Your Own Craft Store
How to Open
an Art Supply Store, Bead Shop, Fabric Store, Scrapbook Store, Quilt Shop,
Yarn Shop (or another type of craft store)
you love scrapbooking, knitting, quilting, beading, or any other
craft? Imagine owning a rewarding retail business
that allows you to profit from your passion for crafting.
You can when you open your own craft store.
As a craft store owner, you
will be surrounded by creative people in a fun and inspiring
atmosphere. You’ll get to use and recommend the latest in crafting
materials, selling craft supplies to people who value your knowledge and
As North American consumers are spending more time at home and
rediscovering a love of creating handmade goods, crafting is a hot
trend growing in popularity among people of all ages.
By offering supplies to this growing market, you can tap into this multi-billion dollar industry.
Your craft store can give
people a place to learn, to meet other crafters, and to buy
the crafting supplies they need to create memorable scrapbooks, cozy sweaters,
beautiful quilts, unique jewelry, handmade gifts, or other crafts.
a craft store owner you will have
the freedom to make your own decisions and express your own creative
spirit through your store. You have the luxury of selling the types
of items you want to sell. For example, as a craft store owner you
could sell supplies for:
If owning a craft store
sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob
Guide to Become a Craft Store Owner is for you! In this
e-book you will discover how you can get started and open a successful craft supply store.
Yarn and Needlecrafts
Or you can try a little of everything
in a multi-purpose craft supply store that has something for everyone
Guide author Alisa Gordaneer
is a writer and editor who also has extensive experience in crafting and
retail management. In this guide she offers
insider tips and expert
advice from her own experience and from craft industry experts and
successful craft store owners.
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open
a craft supply store in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a craft store in any country. It includes:
to Start a Craft Store Business
Your Craft Store
to create a business plan for your craft store (includes a sample
craft store business plan)
what kind of craft store to open
an existing craft store (including how to find craft stores for
a craft store from scratch
a name for your craft store
to get start-up financing for your craft store business (includes
sample start-up budgets)
about important business matters including insurance and whether you should
much space (square footage) you need to open your craft store
to consider when choosing a location for your craft store, including
information about permits and leases
and exterior design of your craft store
and supplies you need to start a craft store business and where to get
to get inventory for your craft store including information on:
Where to find wholesalers
How much inventory to start
Tips on negotiating the best
items for your craft store on consignment (includes a sample agreement)
you will find even more resources and advice, including:
to develop effective systems for operating your craft store on a
daily basis (including opening
and closing duties, and sales procedures)
to set your prices (including typical price markups for craft supplies)
to organize inventory in your craft store
that can help you manage your inventory
to attract customers to your craft store through advertising
and low cost publicity
at your craft store, including:
to attract customers and make money with crafting classes and workshops
to plan your grand opening
you can hold at your craft store
a website to sell craft supplies locally and internationally
sales with effective customer relations, including how to get repeat
to find and hire great craft store employees
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 craft store, scrapbook store, yarn shop, quilt shop, bead shop, or art supply store.
Links to the best resources
for starting your craft store business
Information about emerging trends
Valuable samples and
for starting your craft store, including:
plan for a craft store
for a craft store
daily sales report
Sample press release
to evaluate competing stores
for finding the perfect location for your craft store
Checklist for craft store
more! (including free updates)
Guide to Become a Craft Store Owner
contains some of the best
business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more. It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes,
and give you information you need to open your own craft store.
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dreamed of exchanging your current workday for your own business running
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It takes you step-by-step through what you need to
know to open and operate your own successful craft supply store.
"Craft store owners help
people have fun and create lasting memories."
—Bill Gardner, Editor, Craftrends
"A craft business is great
to get into because more and more people are looking for things to do that
are close to home. Many are now taking 'staycations' and want fun ways
to spend their time and money."
—Karen Haskett, owner of
The Wool Basket,
Karen and Bill are two of
the craft business experts who gave advice in this FabJob guide.
"The FabJob Guide to Become
a Craft Store Owner will prepare you for your dream of running your own
craft store. It provides valuable information about finding merchandise,
displaying and promoting products, and holding classes and workshops to
bring in customers. You’ll save time and money with the resources and expert
advice you’ll find in this guide."
—Alisa Gordaneer, Author
An avid crafter with 15
years of retail experience, Alisa interviewed successful craft store owners
for this FabJob guide.
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