Finally got some positive feedback from the GPO leasing agent and they are keen to progress discussions.

Fingers are crossed that the lease negotiations work out and we can finally get this shop up and going.

Unfortunately the delay means we miss Christmas trading (ouch!). With this in mind, the plan is to gain access to shop in January for a February opening (in time for Valentine’s day).

Once lease negotiations are complete, I’ll start to contact potential suppliers.

I’m learning to be patient.