Business Research Methods
Flat Waves is a restaurant that serves a gourmet Hawaiian style food served on paper plates. They currently have a lease at second beach for a food vending truck for the duration of five years. The owner is looking for a way to attract more people to the side of the beach where his food truck is located. This lease for his location is very expensive and he is looking to make a profit off of this pricey investment. The write up explains what second beach is about and also goes into detail about the current restaurant market.
In the article “Footsteps in the Sand” by Stephen Jermanok, author of New England Seacoast adventures, he discusses the type of people and the atmosphere that second beach has to offer. He begins the section by saying “Everyone rides the waves at second beach, located just outside the Newport town line” (Jermanok 1). He explains that the surfers stick to one side of the beach next to the purgatory chasm. He later goes on to say that families grab their beach gear and head to the beach to enjoy the weather. His description about what type of people go to second beach is spot on he says families, singles and college kids are the main people occupying second beach. He also states that “Rhode Island’s waters are warmer than the beaches of the Cape Ann and Cape Cod, so Bostonians think nothing of making the hour-long drive south” (Jermanok 1). Showing that many native Bostonians make the drive down to Second Beach in Rhode Island shows how it is seen as being superior to the beaches in Boston.
Teresa Stanisha a yahoo writer discussed some general knowledge about Sachuet or second beach. “For $10 to $15 you will be able to come and spend a day at the Sachuet Beach and enjoy a day of fun in the sun” ( Stanisha 1). She explains that the walk along the shoreline is amazing and that it is one of the biggest beaches in Newport....