Taha’s was started by the purchase of one retail shop and the rental of one house in 1993 and has grown from this small beginning into a business with a turnover of £790,000 ten years later. Operating within the small retail sector, the major challenge is how they can survive the growth of the giant retailers like Tesco and others. To achieve this, the business had no alternative but to invest in other shops and adopting an approach where a small convenience store was able to provide got everything for local residents.

Success Factor

The key success factors for Taha’s has been constant re-investment in the business, choosing the right location for the businesses, and ensuring that the stock within the shops appeals to customers both in terms of their requirements and the price of goods.

The Future

The business will continue to invest in providing shops within the right locations for business