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Opening a clothing store and salon

    • 17 posts
    March 20, 2009 3:45 PM EDT
       Hello I am looking to open up a salon /clothing store. I was wondering what it is that I need to do. I was told that the government is about to start to release money for business`s.


    • 5 posts
    March 24, 2009 12:43 PM EDT
    Hi there,

    Your question is very minimalist. You need to do everything:)

    But here is where you should start:
    Decide on what clothes you want to sell (style: new, second hand, hand made, workers clothes, casual and you know the rest;:  age group: toddlers, teenagers etc; gender: homme, femme or both ) and then write a strong business plan (search on line for examples of business plans for clothes shops). When you got your business plan go to your local business board and they will give you further advice and direction.
    Writing a good business plan is the key to you getting money for the start up. Research your target group, competitors and locations well.
    When you`ve written your business plan consider having a consultation with a lawyer to understand the legal side of the business because when you take a grant or loan you need to be aware of all aspects.

    Good luck.

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