Starting a Computer Shop
- Price: £5.99
- Published: August 2015
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- What qualifications and skills are required?
- What are the key market issues and trends?
- What are the main trading issues?
- Further information
Computer shops supply desktop PCs, laptops, netbooks and tablets, along with accessories such as printers, monitors, hard drives and memory devices. Many also stock software such as anti-virus and Microsoft Office packages, while some offer regular servicing, repairs and system and data recovery. As well as trading from traditional retail premises, computer shops increasingly trade online or by mail order.
This profile provides information about starting up and running a computer shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also identifies some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information.