How to Open an Auto Parts and Accessories Store?

Auto parts and accessories store is commonly mistaken as for the boys business only but is also a business for all.

Here are a few tips on how to open an auto parts and accessories store.

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How to Start the Business?

In every aspect of a business, how to start is the most complicated part of all. This is where you will spend most of your time thinking and planning everything. It is highly suggested that you visit as many auto parts and accessories store as possible; a technique wherein you will be able to see and learn the routines of the business.

Look for your Place

A place for your business will play a vital role in your store. Look for a place wherein there are fewer competitors in the area. Remember a car is no longer considered a luxury at this time and age but is now considered as a necessity. Many will be interested in this kind of business the question is, who will stay the longest in the business? Look for a place accessible to your clients. Another factor to consider is the population of people who owns cars is the best place to start an auto parts and accessories store.

Products and Services

In this kind of business, you should consider that availability of almost all auto parts and accessories will make you stand out from the other available stores in the area. Scout for the best dealers and manufacturers of auto parts and accessories. The web is where you will find most of these suppliers and manufacturers.

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You can also make several telephone inquiries to be able to get the whole details. The last option for you to consider is by making an appointment with these companies for a more personal approach. Services like people who will install the auto parts and accessories bought in your store are additional come on for your business. You can also offer discounts for customer on their third purchase son on and so forth.

Considering a Home Based Store?

If you have space in your backyard that you can convert into a store then you can save on lease aside from the fact that you are your own boss, you are also working within the proximity of the comforts of your own home.
How do you Market your Business?

One of the concerns of all entrepreneurs is how to market and advertize their business. You can avail of the tri-media type of advertising strategy; meaning TV, radio and prints ad. Creating a website for your business is the most effective way of advertising. Hire a web developer who can help you with the design and the overall impact of your website.

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333 Comments

  • mike williams said on December 25, 2010
    I would like to open a auto parts store in my small town of Counce Tn.
  • saad said on June 29, 2011
    I want to set up a autoparts outlet/ store in kuala lumpur. , malaysia I already have a setup in pakistan so I wanna open another outlet there please advise me some place and how to go for it. Regards Saad
  • PERCY GOVA said on October 20, 2011
    Hi I want to set up an Auto Parts and accessories store in Harare Zimbabwe specializing in FREIGHTLINER TRUCK SPARES . Please help me contacts of suppliers where i can buy from. Regards, Percy Gova. Mobile 00263774067444 00263712545183
  • chanbasha said on November 13, 2011
    i have three-wheeler auto spares & accessories retail shop in vizag INDIA. but its narmal. i want to improve this. so i need your valuable suggestions
  • Billy Shuffield said on February 11, 2012
    Hello, I'm in Arlington, Texas and would like to start my own auto/truck parts & accessories store, but do not know where or how to find suppliers. I see new auto parts stores start up ever so often and I know their getting their supply from somewhere ? Thanks
  • Aman Sharma said on September 25, 2012
    Hi, I Am in Una, Himachal Pradesh, India wanna start two wheeler spare parts store can somebody tell me that from where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is max Rs.2 lacs only need suggestions. thanks
  • Wong Chuan Rou said on November 26, 2012
    I would like open the store in Kota Laksamana Melaka, Malaysia. I do not have any experience. Hope can give me as fast as possible.
  • vumile cebekhulu said on December 12, 2012
    Within I'd like to open a auto motor spares in Newcastle madadeni help me with start-up budget and I do not have any experience please give valuable advise
  • rambalaji said on December 27, 2012
    dear mr/mrs, i want to start an auto spare parts store in my town. please tell me how much investment for this. Karaikkudi, sivagangai (dist), Tamil nadu, India
  • venkatesan said on February 1, 2013
    hi i want to start a business near to thiruvannamalai, chennai, tamilnadu. india but it is surrounded by a village and i am a mechanical engineer so give me a idea what type business is possible.
  • venkatesan said on February 1, 2013
    hi my agricultural land we cultivated sugarcane and we have to improve a product of sugarcane and now per acre 40 tonne is possible. i have to improve to a more tonne and so give me a idea how to improve a product....
  • Balaji said on February 7, 2013
    Hi, I want to start a auto spare parts business in my home town Tirupathi, Andrapradesh. I haven't any experience in business. I need a tips like investment, business area, how to get orders ,where to buy spare parts, etc. Awaiting for your valuable advice.
  • Tando Ncudwana said on February 8, 2013
    Hi I would like to open an auto parts store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, South Africa. I need help with sourcing suppliers and mentoring
  • lennon jembere said on March 11, 2013
    hie i want to start an auto spares shop in my hometown Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe. help me with possible genuine auto spares suppliers,
  • lumidee said on March 17, 2013
    Hi. I will like to start an auto parts and accessories store somewhere in Africa. I will like an owner training and also wholesale suppliers that guarantee good retail margins and quality. Kindly help
  • b d ntsokwane said on March 18, 2013
    I wanna start an auto shop spares in sannieshof north west province how can I go about that I need advices
  • Pankaj Aundhkar said on March 30, 2013
    i have very good own prime location for business i want to start up new business request to suggest me. Pankaj Aundhkar, 9403020330
  • mahesh kumar prusty said on April 10, 2013
    Hi, i am mahesh . I have a thought to open a spare parts shop for four and six wheeler vehicles in location of khandagiri, bhubaneswar, odisha. But i have no knowledge about spare parts. Is it possible to open a shop of those parts by me. What is the minimum cost i have to invest. To whom ,i contact for purchase .
  • THOMAS TIMBA said on April 15, 2013
    HI, had no experience in spare parts sales. thinking of setting up a small shop selling spare parts and accessories and need an idea how to start it and where would i order from. Please need an information. Cheers thomas timba. lAE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
  • Gajendra Sharma said on April 18, 2013
    Hello, sir I want to open. Two wheeler auto parts business so give me tips about this business ! Uttar Pradesh ,Kanpur
  • Roshan Pathak said on May 6, 2013
    hi, Friend i Wanna open auto parts shop in katni(mp)Best Placement in Katni For auto parts. Thanks
  • Paul Uratel said on May 8, 2013
    I have a vast experience with parts mainly in machinery and I would like to start up a auto parts shop and become a retailer for any overseas firm. I am looking at becoming partners in this area. Could you help me out. Rabaul, PNG.
  • kumarji said on May 10, 2013
    hello, no experience in spare parts sales. thinking of setting up a small shop wholesale and retailer in kerala . how to start? what is investment? training need or not? can I do this ?
  • V. GOPI said on May 16, 2013
    I want to open a spare parts shop in Chennai. Please provide me with the details. Whether I have to apply for the license & TIN? Whom to contact? V. Gopi, Ayapakkam, Chennai.
  • MOHAMMED SHARFUDDIN said on May 19, 2013
    Hi I want to open a retail shop for two wheelers spare parts in Hyderabad kindly advise me from where I can get the suppliers and manufacturer that I can buy the parts in good price as well as training. Mohammed Sharfuddin Jeddah K S A
  • mbuso malumane said on May 21, 2013
    i would like to open a car auto parts in mpumalanga nelspuit south africa. i do have the building. all i need is a mentor and parts to sell. please assist.
  • Tiko said on May 27, 2013
    I am starting an auto parts store in Boksburg, would appreciate any tips, coaching and mentorship.
  • Sarah said on May 31, 2013
    I want to start an Auto parts in Washington DC the place I found is next to mechanic shop, I have no idea about auto spare parts and how do I get the suppliers? Please Help. Thank you
  • Nazeer Ahamed said on June 9, 2013
    I want to start an auto spare parts shop in Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, I have no idea about auto spare parts and how do I get the suppliers? please help Thank you
  • Verbal Tag said on June 24, 2013
    Dear Sir/madam, I would like to open up an auto spare shop in zambia. Please advise on the suppliers for genuine parts of imported vehicles especially Nissan, Mazda and Toyota. Regards
  • Verbal Tag said on June 24, 2013
    Dear Sir/Madam, Kindly also advise on the start up cost for an auto spare retail shop (for purchasing spares only and not rentals and shop running expenses). Regards
  • sifiso mnyaka said on June 26, 2013
    Sir/madam i would like to open up an auto spare shop in mthatha in the eastern Cape province. I have a company called Golden Trading Enterprise which is registered to trade in all aspects. please advise on the suppliers for genuine parts and also second hand parts. Thanks
  • rajiv kaul said on June 28, 2013
    dear sir i would like to start a retail auto parts business store in rural jammu .pls advise how to start the same and also suggest for financing of the same . thanks
  • Ratnakar Shinde said on July 3, 2013
    Hi, I do Not have Autospares experience but i am interested to start Own Autospares trading Business. Please give an idea how can be starts. Thanks
  • Arihant said on July 4, 2013
    Hi i want to start an auto Spare Parts so suggest me how can i start my business
  • sabr ali said on July 6, 2013
    Hi , I want to start an auto spar parts for Truck , I am in Riyadh of Saudi Arabia , would you please gave me some things good to start with.
  • Merriam said on July 13, 2013
    Hi, I have experience for selling parts, deal with auto parts and accessories but i don't have a good place to start my business around Gauteng and North West. From merriam shiko
  • sumit a sakhare said on July 23, 2013
    hi, i want to start an Auto spAR PART FOR FOURWEELAR , I AM IN BULDANA , MAHARASHTRA , INDIA. MY BUDGET IS 25 LCKS ONLY
  • Aadil Khan said on July 27, 2013
    Hi, our company A and S Autobody Parts, is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. We would be pleased to supply any retailer in Zimbabwe, Botswana or Namibia at wholesale amounts with the best quality replacement Automtive body parts. We supply Ford, Mazda, Mercedes, Honda, Audi, Opel, Chev, Vw and Toyota replacement parts. Email us: ansautobodyparts@gmail.com or call +27 11 027 8153
  • Ravi Swami said on August 5, 2013
    Hi, I want to start a auto spare parts business in Hyderabad, Andrapradesh. I have no experience in this business. Is it possible to open a shop of those parts by me. What is the minimum cost i have to invest, how to get orders. where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is max Rs.4-5 lacs i need suggestions. I will also like to be wholesale suppliers that guarantee good retail margins and quality.. Kindly help 08302449123, 09252466723..
  • pl chaturvedi said on August 11, 2013
    Hi, I want to start a auto spare parts business in udaipur rajasthan. I haven't any experience in this business. Is it possible to open a shop of those parts by me. What is the minimum cost i have to invest, how to get orders, where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is max Rs.5-6 lacs i need suggestions. I will also like to be wholesale suppliers that guarantee good retail margins and quality.. Kindly help me
  • parthiban said on August 11, 2013
    i am automobile engineer post graduate students in automobile and M.B.A INTERESTED IN SPARE PARTS TO LOOK AUTO SPARE PARTS LIKE TRUCK AND AUTORICKSAW WHICH IS CRUCIAL EXPECT U REPLY
  • santhosh kumar said on August 29, 2013
    I am from palani, dindigul, Tamilnadu. I want to start a spare parts shop for two wheelers. I have a place to setup, but other steps like getting approval from the municipality, finding a two wheeler suppliers, I am not sure how to start.
  • Thirumurugan said on August 30, 2013
    dear mr and mrs, i want to start an auto spare parts store in my town please tell me how much investment for this, i do not have any experience please give valuable advise.. 8144564320
  • ravindracharlu said on September 16, 2013
    Hi, I want to start two wheeler spare parts retailer business in Karnataka and I want the best prices from wholesales dealer and I need catalog from wholesales dealers, what is the margins for retailers. Please send a details if anybody knows.
  • Sello Mokono said on September 20, 2013
    I want to start an auto parts and accessories at lephalale town I need to know the procedure.
  • Pradeep kulkarni said on October 16, 2013
    I need to start a two-wheeler auto spare parts retail business. So I want to know how much amount I need to invest for that plz suggest me
  • Thandesh said on October 23, 2013
    Hi, I wanna start auto spare parts of 2/3 wheeler in the outskirts of bangalore. Please let me know how much the investment will cost and all suggestions required.
  • m.syed thurab said on October 26, 2013
    i am syed from chennai, india. i want to start three wheeler and two wheeler spare parts business in small budget can you suggest me and give detail how is the business how much investment i need where i have to purchase in lowest price in chennai give me detail please.
  • David said on November 4, 2013
    Hello, I have scrapie yards in Tokyo japan. We have all kind of Japanese car parts. Please contact us with you order. Ja.vi.d@hotmail.com David
  • Devkant said on November 7, 2013
    hi, my self devkant. i start my two wheeler auto part with repair business in small budget can you suggest me and give detail where i have purchase in lowest price in maharastra and please give me address to where i purchase branded and local spare part
  • RAJKUMAR said on November 8, 2013
    i am from virudhunagar, i am going to start two wheeler spare parts store, i need all kind of two wheeler spares, pls give good supplier address in south tamilnadu or in madurai. my contact no is 9789530893
  • anush kumar said on November 12, 2013
    hi, myself anush from mangalore(karnataka). i want to start 2 and 3 wheeler parts business plz suggest me and give details from where i hv to purchase the parts and how much minimum investment i have to invest. plz suggest me. regards anush
  • mahesh yadav said on November 13, 2013
    Hi, I want to start a 2 wheeler auto spare parts business in my home town hyderabad, Andrapradesh. I haven't any experience in business. I need tips like where to buy spare parts at best price.kindly encourage me
  • NAWAZ AHMED KHATIB said on November 16, 2013
    we have got Volvo spare parts stores in Bangalore India, we got back ground of industry around 28 years. we got hand full of caustamer ,our problem is we are not in position to feed them . because we are not having any financial supporters. we need help in this part.
  • Sipho edward Gae said on November 17, 2013
    I would like to start a motor spare business in khayelitsha, cape town. I would like to know as to how I much one can budget for? and whether or not there is finance for a start up business of this nature. I would like to start this business in the beginning of 2014. I would also want to know as to where one can get quality affordable supply of spares. Thank you.
  • ranadeep said on November 30, 2013
    i want to keep car decors in india (andhrapradesh) with all facilities and even for all cars.. can you please give me the suggestions for that... i am the mechanical engineer
  • wile abasi said on December 2, 2013
    i'm looking for contacts of wholesalers who sale motor parts in south africa and Zimbabwe.
  • suresh said on December 2, 2013
    Hi sir, I want to start a 2 wheeler auto spare parts business in my home town shengottai, tirunelveli district, tamil nadu. I have no experience in business. I need tips like where to buy spare parts at best price. please help me
  • sudhakar said on December 18, 2013
    I want to start a 2/3 wheeler auto spare parts business in my home town hyderabad. I have no experience in business. I need tips like where to buy spare parts at best price. i need all kind of two wheeler spares, pls give good supplier address, what is the margins for retailers. Please send a details if anybody knows. how much will be budget, pls help
  • kalaivanan said on December 28, 2013
    Hi sir, I want to start new two wheeler spare parts shop in my town, am new to this field, kindly help me where i get spare parts in cheap, how much of minimum cost will take to invest in this field, is it profitable business, Sir pls give me more idea to start this shop and how run successful. My town in located in TAMILNADU state , THIRUVANNAMALI dst, VANDAVASI is my town. Sir kindly help me
  • sudarsanan said on January 1, 2014
    Sir, I would like to start a two wheeler spare parts shop in my Area pls help me to find a good all kind of spare supplier. my area Kerala, trivandrum dist My no 91 9037561699 mail Id sudarsansfty@gmail.com
  • Dhanasekar S said on January 5, 2014
    sir, i would like open an two wheeler automobile spare parts shop in my home town(tiruchengode) tamilnadu. please help me in this.
  • TK Ziyane said on January 5, 2014
    i would like to open a spare parts shop around Tzaneen. Please offer help on this.
  • Floyd said on January 6, 2014
    Hi sir, I would like to start a auto spare part shop in south Africa JHB can you give me contacts of suppliers and an estimate of a capital needed to start. Thanks
  • Charles said on January 6, 2014
    I need some advice on how to open an automotive spare shop especially on the products to start up with
  • othichamy.k said on January 8, 2014
    Sir, I would like to start a car spare parts shop in my Area pls help me to find a good all kind of spare supplier. my area tamilnadu, coimbatore dist My no 9698022310, EI othichamymech@gmail.com
  • Arjunan said on January 11, 2014
    Hi, I want to start an auto spare parts business in my home town Chennai, Tamilnadu. India. I haven't got any experience in this business, but doing other business as well. I need a tips like investment, business area, how to get orders ,where to buy genuine (OE) spare parts, etc. Awaiting for your valuable advice.
  • Collin mabilo said on January 13, 2014
    Hi, i want to start an auto spare shop in north cape south Africa and would you advise me which way to follow and how to make contact with the supplier and how much gonna cost
  • obed said on January 13, 2014
    hi I would like to open a motor spare in my area that is in mablehall. as a beginner I would like to know the steps that I must take in order to start and knowing the spares as well
  • Lakhdeep said on January 27, 2014
    I want to start automobile parts business in my city lucknow uttar pradesh pls sir tell me total investment price.....
  • mahamudul hoque said on February 1, 2014
    hi, i want to start make business auto parts. in my city ..chittagong or small town satkania. now i want to know how much money i need. please give suggestion...
  • Faisal said on February 9, 2014
    I want to start two wheeler spare parts store and repairing shop can somebody tell me that from where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is max Rs.10 lacs only need suggestions. thanks
  • dino said on February 13, 2014
    Hi, i would like to start a small spare part shop in cape town, can you please help me, i want to know how much i need, to start with, and what part should i start with
  • dino said on February 13, 2014
    Hi, i would like to open a small zuto part business, how much do i need , and how does it work.
  • santosh kumar said on February 14, 2014
    Hi, I am a fresher and want to start a small manufacturing unit of two wheeler spare parts I am a diploma holder in tool and die making. so plz suggest me how I can start this business and where and how much capital require to start in initial stage.
  • prakasam said on February 14, 2014
    Hi I am a fresher and want to start a small manufacturing unit of two wheeler spare parts .....i dont knw how much money is inverse..? given better idea?
  • Rajesh said on February 14, 2014
    Hi I am Rajesh I am from gowribidnur town chickkaballapur district karnataka. I am trying to start two wheeler automobile shop in my home town and I don't have experience in automobile so how can I start it n wr ll I get training plz help me
  • Gulzar M Khan said on March 1, 2014
    Hi, I am Khan from Sri lanka. I am planing to open a 2 & 3 wheel spare parts shop, and also repair shop under one roof. I don't have any experience in this field. Staff and the business is going to be new. I don't have financial problems. The garage will be quality tools and latest technology. Advertising the business also i can do it. Taking care of employees no problem. Here is my questions. (Spare Part shop)
    When i purchasing parts from different suppliers...
    How do i deal on payments and what are the important steps to follow?.
    I like to put all the goods in a computer system.example qty. coast, selling price, net profit, part numbers. model, balance qty. etc etc..plus employee details salary etc...
    What type of program / software should develop?what are the important things to add on program?
    (2&3 Wheel repair shop)
    What type of employees you need for the above garage on starting?
    Example motorbike mechanic, Three wheel mechanic...Electrician, denting/painting guy?.
    Please help me in this regard, and i will appreciate all your comments /advice. Thanks to all.
  • Umesh Bangadkar said on March 3, 2014
    I want to start own four-wheeler spare part retail shop in wardha- maharashtra-India Please tell me some techniques, please guide me.
  • Muhammad Mouzam said on March 8, 2014
    Hi I wanted to started auto spar part shop In pakistan. I can invest 15000 to 20000 us dollar can I started with LIke this money pls give me good idea. Thanks
  • tirinder.goswami. said on March 11, 2014
    hi i am punjabin zirakpur, punjab, india wanna start two wheeler sparepartsstore can somebody tell me that from where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is max. 2lacs only need suggestions .thanks my contact no is 09815046495,08727047072 kindly encourage me
  • srikanth reddy said on March 12, 2014
    I have a plan to start automobile shop in my city. spares of all four wheeler, so I need good supplier. my city is karimnagar in andhrt Pradesh
  • paramjeet singh said on March 18, 2014
    Motorcycle spare parts and accessories shop in Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. what will be minimum investment
  • paramjeet singh said on March 18, 2014
    minimum investment or a car spare parts and accessories Shop in Haridwar, uttarakhand, India
  • Gururaj said on March 22, 2014
    Hello, I am Gururaj from Hassan district. we (me and my friends) have a plan to start two, three and four wheeler automobile shop in my home town and we are already having engine oil shop. Along with engine oil business we have a plan to add automobile shop business. we don't have experience in automobile parts selling, so please guide us how to start it and how to get to know the good wholesale supplier and/or manufacturer who gives the parts for good price with good quality for retail selling.
  • paramjeet singh said on March 24, 2014
    I wanna start my car spare and accessories store in Haridwar, India. i have a max budget of one lakh INR and have my own Shop, please advise how shall i start this business as early as possible as i am already late to start this business, i am 40 years old ??
  • Syed Musthakeem said on March 31, 2014
    Hi i am Syed, Tamilnadu, India. Am planning to start two wheeler spare parts store can somebody tell me that from where can i start and get the best price supplier and my budget is Max.2lacs only need suggestions .Thanks my contact no is 09791823892 kindly encourage me and guide me Friends
  • Rakshit Shah said on April 8, 2014
    Honda four wheelers spare parts , body parts dealership in india ahmedabad. I am interested dealership please reply me fast , I invest honda dealership my cash
  • wapele raymond selelo said on April 9, 2014
    I am based in Botswana two hundred kms from Gaborone. The town is Mahalapye.
  • Adenaan kamalie said on April 11, 2014
    Hi I am Adenaan, I would like to know how to start a small home automobile accessories shop and where to get the best price supplier
  • Nishant choudhary. said on April 14, 2014
    Hi. sir my self Nishant choudhary. i'd like to open a auto parts showroom in my city. i've no experience in business. my sister have to authorize showroom I.e hound bike n Hyundai cat showroom in same city. so plz help me for open ds store. how much I have to invest n land location. thanks sir, I am waiting for ur valuable suggestion. tnks again..
  • Arshad. ALi. A said on April 18, 2014
    Sir/Madam, I am writing you from Trivandrum Kerala. I am opening a 2wheelers spare parts shop on 25th of this month so i would like to get the contact number and details of supplier like Swiss and Minda at Trivandrum or how can i get there products and i need a list or booklet of your product either a soft copy or a hard copy. Please reply me as early as possible. Given below is my contact number +91-9496-208270, +91-9645-221488 Thanking you in Advance, ARSHAD
  • Daljit said on April 22, 2014
    Sir, I want to start two wheeler spare parts store in Jalandhar Punjab. Pl help me to know amount of investment required other than space, legal documentation, training of workers and stock needs to be kept to ensure customer satisfaction. Thanks
  • mo said on April 27, 2014
    Hello, I want to open a auto parts business in Pakistan. Its worth for long running business and good income please positive reply. Regard Mo
  • KUNHOYI ATHOLI said on April 29, 2014
    i would like to start an auto spare parts manufacturing unit. please get me useful tips.
  • stanley said on May 11, 2014
    please help me, I want to get supplier of auto parts and accessories in north-west province. I'm starting the new auto parts store, with no experience and I have place and registered new company.
  • shashikanth said on May 14, 2014
    Please help....me.. i want to start an Automobile spare parts shop in Mangalore. Kindly give me your valuable advice and good suppliers contact addresses. My budget is 2.5 lacs(MXM).
  • UdayaKumar Kumbathil said on May 16, 2014
    Dear sir, I want to start export from srilanka regarding for 3 wheeler & Heavy vehicles spares & accessories. I kindly request you i want to wholesales & retailers customer contact address and contact no in srilanka.
  • pawan gahlawat said on May 19, 2014
    Hi, I want to start an auto accessories business(specially for Suzuki, Hyundai, Honda) in Delhi, India. Please let me know your inputs from where I can find the auto parts supplier(India/ Thailand/Korea)for the above OEMS. If nay body would like to join me, let me know as well. Regards, Pawan Gahlawat

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