Bagel Shop Business Plan and SWOT Analysis

Bagel Shop Business Plan, Marketing Plan, How To Guide, and Funding Directory

The Bagel Shop Business Plan and Business Development toolkit features 18 different documents that you can use for capital raising or general business planning purposes. Our product line also features comprehensive information regarding to how to start a Bagel Shop business. All business planning packages come with easy-to-use instructions so that you can reduce the time needed to create a professional business plan and presentation.

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  • Bank/Investor Ready
  • Complete Industry Research for the Industry
  • 3 Year Excel Financial Model
  • Business Plan (26 to 30 pages)
  • Marketing Plan (24 to 28 pages)
  • 425+ Page Funding Directory
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Loan Amortization and ROI Tools
  • Three SWOT Analysis Templates
  • How to Start a Business Guide
  • Easy to Use Instructions
  • All Documents Delivered in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Format
  • Meets SBA Requirements

Bagel shops have been around for almost a century and they originated in major metropolitan areas especially within areas that have a large Jewish population. These days, everyone enjoys bagels and these businesses have expanded by not only offering these types of products but also new number of other products as well such as doughnuts. Most bagel shops offer a broad variety of not only breakfast focused bagel sandwiches but also provide lunch options as well. Many of these locations also operate as cafés and server a broad array of beverages including coffees, bottled beverages, and tease. Start up cost for new bagel shop are relatively low in these businesses can be started for as little as $30,000 or as much is $100,000 depending on the leasehold improvements that are required by the business.

The gross margins from sales are extremely high, and most bagel shops report that they produce gross profits ranging anywhere from 80% to 83% of their aggregate income. It should be noted that the marketing and operating expenses of these businesses can be moderately high in highly competitive markets. These businesses are relatively immune from negative changes in the economy given the fact that bagels are relatively inexpensive and people will continue to purchase them as breakfast options.

A bagel shop SWOT analysis is typically produced in conjunction with both a business plan and a marketing plan. As relates to strengths, bagel shops produce very high gross profits and are always able to remain profitable. These businesses are frequently sought after by individuals on an ongoing basis.

For weaknesses, most bagel shops to face a substantial amount of competition within any given market. They will face competition not only from other bagel shops but also from cafés and other eateries that provide these food products as part of their overall offerings. There are always risks relating to inventory spoilage as well for any food and beverage business.

For opportunities, most bagel shops expand by simply establishing new locations within their regional market. One of the other ways of these companies expand is by offering delivery to corporations that freely purchase large amounts of bagels for their employees and clients. This can create highly predictable streams of revenue on an ongoing basis for these businesses.

For threats, outside of a major economic recession the primary threat faced by these businesses is other competitors in the market. Rising coffee costs can also make a modest and in a profit and loss statement for these types of business. However, outside of these risks there’s really nothing is going to change about the bagel shop industry.

A bagel shop business plan should be developed especially if the entrepreneur is going to be seeking capital from private investors, financial situations, or third-party lenders. This business plan should feature a three-year profit and loss statement, cash analysis, balance sheet, and breakeven analysis. As it relates to the industry research portion of the business plan, there are approximately 70,000 companies that own or operate one or more bagel shop and/or cafe locations. Each year these businesses produce about $50 billion in revenue and provide jobs for about 800,000 people. As with any type of business plan that is focused specifically for retail food and beverage business, and expansive demographic analysis should be provided in the documentation as well. As a relates to the specific statistics need to be showcased these include population size, population density, annual median household income, annual family income, estimated household net worth, and the percentage of people that eat breakfast outside of their home every single day. Special importance should be paid to the median household incomes and this will dictate the amount of money the people typically spend on food in a retail setting.

A bagel shop marketing plan also needs to be developed in order to ensure that people come to location frequently and on an ongoing basis. Most importantly, the acquisition of a highly visible retail location will substantially reduce the startup risks and ongoing marketing risks associated with this type of business. Although this may translate into a higher operating expense as well as a higher startup expense – the risks of having the business go under our substantially ameliorated in markets where an individual is able to secure a highly visible location that can be reached by tens of thousands of people per day.

Almost all bagel shops will offer discounts including free offerings during a one two  month grand opening. This will allow individuals to come to location and enjoy the company’s products while understanding where it is and what they can purchase their. This is commonly done among most retail food and beverage businesses.

Almost all food and beverage business is also now maintain an expansive online presence so that people can find them very quickly over the Internet.  It is very important to have a mobile friendly website ensures that people can quickly find a bagel shop location on their phone when they are searching for local eateries. Most of these businesses also maintain an expansive presence on social media in order to ensure that they can be recommended by friends and family. Almost all social media platforms, including FaceBook and Twitter, allow for reviews to be placed on most small businesses pages. Strong reviews can provide a strong degree of trust and visibility for any local or regional bagel shop chain.

These are mainstay food and beverage businesses, and they will continue to be in demand at all times. The low start up costs coupled with the moderate operating expenses can make these business lucrative small business opportunities for entrepreneurs that have a substantial amount of experience in the food and beverage industry. Most importantly, these businesses once they are established have very easy access to capital and can establish additional locations very quickly either with borrowed funds or with the retained earnings of the business. These companies are not subject automation, and it will continue to be in demand moving forward.