Retail

  • Animals and Pets Retailers

    • Starting a Pet Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a pet shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become an Aquatics Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an aquatics retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Tack Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a tack shop. 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...

  • Electrical Goods Retailers

    • Starting a Mobile Phone Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an independent mobile phone shop. 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...

    • Starting a Video Games Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a video games shop. 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...

    • Starting a Computer Shop

      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...

  • Fashion Retail

    • How to become a T-shirt Printer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a T-shirt printer. 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 and support...

    • How to become a Jeweller

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an independent jeweller. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Fashion Accessories Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a fashion accessories retailer. 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 and support...

    • How to become a Bridalwear Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a bridalwear retailer. 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 and support...

    • Starting a Shoe Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a shoe shop. 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...

    • Starting a Designer Fashion Boutique

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a designer fashion boutique. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also identifies the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • How to become a Women's Fashion Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a women's fashion retailer. 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...

    • How to become a Lingerie Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a lingerie retailer. 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...

    • Starting a Discount Clothing Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a discount clothing shop. 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...

    • Starting a Haberdashery

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a haberdashery. 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...

    • How to become a Menswear Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a menswear retailer. 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...

    • How to become a Childrenswear Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a childrenswear retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Workwear Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a workwear retailer. 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...

    • How to become a Vintage Clothing Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a vintage clothing retailer. 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 and support...

  • Food Retail

    • How to become a Health Food and Supplements Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a health food and supplements retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Convenience Store

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a convenience store. 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...

    • Starting an Ice Cream Van

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an ice cream van. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Greengrocer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a greengrocer. 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...

    • Starting a Sandwich Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich shop. 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...

    • Starting a Butcher's Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a butcher. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Fishmonger

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a fishmonger. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Farm Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a farm shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Fish and Chip Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a fish and chip shop. 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...

    • Starting a Delicatessen

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a delicatessen. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Chocolatier

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a chocolatier. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Sandwich Delivery Round

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sandwich delivery round. 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...

    • Starting a Sweet Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sweet shop. 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...

    • Starting an Off-licence

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an off-licence. 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...

    • How to become a Wine Merchant

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an independent wine merchant. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Cake Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a cake shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

  • Hire and Rental

    • Starting a Dress and Suit Hire Business

      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...

    • Starting an Audio-visual Equipment Hire Business

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an AV equipment hire service. 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...

  • Household Retailers

    • How to become a Florist

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a florist. 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 and support...

    • Starting a Garden Centre

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a garden centre. 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...

    • How to become a Second-hand Furniture Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a second-hand furniture retailer. 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...

  • Online Retail

    • How to become an eBay Trader

      This profile provides information about starting up and operating as an eBay trader. It describes the skills required, the training courses 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...

    • Starting a Record Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a record shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains some of the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

  • Second Hand Retail

    • How to become a Used Car Dealer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a used car dealer. 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...

    • Starting a Bric-a-brac Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a bric-a-brac shop. 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...

    • How to become an eBay Trader

      This profile provides information about starting up and operating as an eBay trader. It describes the skills required, the training courses 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...

    • How to become a Pawnbroker

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a pawnbroker. 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...

    • Starting a Charity Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a charity shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Second-hand Furniture Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a second-hand furniture retailer. 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...

  • Specialist Retailers

    • Starting a Music Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a music shop. 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 and support...

    • Starting a Bookshop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a bookshop. 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 and support...

    • How to become a Newsagent

      This profile provides information about starting up as an independent newsagent. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Stationery Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a stationery 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...

    • How to become a Travel Agent

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an independent travel agent. 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...

    • How to become a Baby Equipment Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a baby equipment retailer. 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...

    • Starting an Art Supplies Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running an art supplies shop. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Toy Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a toy shop. 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...

    • How to become a Cosmetics and Toiletries Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a cosmetics and toiletries retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • Starting a Gift Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a gift shop. 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...

    • Starting an Erotic Boutique

      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...

    • How to become a Craft Supplies Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a craft supplies retailer. 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...

    • How to become a Party Plan Sales Agent

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a party plan sales agent. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support...

    • How to become a Car Accessories Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a car accessories retailer. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and some of the key trading issues. It also explains the main legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information...

    • Starting a Community Pharmacy

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a community pharmacy. 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 and support...

    • Starting a Greeting Card Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a greeting card shop. 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 and support...

  • Sports and Outdoor Equipment Retailers

    • Starting a Bike Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a bike 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...

    • Starting up a Sports Shop

      This profile provides information about starting up and running a sports 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...

    • How to become an Outdoor Equipment Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as an outdoor equipment retailer. 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...

    • How to become a Country Sports Retailer

      This profile provides information about starting up and trading as a country sports retailer. 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...