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    Below you will find specially created shopping lists for all types of grooming businesses and even career seekers preparing for school or home study. Download and print them. You can outfit an entire business, or use a short form to organize a reorder of supplies. First, here are our sponsors that make this Industry Resources section possible. Thank you for supporting our sponsors.


    Grooming Business in a Box® professionals have developed Planners for you. They can be used by career seekers and long-time groomers. Find the one(s) suitable for your needs. If you have a copy of our PetGroomerCD available at www.petgroomercd.com, you already have these materials.

    Fill them out to track 1) project costs, 2) brand names and model numbers, 3) vendors and 4) quantities. Once you are in business there is even one to track your restocking needs for supplies, tools and equipment and more.

    Career seekers can include grooming education costs along with business start-up costs! Finish your data entry and voila, you have summary and detail costs and a convenient shopping list describing who, what, where and how many for every purchase. You're organized! Well done!

    PDF or Excel? Which version is right for me? Read carefully please.

    PDF Versions

    If you are not computer saavy with "spreadsheets" the PDF versions are for you. You can print our Planners on your computer and fill them out manually. We suggest using pencil, not ink, to allow for corrections and changes.

    If your computer already has the free Adobe Reader software installed, our Adobe PDF Planners should load on your screen when you click. Otherwise click the link. It's a simple download and install, and very useful. When you click the PDF links the Planners open in a new window and you can print them with your computer printer. You're ready to fill them in. Easy!

    Using the Excel files is not for spreadsheet newbies, and remember, you must have a spreadsheet program. However, the Grooming Business in a Box ® staff worked hard to make them as easy as possible. You don't have to enter formulas, just data entry. Use the link above to order a PetGroomerCD for the Excel versions.

    Don't be disappointed if you cannot use Excel versions. Print and use the Adobe PDF Planners instead. They produce the same results. When you're done you will have organized the same info had you used the Excel versions. If you don't own MS Excel you can download OpenOffice free. It's a professional, free MS Office compatible program.

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    There are 4 planners for startups, expansion plans and simple daily operational needs like making a shopping list of items you need to restock, whether retail inventory, or grooming-related products.

    By filling in all the blanks, noting prices, and sources, you can tally the costs and come up with a grand total of your projected spending, from simple grooming powders all the way to education, major tools and equipment. It's never been so easy to project the financial costs of your dream in grooming, and then to have an printed, easy-to-use shopping list to keep your organized. Using the shopping list, just check off items as you place your orders!

    PDF Downloads: They are easy. Just left click to open them in a window and print copies on your computer printer.

    Mobile Business - New or Expanding (PDF)

    Home-Based or Commercial Location - New or Expanding (PDF)

    Daily Shopping List - Restocking Supplies, Tools & Equipment (PDF)

    Retail Inventory - Restocking Boutique, Pet Products & Food (PDF)

    You are now ready to use the resources of the PetGroomer.com Resources Industry Directory to fill-out your planners and shopping lists. We have more than 200 vendors listed here where you can locate products, services and grooming education and prices, and enter the description and costs onto your Planners. Easy.

    Each download includes instructions to use the form.

    MS Excel Versions

    They do much of the math, and that saves time. Downloading Excel files over the Internet usually alarm antivirus and spyware programs on our visitors' computers.

    They are available free on the PetGroomerCD. See www.petgroomercd.com to order a free CD, you only pay a modest shipping and handling fee.