YOUTUBE VIDEO UPFLIP is starting a gas station business a smart investment? It was for Parm Bhullar, who’s grown a $1 million investment into $37 million in yearly revenue. We’ll hear her insights on how to open a gas station in this interview.
Parm and her business partners had more than 15 years of experience in the retail industry, along with a shared passion for small business ownership. She’s been a gas station owner for 3 years and now owns 8 Arco and Shell stations throughout Washington’s Whatcom county. Their gasoline stations have been growing revenue year over year even through COVID’s impact on gas sales.
One of Parm’s greatest strengths as a gas station owner is that she’s a people person who loves the customer service side of the industry. We’ll find out what she does to create a great customer experience, as well as what approaches work best for bringing in new customers when you first open a gas station. She’ll also share her tips on writing a gas station business plan, and what processes and systems she put into place early that allowed their business to grow quickly.
Building a solid team is another key step to starting and running a successful gas station. We’ll ask Parm where she finds reliable employees and how she attracts and retains them to keep all of her locations running smoothly. She’ll also share how she manages and leads her team, and what tools and systems she uses to schedule her team and keep track of their work.
Anyone wondering how do you start a gas station business or any retail-oriented business, will want to hear Parm’s insights.