Getting Started

Published: Oct 8, 2010
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2016
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Check Out Books & Business Plans For Inspiration

This section will introduce several "how-to" books on business to help you get started with your research. These books will primarily introduce you to business plan writing. These books will also introduce general business types such as retail and service business models.

Industry Facts

The food services and drinking places industry is an important part of BC's economy. BC has the highest density of establishments in all of Canada (244 locations per 100,000 population). This accounts for roughly 2% of British Columbia's total economic activity.
Source: BC Statistics - BC's Food Service and Drinking Places (PDF - 8 pages).