How to open a clothing store
To open the store yourself, you can use the step-by-step instruction:
• Get the necessary experience and gather information, working in the store as a seller. You not only can avoid mistakes, but also save money.
• Monitor clothing stores in the city. Pay attention to their interior, device, amenities, etc. Try to identify those items in stores, which, as you think, is not enough.
• After gaining experience and information, start analyzing it and building your concept. It is not necessary to say that the concept of your own store should be unique, as well as in demand. At the same time, the very first questions to be answered are: who and what to sell. There are a lot of niches in this sector, so choose one, and do not arrange a store for everyone. A small business requires a narrow specialization, which gives fewer competitors.
• Any business requires legal registration. This is a standard step. Register as a jur a person or an IP. IP helps save on taxes and simplify reporting.
• Under the chosen concept you need to find suppliers and goods.
• Place under the store is a key moment, most of the success depends on it. The opening of a store in a shopping center is considered to be promising. The flooring is 100 -150 m2.
• Interior and exterior affect the attractiveness, convenience for buyers and, in general, for sales. Everything is important here: light, air conditioning, mirrors, fitting rooms, mannequins.
• Staff should have a pleasant and friendly appearance, should be able to communicate with people, be well-oriented in fashion trends and assortment.
• Advertising should be thought out in advance. Signboard or sticker with the name of the store, coupons with discounts, etc. - a budget option. Sales, surprises to customers, discount cards - all this stimulates buyers.
• Open a clothing store simply if you follow the plan and competently approach the matter.