How to Open a Hollister Store

Clothes are one of the most basic necessities in our life because they are designed to protect our bodies and to cover our nakedness as well. They also never go out of style because they are always the trend in the industry in every season.

Since Hollister is one of the most popular clothing brands today, you can also venture into this kind of business for more profits.

Of course, in order for you to get started well and to have something to look for when everything seems to go so wrong, the business plan must be drafted first. This must include all the details in your business operation. In order for your financial plan to get straightened out, what you need is the advice of a CPA. Now, when it comes to the legal matters of your business, an attorney is what you need.

The target customers or audience must also be included in the plan for you to know the types of clothing which your store will cater to. Do you want to focus more on ladies clothes and dresses, men’s garments or children’s clothing?

Tips on Opening a Hollister Store

So let us get into the first factor in your business start up. You will not know how to run a store if you don’t have experience. So it is very advisable that you apply for a store manager position first just before you own a Hollister store.

Now, let us go to expenses and start up costs. Since you need to have money to cover for the initial payments and expenses, what you need to know first is the estimated cost needed which is $5000. But if you want to have a bigger store, of course the costs would also soar higher.

You also need to get a no objection certificate (NOC) for you to be able to operate your own Hollister store legally. But take note, there is more to that! You still need to get the necessary business licenses and permits as set by your local government. The additional expenses for your store will also go for the following: store leasing, decorations and designing, machinery and equipments and advertising costs as well.

If you think that your expenses will just end after paying for the start-up expenses, then you are having the wrong thought in mind. Did you know that after you successfully open up your store, you will still be paying annual tax on the net income? So this is the reason why you need to make everything you can to sell all your products by lead generation and marketing as well.
When everything has been settled, you can already hire construction workers to start building your store. Next, the advertising will follow.

136 Comments

  • April Sweat said on December 26, 2010
    Alexandria, Louisiana. I want to know how to open a Hollister Store. I believe Hollister would be successful in Alexandria because there is not one and my daughter loves hollister and many more reasons. How much would i need
  • Brandy said on January 3, 2011
    I was thinking about opening a Hollister In Dubuque Iowa because its a big community and a lot of people like Hollister there but have to travel pretty far to get to a Hollister. I think it would be an awesome business to get in to.
  • Yonatan finley said on March 30, 2011
    Hi I'm yoni and I want to open holister store in Israel. is this an option ???
  • Holly said on August 14, 2011
    You cannot open any abercrombie and fitch affiliate. They are not a franchise!!
  • Radek said on September 18, 2011
    HI my name is Radek I Am living in Poland and I am interested open Holister store there is it possible? I visit Usa couple times in Years so I can meet somebody and talk about it. Radek
  • Simona said on October 3, 2011
    Hello, I'm from Slovakia (Bratislava) I'm interested open the Hollister store here in Slovakia. We don´t have any similar stores and i'm sure that the interest about the Hollister would be enormous. Could you please let me know how could i get license for it or with who could i talk about? Thank you
  • Velebit said on November 23, 2011
    Hi, my name is Velebit, I'm from Serbia "Belgrade". I visit USA couple times and I am going to be there for New Year to. So, I was thinking about opening a Hollister store in my country, actually in Belgrade where is population over 2.5 mill. that means such brand as a Hollister must be very successful, also I have a lot of clothes that I bought in USA, and I love it.
  • Megan said on January 19, 2012
    I would LOVE a Hollister in Dubuque, Iowa. Like someone said before... we have to travel awhile to get to one and I LOVE Hollister but I cant go there as much as I wish I could.
  • Bertrand Robichaud said on March 30, 2012
    Hi, My name is Bertrand Robichaud from Neguac, New-Brunswick, Canada. There is no Hollister in New brunswick. Since people buy their clothes from Hollister on the internet I thought it'd be a good idea to build one in Neguac. If everyone in Moncton & Miramichi and Tracadie & Neguac can order it online I'm sure he will buy clothes from Hollister to Neguac. I would be interested to own a Hollister Neguac. Thank you
  • Diana said on April 27, 2012
    Hi, My name is Diana Ramos from Puerto Rico. There is no Hollister in and their is no Hollister store in PR. This will be very successful here.
  • Gleisy said on April 29, 2012
    Hello, my name is Gleisy Favoni, I live in Brazil, in a city called Londrina-PR, with a population approximately half million people . I need to know what do I need to become a Hollister franchisee. And also what would be the first step to take? Thank you. Gleisy
  • dhananjay pote said on May 5, 2012
    hi i am from India working with hollister in UK as i am aware with basic things and its operations but i would like to open up new store in India to cover large growing market. i am in state to complete all the requirements so just need to know the process to do it.
  • Angela Garcia said on May 24, 2012
    I want to open a Hollister store in Ecuador. Who can i contact and how do i obtain a no objection certificate and a business license and permit? thanks
  • akshay patel said on June 12, 2012
    hi..i am akshay from gujarat/india .. i am a big fan of hollister and i want to open hollister in my city surat as well. I need to know what do I need to become a Hollister franchisee. here are the huge market for clothes and i am sure hollister will success in surat aswell. i am in state to complete all the requirements so just need to know the process to do it. thank u .
  • Fred said on June 15, 2012
    Abercrombie and Fitch does NOT franchise their stores. I don't know where the writer of this article got his information, but I just spoke with corporate yesterday and was informed that you cannot own any store under the Abercrombie and Fitch company (which includes Hollister).
  • Nick said on July 16, 2012
    i think they should open a hollister on vancouver island! it would be very suspenseful because it would be the hollister for the whole island!!! Vancouver Island BC Canada
  • William DeCastro said on July 25, 2012
    Hi, I want to open a Hollister store in Brazil, is that possible?? if so, what do I have to do?????
  • Frank said on August 6, 2012
    I am located in London Ontario Canada. What are the steps to opening a hollister store. Kind regards Frank
  • chakri said on August 10, 2012
    Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. Hi, There is no hollister store in INDIA but there is a lot of demand here. Is there any plan of opening a store in INDIA???
  • HAB said on August 23, 2012
    franchise for Venezuela. is it possible? need info.
  • Amelia tjoni said on August 27, 2012
    Hi my name is amelia tjoni, i'm from indonesia, I'm interested to open hollister store in indonesia capital city (jakarta) , but first i want to know how much money i must spend to get license from hollister and what else i need to get the license from hollister?, if in indonesia have hollister shop, it will be give good profit for earn money. I love hollister so much.
  • Andris said on September 1, 2012
    Hello, my name is Andris. I am an attorney-at-law practitioner in business law more than 20 years. The center of my business location is Riga, Latvia, Europe. I have intended to open the Hollister Stores in Riga (capital of Latvia), Tallinn (capital of Estonia) and Vilnius (capital of Lithuania) with following opening of the Hollister Stores in the other European largest cities. Please, find a possibility to provide me all necessary information for starting of the above mentioned business. Riga is the capital of Latvia which is the European Union country and is located right in the middle between the two other Baltic States - Lithuania and Estonia at the Baltic sea and has a large trade seaport, which allows to provide huge worldwide trade business. Riga is established in 1201 as a trade city and during all eight centuries keeps its trade center's position. Riga has a perfect geographical location for the trade of all kinds of goods - Latvia is the historical trade crosspoint between the Scandinavia (Sweden, Finland, Norway), Estonia, Russsia, Lithuania, Poland and Germany.
  • shreya said on September 3, 2012
    hi i wanna open a hollister store in india in cities like new delhi, ludhiana(punjab), mumbai etc, can u please tell me the procedure
  • Jacinthe Cardinal said on September 3, 2012
    I am looking to open a Hollister store in Ottawa,Ontario in Canada. Could you let me know who I should contact in order to receive the clothing.
  • janaina said on September 7, 2012
    Hello my name is janaina, i'm interested about opening a business, and i thought hollister will be great here here in Brazil, because people love it. So i am wondering what is the first step to take, to buy a hollister franchisee. thank you very much !! i'm waiting for your response!
  • Elvira Rodi said on October 1, 2012
    hello, my name is Elvira, and I'm looking to open a hollister store in Frosinone ( near Rome ) in Italy. I'm looking for a independent store or franchise. What are the steps to open a hollister store? Best regards Elvira.
  • kannav malhotra said on October 3, 2012
    hello i want to open hollister store in ludhiana punjab (india) and in other cities of india . let me know the steps to open a hollister store .
  • Isael said on October 4, 2012
    Hey I like to open a store in veraceuz ,Mexico is a tourist area and a lot people love fashion but there is no such amazing store like this ne here can u help?
  • Sylvain Daoust said on November 5, 2012
    My wife and I will be interesting to have more detail to open a store in Quebec,Canada. we are all ready have a store but we are looking to open something new in Quebec.
  • lexy said on November 9, 2012
    i need to know how much it costs to start a HOLLISTER store because I'm in a business class and I'm thinking of starting one. Also i live in Baton Rouge LOUISIANA!
  • Roshan said on November 10, 2012
    hi myself roshan and i am interested to a store of HOLLISTER at ahmedabad gujarat. Kindly inform the formalities we have strong background in ahmedabad and other cities of gujarat.
  • Ricardo said on November 14, 2012
    hello , i'm from Chihuahua Mexico and i'm very interested in opening a hollister store by my own , where can I Get more information about the requirements ?
  • Abdulkadir Kayali said on December 10, 2012
    Hi I'm from Turkey and I want to open a Hollister store in Turkey and turkey has more than 70 million people .And they are waiting for Hollister shop :) thank you and can you tell me how much I need thanks :)
  • Vlad said on December 11, 2012
    Hi! My name is Vlad. I'd like to open Hoolister store in Samara, Russia. Samara is a big city with a population about 1 million people. I'm looking forward to your response. Thanks!
  • pankaj said on December 12, 2012
    hi. This is Pankaj from Ahmedabad city in India. I want to open a store of hollister in A shopping mall in Ahmedabad city. Ahmedabad is a big city with a population of around 10 million people. Its a one of the bigger city in india. Iscon Mega Mall, Ahmedabad. Gujarat
  • Matt said on December 18, 2012
    Hi guys my name is Matt I am from Ankara /turkey I have also a plan to open A&F and hollister store in Turkey. What is the market entry mode to get permission? How much initial capital should I have? My best
  • jourraine said on December 28, 2012
    hello i'm from Aruba i'm interested to open an Hollister in Aruba. can i have some information????
  • saeed said on January 2, 2013
    hi my name is saeed i want to open holester store in saudi arabia coz its giid brand an every buddy like it here so i wish to take the franchise in saudi arabia
  • khishigee said on January 29, 2013
    hello, I'm from the innermongolia. I'm interested to open an Hollister in my country. please can you give me some information? Thank you!!!
  • Martina said on February 12, 2013
    Hi. I would like open store abercombie fitch or hollister in Slovakia. Can I meet somebody and talk about this. Thank you
  • kevin said on March 5, 2013
    hey, I'm interested in opening a Hollister shop in uk, I need some advice on how to go about it if its possible, thank you.
  • achintya said on March 27, 2013
    Hi i had worked with hollister in uk, recently i m back in calcutta, west bengal, india. I want to open a new store of hollister. So please let me know whom do i need to contact for opening store.
  • ajay patel said on April 6, 2013
    recently i m back from scotland and i was work in hollister but right now i am in gujarat, india. so, please give me the advise that how i can open store in gujarat. thanks.
  • Sherry said on April 11, 2013
    I am so interested to open a Hollister store in Sydney Australia. Please help to advise.
  • Ivan said on April 22, 2013
    Hi, I'm interested in opening a Hollister store in Yuma, AZ, and I would like to know the cost and the steps to open it. Thanks
  • Jane Ann Madden said on April 24, 2013
    My name is Jane Ann Madden , I would love to open a store in Cork Ireland , I do understand that Hollister do not franchise but I would be interested in training and running a business for Hollister
  • Manish Kumar said on April 26, 2013
    Hi, my name is Manish. I want to open an Hollister store in India. Since there is not even a single Holiister store so it would be great deal for the company. I am trying to get the Hollister franchise from past 2 years. I would be very thankful if someone could help me to get the Hollister franchise. I am ready to invest. Regards, Manish, Mobile Number : +919815634205
  • Danika Schrader said on May 25, 2013
    Hiya, I was interested in opening a Hollister in Ashford, Kent, England as the nearest one is about an hour away. Ashford is a very busy town along with 8 secondary schools and ashford international, I'm ready to invest and so I would love some advice and guidance. Thank you. Regards, Danika.
  • mariano said on June 4, 2013
    HI!, I would like to open a store in Spain, I got very impressed on the way clothing is presented, and its quality. I would like to hear from you!. Many thanks!! Mariano
  • yasser jamal said on June 18, 2013
    Business Location IN Saudi Arabia - Jeddah. I want to open a hudge branch for Hollister brand name ,so I would like to know the required conditions to start it ASAP. thanks & best regards
  • Eduardo said on June 18, 2013
    Hi. I'm Eduardo and i am really interest to open a hollister store in Monterrey Mexico because there is a lot of market here. I just want to know how much i need to invert and which process i need to follow?
  • Hana said on June 25, 2013
    Hello, my name is Hana and I am from Czech republic and I would love to open Hollister store in Prague. I have been couple times in USA and I really like this store and many people from Czech do too. We dont have a none Hollister here, you can buy some t-shirts in outlets. So what I need to do for open one store in Prague and it is possible?? Thank you, Hana
  • Anastasia said on June 28, 2013
    Good evening! My name Anastasia, I'm logistics manager.Last summer I was in USA, great country with smiling people,and I met best Hollister store.I like Hollister. I want open Hollister store in Russia country,in big city Kazan, please help me,what I should to do?)I need franchise. Thank you.I will wait yours answers)
  • Ondra said on July 7, 2013
    Hey, my name is Ondrej and i'm really interested in opening hollister store in Czech Republic, can i have closer information? Thank you
  • Jade N said on July 8, 2013
    I would like to open a Hollister clothing store in my country . Could you please let me know who and How to start this business.
  • Hevin said on July 24, 2013
    I would like to open a Hollister clothing store in my country china. I need some advice on how to go about it if its possible, thank you very much.
  • Vlado said on August 19, 2013
    Slovakia, big interest to open this kind of shop!!! could I ask for more information? thank you!
  • harry lin said on August 20, 2013
    i live goldsboro in NC 27534 by goldsboro we need hollister and i want to open one
  • Aniello D'Angelo said on August 22, 2013
    Hello there, We leave in Zürich and we want to open an Hollister store in the town. We already have experience as we have other stores in the town we manage. we will be very happy if u contact us to get more information about it. Kind regards,
  • Srikanth reddy ( shiri) said on August 24, 2013
    Hiii , i want to open an hollister store in india , hyderabad city , so could you plz provide information about that brand store . How much investment is required to start up my own business in hyderabad , how should i take franchise , from where i will get the material , etc , so if it is possible for u can u plz contact me on this number 0091-9704221919 , waiting for ur replay
  • Graciella Araújo said on August 26, 2013
    Hi there, I'm returning to Brazil and have lived in United Kingdom for 12 years. I've been to Hollister shop many times in Bluewater. I really like the environment, the smell and the clothes. I and my husband are thinking about opening a business here and we thought about the store, probably Rio de Janeiro because is hot most of the year, by the beach and people are very trendy. I've checked and there is none in the whole country which means is a good reason to start. We have to be honest, we don't have much experience in this field, but happy to travel to USA and do training and learn about the business. My husband already have a business in UK and have experience in management. We're interested in having more information about the company and how to open a store. Can you please send me details. Thankfully and looking forward to hear from you soon. Graciella
  • morgan humphrey said on September 13, 2013
    Hi i am in school and i am doing a project i need to know how much would it cost to open a hollister?
  • Alex Salonga said on October 27, 2013
    I am so interested to open Hollister store in the Philippines Please help to advice. Or purchase to Online more than the limitation ? To shell it on different store? Thanks Alex
  • Matt said on November 6, 2013
    hi, ok so there is no hollister in new brunsiwck canada and i really love hollister and i really want it to come to fredericton at the mall here! so, someone should make this happen!! k thanks!
  • Thiago said on November 21, 2013
    I am also interested to open a Hollister Store in Curitiba, Brazil (Population: 1,752 million) How can I open it? Tks!
  • Sara said on December 2, 2013
    Hi, I'm Sara, I'm from Belgrade, Serbia. I love Hollister and I would love it if there was a shop in my city. Our population is over 2.5 million so it would probably go well. If there is any way for it to happen it would be great!
  • Mohamed said on January 19, 2014
    I love to open hollister store in stroudsburg pa USA. Plz contact me
  • Max said on January 24, 2014
    Hey. I am Max and I want to open a Hollister Russia in St. Petersburg. What investments except leases and construction I need?
  • Lela said on February 21, 2014
    Hi, I would like to open Hollister store in Serbia, Belgrade. Can you help me with contact person please.. thank you
  • Josep said on March 13, 2014
    Hi, I would like to open Hollister store in Santiago de Chile (Chili). Can you help me with contact person? Thank you in advance.
  • Alpesh Mangukiya said on April 24, 2014
    hey, I am Alpesh and i would like to open a hollister store in India and we got more then enough money so will you plz help me to contact someone who can really help me?
  • Zuzana said on June 12, 2014
    Europe - Slovakia. I was wondering if it was possible to open up a Hollister clothing store. Thanks
  • Noel E. Cruz said on June 15, 2014
    i'm from Philippines i want to open a Hollister store in the Philippines. I'm a Holiister fanatic i buy all my hollister in usa we dont have store in the Phils. so pls help me to open it in the phils. thanks in advance...
  • Adity Gupta said on July 4, 2014
    I am from India. Hollister has been my favorite brand since a long time now. But, Dubai is the nearest where I can find it. I am pretty sure that the ladies in India are waiting for Hollister to flourish over here. I be really grateful if you help me set up a Hollister store in New Delhi, India. I have got its fans lined up already.
  • Nela said on July 6, 2014
    Hi! I would like to open a Hollister clothing store in my country Slovakia (Bratislava). I need some advice on how to go about it if its possible. There is no hollister store, but there is a lot of demand here. Thank you
  • Mavis said on July 23, 2014
    Hi! i'm from Malaysia. I would like to open a Hollister store in Malaysia. If it's me, it will be the first store in Malaysia. I would love to received some advice from you on how to run on this business. With thanks and appreciate!
  • Vineet virmani said on August 16, 2014
    Hi, I want to open a hollister store in rohtak, Haryana. Phone no. 8295188881, Please tell how can i do that.
  • Ema said on August 25, 2014
    I want to know how can I open a hollister store in Bulgaria. There is none in the whole country which means is a good reason to open it. Please tell me how to do that. Thanks
  • Candy said on September 13, 2014
    Hi I'm from South Africa please advise how I can open a Holisters in SA
  • MB said on September 24, 2014
    I was interested in receiving additional info to open a Hollister store in Lisbon (Portugal). Many thanks.
  • sandeep said on October 6, 2014
    Hi i am looking for abercrombie & fitch franchise in HYDERABAD , Inida which would be a huge hit! I am ready to invest and would like to know more specific details regarding this. Please provide me all the necessary details on sandeepraj1256@gmail.com
  • Suzy Petrovna said on October 6, 2014
    what are the requirements to open a Hollister store in Armenia
  • CJ said on October 8, 2014
    Hi , I'm interest to invest Hollister store in Malaysia. Please advise, Million thank.
  • JH said on October 15, 2014
    I want to know how can I open a Hollister store in China
  • hailey said on October 19, 2014
    how much do you think it would cost to buy all oh hollister, like own everything...i think it would be the CEO...i'm not sure but it's for a project at school
  • hailey said on October 19, 2014
    hi i was wondering how much it would cost to completely own hollister, like be the number one boss, maneger person. It's for a school project, thanks.
  • Andrej said on November 4, 2014
    Hello, I am interesting in opening a Hollister clothing store in Vilnius, Lithuania. I would be glad if you could provide me with necessary information. Thank you
  • Sari said on November 10, 2014
    Hi, I'ld like to open the shop and Hollister brand interesting me. I'll like to know more about possibilities to work with the brand. The shop would locate in Finland.
  • Parveen Singh said on December 8, 2014
    I wanna open holli. Store in my town. india in chandigarh. I saw people are loving this brand in india
  • Foysal Khan said on December 22, 2014
    Hi my name is Foysal Khan, I would like to open Hollister store in Limerick, Ireland, can anybody tell me how much I would need for startup and what is the procedure to get the franchise. Limerick has population over 50 thousand and many people likes Hollister Brand but we do not have Hollister outlet in Limerick. this brand has really popularity here in Ireland. therefore please somebody give me some information. Thanks in Advance.
  • Dina Sobhi said on December 25, 2014
    I am really interested in opening a Hollister store in Cairo Egypt. It's a big market and we have most of the brands but not Hollister. Teenagers here are crazy about Hollister
  • Eva said on December 26, 2014
    Hello, as I read back in 2012 one guy Andris from Riga, Latvia was interested about opening the Hollister store here. But something went wrong.. I think now is the right time for bringing American brand to Europe, Latvia!!! Please send me more detailed information about this possibility. Thank you in advance.
  • Nick said on January 26, 2015
    I am interested in opening a Hollister Store in Lincoln Uk, do you have information on this please?
  • Seema Kanwar said on February 3, 2015
    I am in Delhi, India. I am interested in opening hollister store here. Can you please let me know if i can.
  • Diarmuid O' Shea said on February 3, 2015
    Hi my name is Diarmuid. My cousin and I are looking into opening a Hollister store in Cork City, however I have researched and read in some places that it is not possible to franchise a Hollister store. Is this true?
  • Lucy said on February 9, 2015
    Hi, I am very interested in opening a Hollister store in Oaxaca, Mexico. Can you please provide me with more information. or provide me with more resources, thank you so much.
  • Ehssan said on March 24, 2015
    Hey my name is ehssan khalil and i would love to open a store in puerto rico
  • Miljan said on April 3, 2015
    I am interested to open a Hollister Store in Banja Luka, Bosnia(Population: 250000 people) How can I open it? Tks!
  • Akhil said on April 6, 2015
    Hello, My name is Akhil and I am from Cochin, Kerala, India. I was in Canada before. I am a big fan of hollister. Cochin has a great demand for clothing and I believe that hollister is gonna rock over here. I would like to start up hollister in Cochin. Please let me know the requirements that has to be fulfilled. Waiting for the reply. Thanks.
  • Alexandros Tziapras said on April 7, 2015
    Hello, My name is Alexandros and i would like to open a holister franchise in Nicosia, Cyprus. Please, find a possibility to provide me all necessary information. You can easily contact me thought my email which is provided. Best regards, Alex

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