Starting up a Sports Shop
- Price: £5.99
- Published: July 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
Sports shops supply a wide range of branded leisure and performance clothing and footwear, as well as popular sports equipment such as footballs tennis rackets, water bottles, dumbbells and gym bags. Some specialise, for example, in footwear, while others stock a range of general sports clothing and equipment. Some sports shops offer a printing or embroidery service for local teams and school sports kits.
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.