Shoestring Startups

Inventory Counting Service

Taking inventory can be a painful undertaking for pharmacies, grocery stores and other businesses. Professional inventory counters, who usually have retail experience, can make the process smoother and the results more accurate. You'll need a handheld counting device, plus knowledge of the basics of inventory control.

Start-Up Cost: $2,000

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This article was originally published in the April 1998 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Shoestring Startups.

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