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Starting Tomato Farming Business In Zimbabwe And The Business Plan

Tomatoes are one of the most important cooking ingredients in Zimbabwe. Most of the food cooked in Zimbabwe is never complete without using tomatoes. Tomatoes are used daily in cooking stews, soups, salads etc, thus their demand is very huge. Tomato farming is one of the most profitable farming business ideas in Zimbabwe, it has got lucrative returns and high profit margins.  Before you start the tomato farming business, you have to decide how many hectares you want to farm, which type of tomatoes you will farm, which season you are going to plant your tomatoes, and your target...

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Factors to consider when choosing a business location

Location choice is a matter of life and death in business. What are the dynamics to contemplate when selecting a business location? How is a business location analysis conducted amidst endless possibilities? Is location a major ingredient for the perfect recipe of success? These are burning questions which many emerging entrepreneurs seek answers for. The answer is simple, and it is that location matters. Here is a list of factors to consider when choosing a business location.   Proximity to raw material and depleting inputs When one intends to run a business that involves manufacturing or production then the...

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Lame excuses for not starting your own business

The innovative make money and progress while the poor and unsuccessful make countless excuses. The great Barack Obama once said fear of trying shows a certain poverty of ambition for it is only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential. Excuses do not liberate you from the scourge and terror of living a poverty stricken life. In everything that you vow to undertake you need to keep moving so that you can embrace the Promised Land. The journey is not only for the swift but also for the persistent with...

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Starting LP Gas Retail Business in Zimbabwe and the Business Plan

The usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LP Gas or LPG) has increased significantly in Zimbabwe. Many Zimbabweans started to switch from electricity to LP Gas just after the dollarization of the economy in 2009, due to frequent power cuts which were happening. The electricity power problems later improved, but ZESA introduced prepaid meters, which made many families to be more sensitive towards their electricity consumption. Thus, Zimbabweans continued to switch from using electricity to LP Gas solutions which are cheaper. In 2010, the annual usage of LP Gas in Zimbabwe was only 4.3 million KG, now the monthly usage...

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Starting an Auto Spare Parts Business in Zimbabwe and the Business Plan

Car ownership has increased significantly in Zimbabwe. A lot of individuals are purchasing new cars everyday (mostly second hand) and others have existing vehicles which also need maintenance. Imagine such a huge market which needs servicing and maintenance and how much opening a car auto parts business will make you a very successful entrepreneur. Operating an auto spare parts business in Zimbabwe is very profitable.  The auto parts industry is resilient and although Zimbabwe is going through an economic downturn, this industry enjoys good profits. Before you start a motor spares shop business in Zimbabwe, you have to decide on...

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