Against this background, you might wonder if it’s worth opening up a book shop — the good news is that with some careful planning and research, you could create a successful store that spreads information, entertainment and delight.
Of course it might not be easy, but entrepreneurs with the right approach can turn a passion for literature and manuscripts into a center of knowledge that your customers will love.
We know it can be daunting to start a bookstore business, and we’re here to help.
We’ve supported over 500,000 people to form their business and provided answers, guidance and support to transform them into entrepreneurs. We’ll guide you through what you need to know to start your bookstore business and get it off the ground.
Read on for some insight into creating your own bookstore business and becoming an entrepreneur. In this guide we will cover:
Statistics on why you should start a bookstore business
Choose the right business structure for your bookstore company
How to find out if a bookstore business is right for you
Useful online tools for bookstore business owners
Ideas for the type of bookstore business that you could form
How to validate your bookstore business idea
Setting up your bookstore business (including location, equipment, employees, taxes, finances, licenses and more)
Bookstore business planning