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My new business: Japanese whisky

Discussion in 'Small Business' started by Truly Exotic, 18th May, 2016.

  1. Truly Exotic

    Truly Exotic Well-Known Member

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    here is my self promotion, of my new business

    Japanese Whisky Marketplace Australia

    I suspect due to such stock shortages that this business will probably only be viable for probably 1-3 years until stock completely runs out or distillery releases floods the market the prices go back down.
    Plus the exchange rate at the moment is terrible

    as for facebook, ive virtually have no idea how to use it so any suggestions would be appreciated
    currently in negotiations with dan murphys to see what we can do

    be nice everyone haha! and have a sticky beak please!

    edit: the address and phone number are fake at the moment, as they needed it as part of the registration
     
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  2. Ouga

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    Interesting and looks good!
    I didn't even know there was Japanese Whisky.

    Did you get your Packaged Liquor License already?

    Will you be setting up a website too?
    How does one order some?
     
  3. Xenia

    Xenia Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Congratulations TE
    Hoping it all goes well for you.

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  4. Biz

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    Never tried Japanese whisky. Send me a sample ;)

    I'm an Islay fiend...this reminds me I need to pick up another bottle of Ardbeg..
     
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  5. York

    York Finance Broker Business Member

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    Give it a try. It might surprise you. This is the one I drink. :) Come over and I'll pour you one....

    Nikka From The Barrel Japanese Whisky 500mL
     
  6. Biz

    Biz Well-Known Member

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    But...Ardbeg...
     
  7. RPI

    RPI Property Lawyer, Town Planner Business Member

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    I am a big whisky fan, congrats on the business.
     
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  8. Jess Peletier

    Jess Peletier Mortgage Broker - Australia Wide Business Member

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    Like drinking a camp fire :)
     
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    Oohhh.... You've got Hibiki in stock. Tempting....
     
  10. Jerry O

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    Good on you TE. I'm a fan of the Japanese rice wine (Sake). Goes well with any spicy food for me. I would love to drop by once your shop opens.
     
  11. Lizzie

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    Congrats ... personally ... I have a liquor cupboard full of genuine Japanese Sake, bought over by hubby's business clients ... must get around to drinking it sometime, but some of it's been there so long (20+ years) it's probably turned to whiskey by now
     
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    Wow. How many 25yo are you keeping in stock?
     
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    Fantastic idea, hope it all goes smoothly ha ha :)
     
  14. Wandercro

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    Congrats on the new biz. You asked about Facebook. My Mrs has a marketing business and handles Facebook marketing for businesses. She also does Facebook training if your want to DIY.

    Home
     
  15. Truly Exotic

    Truly Exotic Well-Known Member

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    thanks for your feedback everyone!

    its been good, but damn its a competiitve industry

    I like the vinmofo idea but thats a huge project i I was going to go down a similar path

    yeah demand is high but stock is low, prices are shooting up especially with teh exchange rate,
    the hibiki 21 seems tobe the best seller!

    its my favourite to consume too!!!
     
  16. wylie

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    Oh dear... my Scottish uncle would not be impressed :D:p.

    Good luck with the business :).
     
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    I have bought and enjoyed the yamikaze 12 before and nika.

    I don't remember them being as expensive though, have prices exploded due to scarcity?
     
  18. The Y-man

    The Y-man Moderator Staff Member

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    The guy responsible for originating the Suntory (Yamazaki and Hibiki) lines and eventually left and started Nikka studied in Scotland, became an apprentice at a distillery in Scotland, and even married a Scot!

    The Y-man
     
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  19. MikeLivingTheDream

    MikeLivingTheDream BCOM MCOM MTAX CPA CTA Registered Tax Agent

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    if you keep stocks of those older japanese whiskies in a few years time you will laughing all the way to the bank. here in manila the wealthy filipinos are offering ridiculous amounts for bottles of yamazaki and hibiki. its almost impossible to find stock !!
     
  20. Greyghost

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    Best of luck with the venture.
    For me, still think scotch whiskey is the best in the world (but being half Scottish I may be bias)!