Starting a Dress and Suit Hire Business
- Price: £5.99
- Published: October 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
Dress and suit hire services supply a range of formal and evening wear, including dinner jackets, tuxedos, evening gowns and bridalwear, which are usually hired on a daily basis. Many dress and suit hire services also supply ties, handbags and cover-ups. As well as trading from traditional shop premises, dress and suit hire services increasingly trade online.
Dress and suit hire services typically only hire to clients aged over 17 and many specify that the hire service is for personal use only.
This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a dress and suit hire service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information.