How to Start a Fashion Accessory Store

If you have a passion for fashion, imagine having an exciting and rewarding career as the owner of an accessories store, getting paid to help people look and feel good with fabulous fashion accessories.

As the owner of a fashion accessories shop (also known as a fashion accessory store), you’ll get to shop for the latest accessories and be among the first to know about new fashion trends. 

Whether your shop is a small kiosk exclusively selling yourfavorite type of accessory, or a large retail location that offers all types of fashion accessories, you can take controlof your future and enjoy the freedom of being your own boss.

When you open a fashion accessories store you have theluxury of selling the types of items you want to sell. Maybe you’d love to sell fun fashion accessories to the huge teenmarket. Or maybe you want to open a high-end fashion accessories store and attract wealthy clients.

As the owner of a fashion accessories store, you can make your own decisions and express your creative spirit through your shop. Here are some of the accessories you might choose to sell:

  • Belts
  • Cosmetics cases
  • Earrings
  • Eyeglass cases
  • Fans
  • Footwear
  • Gloves
  • Hairpieces
  • Hair ornaments
  • Handbags
  • Hats
  • Headbands
  • Jewelry
  • Leather goods
  • Makeup
  • Necklaces
  • Purses
  • Rings
  • Scarves
  • Seasonal accessories
  • Shoes
  • Suspenders
  • Sunglasses
  • Tiaras
  • Ties
  • Tights
  • Vests
  • Wallets
  • Watches
  • Any other fashion accessories

If you want to have your own retail business, a fashion accessories shop can be relatively inexpensive and easy to start. Plus, it is practically recession proof. According to the fashion industry’s national Accessories Council,“accessories are the fastest growing sector in the fashion and apparel industry.”

If owning a fashion accessories shop sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become an Accessories Store Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the retail fashion accessories business. 

The author of this guide is Pamela White, a leading writer of career guides. In the fashion accessories store guide she shares insider tips and expert advice from fashion accessory store owners and industry experts such asKaren Giberson, President of the national Accessories Council, to help you achieve success with your own fashion accessories business.

The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open an accessories store in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening an accessory shop in any country. The guide includes:


How to Start a Fashion Accessories Store Business

  • How to create a business plan for your fashion accessories store (includes a sample business plan)
  • Deciding what kind of fashion accessories store to open, including:
    • Luxury fashion accessories
    • Teen fashion accessories
    • Specialty store focusing on one type of fashion accessory such as hats, jewelry, shoes or sunglasses
    • Fair trade accessories
  • An overview of options for your accessories shop business: 
    • Buying an existing fashion accessories store (including how to find accessory stores for sale) 
    • Buying a fashion accessories store franchise 
    • Opening a new fashion accessories store
  • Choosing a name for your fashion accessories store
  • Where to get start-up financing for your fashion accessories store business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Information about important business matters including insurance and whether you should incorporate
  • How much space (square footage) you need to open your fashion accessories store
  • What to consider when choosing a location for your fashion accessories store, including information about permits and leases
  • Interior and exterior design of your fashion accessories store
  • Equipment and supplies you need to start a fashion accessories store and where to get it
  • How to get inventory for your fashion accessories shop including information about:
    • How to find suppliers for the products you will sell in your accessories store
    • How to buy products at a discount with tips on negotiating the best payment terms
    • Obtaining items for your fashion accessories store on consignment (includes a sample agreement)

Managing Your Fashion Accessories Store

    • How to develop effective systems for running your fashion accessories store on a daily basis
    • How to set your prices (with typical markups on fashion accessories)
    • Accepting payments from customers
    • Fashion accessories store theft preventiontechniques
    • Computer software that can help you manage your accessories store inventory
    • Ways to attract customers to your fashion accessories shop through advertising and low cost publicity


  • Organizing events for your fashion accessories store, including:
    • Your grand opening
    • Hosting a fashion show
    • Jewelry making demonstration
    • And other marketing ideas
  • How to find and hire great fashion accessories storeemployees
  • Increasing profits of your fashion accessories shopwith effective customer relations, including:
    • How to increase sales
    • Handling difficult customers
    • How to get repeat business

Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:

  • Links to the best free resources for starting your fashion accessories store business
  • Valuable samples and checklists, including:
    • Sample business plan
    • Sample fashion accessories store floor plan
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Sample budgets for a fashion accessories store
    • Sample press release for a fashion accessories store
    • Checklist of equipment and supplies
    • Checklist to evaluate competing fashion accessories stores
    • Checklist to evaluate potential locations 
    • Checklist for fashion accessories storeoperations
  • And more! (including free updates)

You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about how to open a fashion accessories shop. The FabJob Guide to Become an Accessories Store Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more.

Don’t miss the opportunity to have the career of your dreams. If you are undecided, take advantage of ourguarantee. Buy the fashion accessories store guide, read it, and if you are not satisfied, your money will be refunded.

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Posted on: February 8, 2014, by :