florist of top London floristry business Drake Algar explains everything from the qualifications you need to get into floristry to managing stock and what to look for in staff for your florist business. The florist network is huge for a vast amount of competition with a number of florists located in each area.
The world of flowers and flora may seem like a beautiful breezy dream, but running and starting a florist business is hard work. Be ready for 5am mornings to find the perfect flowers, low pay for even experienced florists and the need for a good commercial head on you to work out where the profits are in floristry.