1 what source of merchandise are here??
2 what are the local market practices?
3 any linked up business like transporters , packagers , moneylenders,agents etc
4 nature of the goods dealt in??
5 types of buyers and sellers?
6 mode of the goods dispersed , minimum quantity sold, types of packaging employed??
7 factors determining the prices fluctuations??
8 any seasonal factors affecting the business?
9 weekly or monthly non working days?
10 strikes,if any - causes there of?? any other aspect??