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Café’s & Restaurants

Expansion – A restaurant was at full capacity for lunch and dinner with a loyal customer base so the owner decided to open a 2nd store. They used an unsecured business loan to help because they didn’t want to use funds from their existing business so they could continue to maintain their high standards while expanding.

The owner was able to expand without using their cash reserves and putting pressure on their first business. Once the 2nd store was completed it increased their overall sales and profitability.

Remodelling – A café was busy during breakfast but weren’t attracting customers during lunch hours because they had limited seating available. The owner used a loan to remodel the café so they could increase seating capacity by 30%.

By increasing their seating capacity, they attracted customers for lunch lifting their sales per day and overall profitability.

Marketing – A local restaurant was a popular dinner hot spot but struggled to attract people for lunch. They secured a loan to create and launch a marketing campaign to businesses in the local area offering their staff a one-off discounted rate.

This attracted new customers, increased their sales and helped them to become more profitable.

Stock – Used cashflow finance to purchase stock in bulk which helped them to re-negotiate terms with their supplier and secure a discount by paying up front.

This helped them to reduce their expenses and increase their margins on food and drink sales.

Equipment – A café borrowed money to upgrade their coffee machine so that they could increase their output helping them to serve more customers.

The business was able to improve their customer experience and increase their sales.

Staff – A restaurant was in a prime location with great foot traffic but people weren’t coming in to eat. They secured some working capital to hire a staff member to greet people walking by, inviting them to eat in the restaurant.

This attracted people to come in to the store and increased their sales.


Catering

Expansion – A mobile catering company was looking to expand and used an unsecured business loan to purchase a food vending vehicle.

The vehicle helped them to double their sales and cater to different locations.

Marketing – Was looking to increase their trading days from 5 to 7 days a week and obtained funds to invest in marketing campaigns to generate business.

By doing this they increased their total sales and attracted new customers.

Stock – Borrowed working capital to purchase stock in advance which helped them to negotiate better terms with their supplier and obtain a discount for upfront payment.

This helped them to reduce their expenses and increase their margins on food and drink sales.

Equipment – Borrowed money to buy another stove and grill so that they could increase their output helping them to serve more customers.

The business was able to improve their customer experience and increase their sales.

Staff – Used cashflow finance to hire another staff member so that they would continue to maintain a high standard of service during peak periods.

The staff member helped them serve more customer’s and reduce waiting times, increasing the overall customer experience.