Anyone Can Do It: Building Coffee Republic from Our Kitchen Table - 57 Real Life Laws on Entrepreneurship

Anyone Can Do It: Building Coffee Republic from Our Kitchen Table - 57 Real Life Laws on Entrepreneurship

by Sahar Hashemi, Bobby Hashemi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781841127651
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/20/2007
Pages: 222
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

Sahar and Bobby Hashemi are the sister and brother team who built Coffee Republic, the UK's original high street coffee chain. Giving up highly paid professional jobs, our most successful and high-profile entrepreneurs. She is a lawyer in London and he an investment banker in New York, they staked everything on a dream - to create the best coffee chain in Britain. Eight years later they are two of our most successful and high-profile entrepreneurs.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements v

Preface xvi

Chapter One: Can Anyone Be and Entrepreneur? 1
To Be or Not to Be an Entrepreneur

Chapter Two: The Idea Chapter 25
Do You Have a Light Bulb, or Do You Need to Find One?

Chapter Three: Market Research 37

Chapter Four: Writing the Business Plan 65

Chapter Five: Raising Money for Your Idea 91

Chapter Six: Implementation 99

Chapter Seven: Being in Business 135
If You Build It, Will They Come?

Chapter Eight: Growing 151
From Birth to Maturity

Roladex 194

Index 196

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