Starting an Online Handbag Store

Handbags is one of the things women loves. If you are a women or somebody who love handbags and thinking of owning your own business then starting an online handbag store may the kind of business for you.

Many people love bags especially women. It creates a fashion statement. Starting your own business is something almost all of us want to do and if you are somebody who loves handbags then you can consider this business. Aside from the fact that you love what you’re doing you will be your own boss and would be working at your own time and phase.

How do you start your own online handbag store? How will you create your own website? Start by browsing the net. As a start, you can tie up with the more established web stores like eBay or HSN. Your local government or state site is also feasible to tie up with. If you are techie enough to create your own website then it is an advantage for your. If not, but you have the budget, you can hire a professional web designer to create your online store for you. Be sure that your online store will be easy to navigate for your customers to enjoy viewing your online store. You will just need to be specific with what you want and leave everything to your web designer.

Where will you get the products you want to be available in your online store? Do you create and manufacture them? Do you purchase from manufacturers of handbags? It is best to concentrate with a specific product rather than those large sellers who sell variety or almost all kinds of products. You will have the edge over them since you are specific with your product line. If you know how to sketch then you can consider doing your own designs of handbags and manufacture them as well. You can also outsource the manufacturing of your handbags. Another way is to look for manufacturers of bags or wholesalers of handbags and order from them the products you would want to be available in your online store. Keep posted with what are the latest designs of handbags and make them available in your online store.

How much capital do will you need to produce to start-up your online store? This is one of the most crucial parts in any business endeavor. Good for you can start your handbag online store on your own. If not you can borrow money from family and friends. You can also apply for a loan from in a bank or a lending institution that offers a low interest rate.

Will you need to apply for licenses and permits if you do online business? In any business venture it is so important to legalize your business. You wouldn’t want to have trouble with your state and pay your duties and taxes yearly to avoid issues with the IRS.


  • josephine said on July 20, 2011
    i would like to start an online handbag business i dont know where to start and what to do, and most of it all how much will it cost me.
  • Tammy said on February 13, 2012
    I have 4 styles of purses that I have designed and I am looking for a store to place them in to sell.
  • Keysha said on June 12, 2012
    I am working on a start up handbag business and I am looking for designers. I am looking for at least one designer with experience and thorough knowledge of the industry. Note: this is a start up. I am open to a business partner agreement.
  • Salim Khan said on August 1, 2012
    Hi Keysha. Myself Salim Khan from India. I'm a handbag sketcher with colorful art (computerised) and designs the purses, clutches, handbags, Totes, Trapezoid etc. Pls shake hand with me to help your newly launched business. Just take me as you partner in your company and send me your requirement and terms & conditions to my E-mail Id. I'm ready to work with you. But you have to make a promise to me that you should be honest and true to our work. There shouldn't be any kind of fraud. Immediate mail me for your response in the fovour of me.
  • Martin Jairus said on May 20, 2016
    Good morning, Am Jairus Martin, i want to do online business dealing with hand bags. I am looking for genuine business network and connection; I Dont know how to go about it and how to order for my stock. Please advice
  • Omojoy said on November 14, 2018
    Hello @Salim Khan, I am looking for a bag designer and would love to know your conditions in designing ladies handbags.


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