Is your hot dog stand from which country do you sell to? What are the hot dog stands in other countries that they sell their wares and why does it work for them. These are the questions you should ask to a company that wants to be in business and be in contact with customers.
When you are selling your hot dog stand in a different country from the one you live in you need to set up an account with the local office of your company to accept credit cards and receive payments. This is to be an official establishment of your company and you can also keep records for tax purposes. This way you can have some information on who has purchased from your stand in a different country.
Another thing you can do is send out a newsletter to all your customers. Ask them if they want to sign up for a customer list and then include in the newsletter some of the deals that they get every month. You will find that it is very easy to add people to the list because you are already doing this.
Be sure to have a service agreement signed by all employees and the vendor at the beginning of the relationship. This keeps the same owner from having to continually replace employees. Also be sure to keep an up to date business license so you can get registered with the local government. You will need to submit these things to the local government to have your business legally started.
You may have noticed that most other companies will sell to you in the United States and for the most part have sales down under, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. This means that you should learn a bit about each country before buying from them.
The second thing you need to know about a new country is how they can get their hotdog stand approved to do business there. There is a process that needs to be done so that your stand can be approved. You have to go through all the rules and regulations of the country that you are going to sell to.
The third thing you will need to do is contact the country you are going to be selling your hot dog stand to and ask them to put you in touch with the owner there. Have a meeting with the owner and make sure you understand everything. Then tell them that you want to buy from them and they will have you sent the paperwork and that you will have to send back any money that you make in the sale.
If there is any change in the rules of the country you are going to be selling to you should let them know and go with it. Don't ignore them because it will make things worse than they need to be.
In a few years your hot dog stand will grow and you will have plenty of options for where you can sell to. Make sure you know what's available and then move on to the next country.
When you are moving to a different country to sell to you will have to go through customs and you will have to have some documentation for you hot dog stand to be sold in. You should have a local agent to handle the paperwork for you should be able to have them fill out all the forms for you to have to fill out and have them mailed to you.
When you start a business you will be very busy, and then the business will grow and need you to have a lot of paperwork. Even when you are first starting a business you will be creating a lot of paperwork and this can bog you down. Learn how to properly do this and you will be in business in no time.