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Starting a Baby Boutique Business

Every year, millions of babies are born and, for the entrepreneurial-minded person, this data translates into a boom in baby clothing, toys, and other related baby items. Whether the economy is good or not, parents will always spend more for the needs of a new baby. Considering about the given observations, the baby business is a huge, potential market, but still there is need to carefully study the market and plan how to start a business on it. These are practical tips to help you in starting a baby boutique business.

Take a look and visit existing baby boutiques in your area and nearby places and find out what are their own unique niches and from that, try to create your own niche that is different from your potential competitors. Your niche could be selling organic baby clothing or second-hand baby items or designer baby brands and whatever it might be, remember that your niche will determine who your target market or customer will be.

Coining the right name for your boutique must be directed to your target customers, like for example: if you plan to start an eco-friendly baby store, the name can be “Green Bundles of Joy.”
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Obtain the permits needed to operate your retail store, such as resale permit, sales and use tax permit, employer identification number, and other prerequisites.
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Survey carefully well where your baby store should be located, one that should be convenient for customers, where your target market is located, and where there are less of your competitors. If you choose to sell online, the following requirements will be needed: purchase a domain name, e-commerce solution package, web hosting, a shopping cart, editing software and design templates.

A storage space is equally important for your business to handle for your stocks and extra merchandise, so you could have a small warehouse or a big closet, as long as there are no harmful objects near it.

Buy wholesale baby clothing and merchandise to allow you to make profit by marking your selling price.

As much as possible, join a specialty retail association, like Children’s Apparel Retail Association, in order to network with the members, suppliers and get marketing and business tips, as well as get new customers.

8. Make your business be known by advertising it so your target market will know about your business, and to do that, here are suggested strategies: opening a social networking account, start a promotional blog, place ads on popular websites which are visited by expecting parents, give coupons to your local play groups and day cares, host-in store events for parents, like Lamaze or baby CPR classes.