Starting an Erotic Boutique
- Price: £5.99
- Published: March 2016
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- What qualifications and skills are required?
- What are the key market issues and trends?
- Trading, commercial and legal issues
- Further information
Erotic boutiques are specialist retailers that supply a wide range of adult toys and accessories, lingerie, erotic fiction, DVDs and board games. As well as trading from traditional retail premises, many erotic boutiques sell via mail order and online.
In most parts of the UK, erotic boutique proprietors must have applied for and been granted a sex shop licence by their local authority before they can start to trade.
This profile provides information about starting up and running an erotic boutique. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support.