Starting a Textile Business

Textile business is ideal for people who are involved in designing. This kind of business is suited whether you want to cater modern home furnishing or fashion design.

Careful preparations and right knowledge are important in starting textile business.

Starting a textile business requires big amount of investment. That is why if you are thinking to this type of business you should decide the amount of money you can invest. Thus, you should define the value proportion of the kind of business you want to engage. This business is very profitable as there are lots of options available that can help make your business a success. Looking for a feasible location is very important when starting a textile business. You should see to it that the place has enough space and meets the ventilation requirements. The ventilation is necessary because the textiles involve toxic materials as well as dust from the fibers. You should also look for location that has storage space where you can keep the rolls of textiles.

Knowing the Competition

Before you engage in any type of business you should learn about the prevailing competition. It is necessary to be certain about the status of the market so that you will know if it is feasible to start a textile business in your chosen location. Make sure that the location you choose requires hire demand yet less competition. In this way, you can ensure that you can generate big income and huge profit. In addition, you can seek guidance from other business owners who have been in the same industry regarding running the business. You should not think that local companies will give you advice instead you should seek other competitors outside your region. You should not be disappointed because there are lots of entrepreneurs who are willing to guide new beginners.

Low Risk Options

A textile business is a profitable venture yet it also poses risks. In this sense, if you do not have enough funds to invest in starting the business, you can take other options. One of the options is franchising as it is the easy way in starting a new business of your own. The good thing about franchising is that you can start a business under the security and stability of a known brand. You can have exclusive right to sell the textile and obtain profits in just a short period. Likewise, you can compete with other competitors in the industry using the established brand. Nevertheless, you should search for good franchise available and choose the right business opportunity.

To be successful in the textile business you should start right and run the business smoothly. You can do it through proper planning, hard work, good marketing and networking strategy as well as ardent monitoring of finances. As long as you are armed with the right knowledge your business will go a long way.

312 Comments

  • rajeshkumar.s said on June 28, 2011
    I'm a graduate interested in starting a small business regarding textiles shop in chennai. I need the complete details of manufactures lists of jeans. chennai tamilnadu india
  • kanagaraj said on September 19, 2012
    i want to know the manufactures of textiles in THENI & MADURAI. and whole sale textile dealers. Thanks & Regards, S.Kanagaraj.
  • Rafia Rahat said on October 29, 2012
    Hi. i am Rafia from Kanpur, pursuing MBA and want to start a small business of textiles. Please guide me for this and tell me the minimum investment for this business. Rafia Rahat, Kanpur
  • anusankar said on October 29, 2012
    i am interested to start one textile shop in kerala in trivandram so where i get in wholesale dealer in near kerala. help me
  • Bharathi said on November 2, 2012
    I want to start my own small textile showroom in chennai exclusively for Chudidhar, Kurties and Modern Tops. Could you pls help where i get this kind of materials that to in lower cost in chennai.
  • Ramachandran said on November 18, 2012
    I am in chintadripet, chennai, tamil nadu. I want to start textile business. I planned to buy new house with shop. Please guide me in which place I can start and my budget for house is 25 lakhs. Thanks.
  • Bharat said on November 19, 2012
    Me in kolathur, chennai. we have plans to start a textile business in my area. we need bulk goods. where can I purchase those. I am ready with the capital. Just need suggestions and tips to do a successful business.
  • Sara said on November 22, 2012
    I live in Kottiyam(Kollam, Kerala). As I am planning to open a small textile shops, I need somebody like you to guide me from where I can get different dress varieties from online sites within affordable rates. Also, it would be better if you can suggest more varieties of clothes (Indian, Pakistani and other western wears).
  • gopinath said on December 20, 2012
    sir, i want to start fashion accessories shop for men, so i need how to purchase and where lowest price goods. i'm very interested of the business kindly help me.
  • Munir Ahmad said on December 24, 2012
    Hi sir, I am living in dubai i am doing job and my wife is also with me, she is a good designer and she was working for boutique in pakistan. Now she want to start here, what and how should we do?
  • veena said on January 4, 2013
    Dear sir, I wanted to start a small textile business at Kochi, Kerala. I wanted to know the manufactures and wholesale textile dealers list at kerala, koimbatore & chennai
  • Ramesh said on January 4, 2013
    I live in Canada, City Toronto - want some information to start small business, what would be the capital investment required to start the business. thanks
  • Vinod.VK said on January 5, 2013
    Bussiness location is Pathanamthitta Dist Kerala. Scope of business - exclusive textiles shop ( all kind ). I required your guideline in this regards, VInod.V.K
  • mayuri said on January 31, 2013
    Hi, Like everyone else i would also like to start a small business in textile, could you please suggest me what can i start with. I live in Mumbai but would like to set my business in Kolhapur. Thank you!
  • Amer ali said on February 4, 2013
    i didn't started yet but thinking to start the textile business and thinking that is it profitable or not
  • dilip said on February 12, 2013
    Hello Sir, I have 8 years Sales experience. Looking for business opportunity in textiles with low investment amount. I am in Katni district in Madhya Pradesh in india. Pls guide.
  • basker said on February 20, 2013
    sir i am going to start a textile show room in 1200 sqft. please guide me more in all way legal, dress purchase etc.
  • srikanth said on February 24, 2013
    sir, i am srikanth from Hyderabad i would like to start textile mill in Hyderabad. what kind of machinery, What about the investment. Manpower. Please share your value ideas. sreerajporeddi@gmail.com 8500082192
  • K.C. SHYAM SUNDAR said on March 14, 2013
    sir, i am in chennai, i am 24 yrs experience in marketing in textile in chennai and near by districts. now i would like to work as an commission agent for textiles or readymades or hosiary. if any company pl contact.
  • Prem Anand said on March 17, 2013
    I am from chennai. I would like to start textile showroom in chennai. I want to know wholesale dealers in india
  • Rajendran said on March 24, 2013
    I am from Tiruthuraipundi in tamil nadu. I would like to start textile showroom in my place. I want to know wholesale dealers of textile and redymedes in india
  • Thennarasu K said on April 2, 2013
    Hi, I am from chennai. I want to start a small level business in textile. what are the different types of business are there in textile industry, my investment is 1 lakh. Please guide me.
  • Nandakumar said on April 9, 2013
    Hi all, I need to start a small business in textile field. From My area I can collect & supply Kerala Mundu (Kerala Sarees) from manufacturers & can supply woven towels & Lungees. Any one interested in the same field & want to start a business in their area, pls feel free to contact me........ Good Luck & Bless me too.
  • Sujith Nair said on April 13, 2013
    I am from kerala. willing to start small textile shop. let me know the capital required to start textile shop. I required your guidelines , like capital required & of the business. Location - Balussery, Calicut, Kerala.
  • Jaison said on April 16, 2013
    We are a wholesaler ready to sell our products . We deal in garments/ladies wear/asian bridal collections. Those interested can contact us at jjbridalbliss@gmail.com
  • Sujith Nair said on April 17, 2013
    No reply yet . Waiting for your response & guidance. Please some wholesale distributors details to my mail id sujithnair_ak @yahoo.com
  • Kumar said on April 24, 2013
    hai sir my name is Kumar from Kerala Erattupetta. I want to start a small business of textiles. Please guide me for this and tell me the minimum investment for this business and wanted to know the manufactures and wholesale textile dealers list at kerala, koimbator,chennai,thiruppor mumbai and Bangalore.
  • jyothsna said on April 25, 2013
    Hi i am interested in starting a small textile business in hyderabad( which includes designer saress and kurtis. Kindly advise where can i get these stuff in wholesale rate in hyderabad
  • kumar reddy said on June 5, 2013
    hi,i am kumar reddy, i am going to start a wholesale textile business(both mens and ladies all items)in kurnool, AP. please can any one send me textile manufactures or wholesale dealers list and their addresses in south india.
  • shanthi said on June 12, 2013
    Hi i am interested in starting a textile show room in chennai so i need how to purchase and where lowest price goods.sarees,kids readymade all type cloth materials complete details of manufactures lists of . chennai tamilnadu india let me know the capital required to start textile shop. Thanks Regards B.Shanthi
  • Saranyah shetty said on June 23, 2013
    Hi, i am interested to start a wholesale textile showroom in coimbatore so i need a complete details regarding ladies, gents & kids wear (readymades & materials)kindly help us to know the capital required & wholesale dealer in india. Thanks. Saranyah.
  • Anusha Jayakumaran said on June 26, 2013
    Hi i am in chennai. i am planning to start a small textile shop mainly for ladies. So tell me the wholesale retailers in chennai or give me idea whether we can buy in some other states. Pls tell me how much capital required to start a shop in small scale.
  • HARINDRAN NAIR said on June 26, 2013
    I am from Kochi , kerala wishing to start a textile shop or a boutique type of ready made business. I own almost 2000 sq feet ground floor in the city and have capital to invest . I need details of suppliers details from all over india and one who can supply the whole tocks time to time with lower prize.
  • nelson said on July 12, 2013
    i live in Nairobi Kenya. I would like to start a textile company in Kenya that manufactures high quality textiles in stead of the cheap very poor quality that Is dumped in our country from asian and the Arabian market. kindly help
  • Busari Mohammed said on July 12, 2013
    I live in Abuja, Nigeria i wanna start up a textile material business, Am highly creative, please how can i get it started please and where can i get the best textile in the world?
  • Suresh said on July 16, 2013
    Hi Sir, I have shop in my home town and know i planed to open a textile showroom. Can you guide me where to purchase materials for Ladies and Kids wear.
  • venkat said on July 18, 2013
    I want to start a retail shop in readymades at chennai which location is best to start ? And how much i want to invest? please guide for me
  • Vel said on July 27, 2013
    I am working on opening a textile shop at Pondicherry. I want to get knowledge about identifying the good suppliers supplying quality materials at affordable cost. Kindly help
  • Moorthy said on July 30, 2013
    I am from chennai i want to start a textile business in chennai how much i want to invest please help me. Thank you.
  • subhashini k said on August 3, 2013
    I am living in chennai, planning to start a showroom with branded items. Please provide the detailed planning and strategy for the same.
  • mohan said on August 4, 2013
    My name is mohan i would like to start a small textile company..And how much i want to invest? please guide for me
  • ramya said on August 13, 2013
    Hi i'm located @coimbatore, planning to start a textile boutique.Kindly guide me how to get the salwars from the manufacturers. Even like brands of shree ganesh, kalapee, kalakruti, sanskruti, etc., I couldn't get in manufacturer rate. I am the first to this textile industry from my family. Kindly any experts can guide me pls
  • Anandh said on August 18, 2013
    Good morning sir My name is R.Anandh from Tiruvarur I like to start Textile showroom How much amount start in show room business guide with me R.Anandh .
  • P.Rajendran said on August 21, 2013
    I am planned to start textile retail shop in Tirthuraipundi small town. Can I get some ideas and list branded items and suppliers. Thanks
  • nirmala said on August 25, 2013
    hello m from surat, gujarat..the textile hub of india..if anyone would like to buy dress materials., sarees, kurtas..etc..at wholesale price directly from manufacturers..kindly contact me..m a wholesaler frm surat.assure u to provide best quality fabrics at competitive rates email at mohan@sabarienterprises.in
  • HASH said on September 3, 2013
    Am from kannur. I would like to start new textile showroom in kannur. Can i get some ideas and list of good suppliers
  • nithya said on September 17, 2013
    Hello sir ! I want to b run a full and fully ladies textile shop. how much of investment I need and where I purchase a qualified products in low cost? pls send the wholesale dealers details for near.am in villupuram district. kallakurichi
  • sarith said on September 19, 2013
    Hello, I would like to start an small scale mens garments shop. Please let me know expected capital and other legal information
  • pradeep reghunath said on September 21, 2013
    am from kollam i would like to start a new textile shop in kollam. can i get some ideas and list of good suppliers. can u guide me how to start a textile shop. thank you sir..
  • Saravana said on September 22, 2013
    Hi all i am doing wholesale ladies night wear business in chennai. Any one would like to purchase material mail me sscollections.chennai@yahoo.com
  • nisha binu said on October 12, 2013
    sir, i am a house wife. i want to open a small textile showroom in ernakulam district. please give proper guidance.
  • H. D. SAKUNDE said on October 19, 2013
    Hello people, my name is Hanumant Sakunde, Since past 20years I am running a Textile business (Deep Laxmi Textiles) in Kalbadevi, Mumbai-2 near MJ market, I supply wholesale material in bulks for Garments of Ladies dress i.e Chudidar, chaniya-choli & few other types of Ladies traditional wear. If you want end to end Business in this field so kindly contact me on- +917588636482/9867254085. nitin.sakunde@gmail.com. Thank you!!
  • ganesan said on October 21, 2013
    Hi, i have plans to start the medium size textile showroom. pls give u r guidance. thanks
  • pratulya said on October 25, 2013
    Hi Sir my name is pratulya from chennai. I want start a small textiles business. i want Textile manufacturer & Whole sale dealer list and contact details.
  • Mallesh said on October 26, 2013
    Hi , Myself Mallesh , I am a textile engineer in Pune , I want to start a small garment unit , please guide us & give some ideas
  • Sumi shibu said on October 27, 2013
    Dear sir, I wanted to start a small textile business at thodupuzha, Idukki(dt Kerala. please guide me for this and tell me the minimum investment for this business and wanted to know the manufactures and wholesale textile dealers list at kerala koimbator Chennai Bangalore.
  • Sumi shibu said on October 28, 2013
    Sir, I am a graduate. i want to start small textile shop in idukki district, ashoka. please give proper guidance.
  • RAJA said on October 31, 2013
    Hi Sir, I planed to open a textile showroom. Can you guide me where to purchase materials for Ladies and Kids wear.
  • umer khan said on November 7, 2013
    opening a textile showroom is simple. u need to have knowledge on latest trends and economic state of the locality... i'm a manufacturer/wholesaler in shirts and trousers for men in Chennai and making substantial profits by God's grace... u can wats app me at 880 741 7360 or call me at 979 111 9399 .. I shall be glad to help anybody on this... :))
  • Mahith Mohan said on November 9, 2013
    Sir, I am a bcom student I would like to start a well known silk saree showroom at kottiyam, kollam. Will you please send me the details of institutions providing financial assistance for setting up such a business
  • nirmala devi said on November 21, 2013
    Hi, I am planing to start a small textile unit with kurtha , kurthis , bottoms . kindly provide me the information on wholesale dealers in nearby locations and current trends
  • jaison thomas said on November 25, 2013
    Sir, like to start innerware sales in. lower investment wholesale and retail. can U please guide me the market were can I get materials
  • Banyana said on November 26, 2013
    Hi! I am planning to start a small textile business in Botswana (Gaborone)May you please provide me with companies that manufacture and sell industrial machines.
  • Banyana said on November 26, 2013
    I am interested in starting with uniforms (school, cleaning, security), t-shirts and track suits. Which machines are suitable for those?
  • shabab 9633 90 81 70 said on November 28, 2013
    Thinking to start wall paper home designing business and direct me with the procedures I should follow if I go to import from china..
  • NILESH said on December 1, 2013
    hi sir, I am Bechlor engineer in instrumentation & control with 5 year industrial experience, I want to start a small scale business in textile, Suggest me..
  • Nirmal Kumar G said on December 2, 2013
    Hi, This Is Nirmal from chennai, Am Pursuing MBA (IB), I would like to Start a Textile business. Now Am with Zero Capital, What would be the basic Capital to start it? Can you send me the the Wholesale dealer list.
  • P.VIVEK said on December 3, 2013
    sir i need low budget showroom ,please guide me if its possible or not
  • Chandana said on December 8, 2013
    Hi I am from kurnool I want to start designer ware so I want details of industries where different types of clothes laces whatever want to design sarees. I want the details of India's factories where different clothes are manufacturing with very low cost
  • Manjula Devi P said on December 8, 2013
    Hi, I am dealing with Designer Wear Collections and supplying to shops, boutiques and home based textile retailers. Our collections include Embroidery dress material, Printed cotton dress material, Fancy salwar suits, Designer Wear collections and many more. If interested, kindly reach us at +91 97310 97996 or mail to prettyopretty@live.com.
  • rajesh said on December 14, 2013
    hi, i am rajesh plz kindly inform me about rules for starting a textiles shop(procedure)and about labouretc.
  • Arshiya said on December 17, 2013
    Kindly give me information on any government procedures to start a textile showroom. Also need information on suppliers to buy price tags, carry bags etc. I am in process of opening the showroom in Chennai in Jan 3014.
  • Mohan T said on December 18, 2013
    I want to start my own small textile shop in MC Road, washermenpet, chennai exclusively for Fancy sarees, Chudidhar, Kurties and Modern Tops. Could you pls help where i get this kind of materials that to in lower cost in chennai or some other place in india like surat.
  • Mohan T said on December 18, 2013
    Kindly give your suggestion. Please send wholesale or Manufacturers details to my mail id.
  • Vivek said on December 23, 2013
    Hi am salem. I am starting small textile mens show room. pls how to star legal procedure and (manufacture, wholesaler detail list). your grate experience advice pls.
  • Sujatha said on December 26, 2013
    Hi! i'm sujatha from nagercoil. i'm interested in textile business. i would like to open a textile showroom for ladies. can u suggest me the purchasing details. thanks..
  • Rajeev. N said on January 2, 2014
    I wish to start a small unit for making ladies garments like under skertan, nighties etc. so please help and suggest me to purchase the cloth materials in wholesale rates.
  • harish said on January 2, 2014
    hi I'm harish from Chennai I like to start a textile shop in Chennai ambature. I need to know how much money I need to invest. so pl help ..
  • shaijal babu kp said on January 4, 2014
    sir, i like to start a small business. In any field. I'm ready to hard work. Which field is better. I've no experience. Pls give me better opportunity in kochi, india. I'm a graduate also.
  • Sony Decruce said on January 18, 2014
    Sir, i like to start a small textile shop. I am ready to handwork. I have no experience. please give me details about registration, cost, tax and more details. I think to start showroom at kottayam, puthupally. please help me.
  • nathaniel said on January 31, 2014
    I want to start small textile show room. Plz guide me how to get authorized registration for small scale business and guide me where i can find dealers in india. Thank you
  • shruthi nair said on February 3, 2014
    i wish to start a small unit of textile for ladies and kids at Coorg Karnataka. so plz suggest me that from where to purchase good garments better to purchase from Kerala or Banglore. Plz suggest me soon........
  • ashwani janghel said on February 4, 2014
    hi sir want to start large amount of textiles business. i am from bhilai C.G. plz tell me where is minimum rate to purchase in india. and what is the strategies to start textiles showroom
  • SYAM.A said on February 7, 2014
    Sir; My Name Is SYAM I Like To Start Means Wear Textiles Business. I Have No Experience In This field. Please Give The Details About Minimum Investment, Registration,Tax,&More Details(manufacturers, Wholesalers At Kerala, Koimbator, Chennai, Bangloor.) Location: Alappuzha City (Kerala). Thank You
  • prasanth said on February 10, 2014
    Sir, i want to start textile show room for ladies. please suggest name for ladies corner..
  • Sujith said on February 19, 2014
    Sir I want to start a textile business in Andhra Pradesh can u guide me the Investment required for Machinery and their availability at Hire and the raw materials required for it
  • siddhartha k r said on February 25, 2014
    Sir, this is SIDDHARTHA K R I want some information about textile retail shop license in bangalore, how to get license?
  • Abdul said on March 1, 2014
    Hi, Currently i am doing my MBA, would like to start textile business in chennai. I am from tirupur, here i have contact with some textile manufacturing companies like t-shirt, vests, briefs, lowers. Which type of shops should i focus initially in chennai? how to approach them in best way?... How can i make myself to prepare?
  • Renjith Raju said on March 21, 2014
    am interested to start a small textile shop at pathanamthitta district in kerala state. plz help me to get the wholesale dealers list. and what are the legal procedures to start. also plz give me an idea about the initial investment
  • loganathan.M said on March 28, 2014
    I am going to start textile shop in vellore.....only for men's clothing for this where i get the quality products in wholesale. Please give good result and how investment it required for that
  • rajesh said on April 2, 2014
    I am interested to start textile shop in small level. but where to buy in wholesale. Kindly give your suggestion. Please send wholesale or Manufacturers details to my mail id.
  • krishna said on April 5, 2014
    I would like to start a textiles in palakkad kerala, how much investment is required for that and where i get the wholesale dealer? what will be the legal procedure.
  • simmi said on April 24, 2014
    I am interested to start a small textile shop at kannur district in kerala state .only women cloth, where i get the quality products in wholesale. how much investment is required initially?
  • sindhu said on April 28, 2014
    hi i want to start textile industry that means manufacturing of clothes... so how can i start this and what are the needs and it is not very big one and what would be the investment in visakhapatnam.....
  • CA Umashankar said on April 28, 2014
    For any kind of business registrations or setting up manufacturing plants, you need to register yourself with local authority as a proprietor, partnership deed or a Pvt ltd company. Kindly mail for further requirements. causa@rediffmail.com
  • Edgar said on May 6, 2014
    i want to start wholesale supplier for ladies garments need suppliers in madura area
  • karmik said on May 7, 2014
    i want to set up my textile dress business online. Guide me in establishing it properly
  • Ganesan.S said on May 8, 2014
    Dear sir/mam, we are supplying complete collections for retail stores who wants to start retail business for men / women / kids wear ranges. price list will be provided upon request thru mail with min order qty.(branded & nonbranded). contact 08098227312 chennai
  • Ganesan.S said on May 8, 2014
    Dear all, we are in need silent business investor for 18-24% per annum which can be payable monthly(1.5%-2%)against investments. if anyone interested pl.contact thru multiproducts7@gmail.com. Ganesan 08098227312 chennai
  • John said on May 13, 2014
    Good Morning Sir/madam. I would like to start men’s wear textile showroom with all branded items (Lee, Levis, Basics, Arrow, LP, Nike, Peter England etc.)in Nagercoil at Kanyakumari Dist. My question is that can I sell all the branded items in one showroom? Please give a advice as soon as possible. Regards, John

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