School Store Business Proposal Mission Statement • In an effort to promote John Dickinson High School, increase school spirit and provide a much needed service - we propose to establish a new school store. • The school store will serve as a lab environment for educational purposes and a real-world retail environment to prepare students for employment. Possible Names…. • We hope to poll the school in order to increase excitement and finalize upon name. The following are some names we are considering: • The Ram Shackle • The Rams Cranny • The Rams Corner • The Rams Den • The Rams Lair • Dickinson School Store Funding sources • Building support Mini grants? • Sponsors • Fundraising • Sports boosters • PTO • 509 funds for Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) - DECA Products to be included initially… • School branded: Hoodies/sweatshirts and sweatpants T-shirts Bumper stickers, magnets and lanyards Yearbook sales • School supplies: Flash Drives Binders Folders Writing implements – pens, pencils, markers, erases, etc. Short Term Goals • Complete construction of school store. Wall Building – Mr. Lyons Location • Layout of store How will we display items? • Use of window space • Display case • Order Merchandise: School supplies School apparel • What do sports boosters already have? Short term goals continued • Security Video cameras Storage areas to lock up merchandise • Purchase cash register Long Term Goals • Partnering with schools hospitality department Possibly help them keep inventory Sell goods etc. • Website/e-commerce? Store Procedures and personell To be considered: • Inventory – storage and keeping track • Book keeping • Cash register • Staff hierarchy • Customer greeting Advertising • Display cases for merchandise outside of the school store. • Flyers posted around the school to promote sales of the school store. • Announcements at the beginning & end of the day to remind students of the school store. Hours of operation • Before school • After school • Delivery service Order during lunch - delivered to homeroom? • Mr. Murphy, question: What is happening with sports boosters? Will that be absorbed by the school store?