Steps To Start a Kids Clothing Store

If you are planning to start a kids clothing store, you must know the right steps to start up. With this article, you will be able to know what you need to do to start up successfully.

For you to start a child clothing store - love for kids is very important and of course you must have a fashion sense.

But then again, you must also bear in mind that it takes a lot to successfully start up and run the business. Putting up a business needs time, effort, hard work, finances, business plan, patience and a lot more. But of course, with the help of will and determination, you will be able to fulfill your dream of opening a child clothing store.

To effectively open and run a kid clothing business, experience in this field is a must. Of course, you must know the basics and have the understanding on how the business works in order for you not to have a hard time in opening the business. If you have worked in clothing store before or you have worked with a designer or manufacturer of children’s clothing, good for you since you have the experience and skill that can help you in starting up this business. If you do not have the experience, you must take time to do your research and learn on how this business works.

There are lots of different kinds of children clothing like t shirts, shorts, pants, and many others. So you have to decide on what kind will you be selling in your store. If you can do your own design, you can sell your own design. Other option is by selling clothes that are designed by others. There are brand new and used clothes, so decide which you will be selling in your store. You can go with high-end clothing or you can go with affordable ones. You have to take time in deciding what to sell.

Location is important, it play vital role for your business. Look for the right location, a location that can help you obtain lots of income. If you will be selling high end clothing, you must go with a great and accessible area such as mall and so on. And also, you must decide if you will purchase or lease the location.

If you wish to apply for a loan or business grant, you have to make sure that you have a great business plan. You can get free business templates with the help of the internet. Take little of your time researching for the right business plan for your desired business.

Financing is important. So, you have to obtain one. You can apply for a loan or borrow from family, relatives or friends. Another option is using your very own savings to have enough funds for your child clothing store.
Purchase inventory, you have to see to it that you have enough inventory on your store in order to attract buyers and to catch their interests.

Secure all the important licenses and legal obligation that can free you from any problem in the long run. And of course, do not forget to advertise your child clothing business. You can post ads on your local newspaper or radio. Giving out flyers can be a help as well.


  • vijay shree prasanna said on January 20, 2010
    karnataka. bangalore., srirampuarm -21. door delivery is also avlb., kids wear and saree materials.
  • Chong said on March 11, 2010
    how can i open a kids' clothing store in Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Mac said on June 15, 2010
    Hi, I need to start a baby/kid accessories store can some one guide on where to buy the products
  • Simisola Sanya said on August 4, 2010
    Hi, i will like to start a baby clothing and accessories mobile business in Lagos Nigeria, can i get some guides on where to buy the products. thanks simisola
  • patience otaigbe said on August 7, 2010
    i need a idea on how to set up the interior planning and design of a kiddies shop.
  • cynthia said on August 30, 2010
    hi!i need your help on how to start a lovely store for kids, where you can find everything from cloths to shoes, toys, etc... i live in Rwanda-kigali. I live in Kigali, Rwanda
  • Priscilla Izally said on October 20, 2010
    Hi I definitely need to open a kiddies boutique in East London. I love children and like to dress my own kids up, unfortunately I can never get the suitable outfit in East London. Please advise
  • Bunmi said on October 24, 2010
    I would like to open a kids clothing store in Ashburn, VA. I need info on how to obtain capital, inventory and start ups costs.
  • ify said on December 29, 2010
    I wld like to open a kiddies clothing store, i need info on where to get products for basically kids, i live in Lagos, Nigeria
  • Suwaneetha said on January 3, 2011
    Hi, I'm planning to open a kids clothes store in colombo sri lanka, i need info on where to get the clothes.
  • sindhu said on January 7, 2011
    Hi,i'm planning to open a ladies and kids clothing store in tamil nadu,india. i need info on where to get products for basically women,teenage girls and kids. how can i contact them? how to do my business profitable?
  • eva rios said on January 15, 2011
    hi, me and boyfriend planning to open a kid store in brooklyn a different kid store a need very nice clothes a have clothes from p.r i need a nice manufacture
  • funke said on February 10, 2011
    hi i need to open a kids store mainly clothing from 0age to 12yrs and maternity wears in oyo town, oyo state nigeria.i need info where to get them,how to contact them and how do i make profit?thanks
  • Courtney said on March 7, 2011
    Hi, me and my boyfriend are planning on opening a kids clothing store in Charleston, SC with the latest name brand clothing and was wondering how would i go about finding a good distributor? thanks
  • seeds said on March 23, 2011
    I have a baby/kids/women's clothing store in Bali, Indonesia. I design and produce organic knit cotton and woven clothing which is available for wholesale. Thanks
  • KEVIN said on April 3, 2011
    I am currently located in China, those interested in buying stuff from China can get in touch with me at
  • margaret said on May 14, 2011
    hi i am currently in the uk wondering how to find childrens cloth, please help.
  • samero said on May 25, 2011
    Hi i am into kiddies wears.i reside in lagos nigeria contact me
  • vincent armstrong said on May 28, 2011
    i am planing to start kiddies and babies wear and toys in Enugu state in nigeria contact me
  • bukky said on July 9, 2011
    Hi, i'm planning a kiddies store in Lagos, Nigeria and need info on getting wholesale deals on all kiddies items from clothing, shoes, games etc. Help plss.
  • skumar said on July 17, 2011
    Hi, I need to start a Just Born baby/kid accessories store(Including games, Toys, Tri-cycles, Infant clothes etc) can some one guide on where to buy the products? Do we have any list available for the Items. Location: Nandyal, Kurnool Dist, Andhra Pradesh, India, Bellary, Karnataka, India
  • babybliss said on August 19, 2011
    Hello,We wholesale occasion children clothes and accessories suitable for weddings, birthdays, school parties and anniversaries. We have in stock ball dresses from the USA. We are based in Lagos, Nigeria.You can send us an email at for options. Thank you
  • Gosa said on August 25, 2011
    hi,i would like to start a clothing shop for kids up to 12years of age in Gaborone Botswana,i would like to know where to get high quality clothes
  • Funmi said on September 16, 2011
    LAGOS, NIGERIA: I need information on a company/companies selling wholesale Children's clothes and accessories outside Nigeria- country, city and name of company.
  • nawami/kor said on November 28, 2011
    Hello,I am sawing infant dresses and c/sheets and p/cases cases. I have few stocks at the moment with me, and children's dresses as samples. If there are any buyers. pls cont(I am doing my own designes)
  • abdullah lukman said on January 13, 2012
    I want to open a kids wear store in the northern nigeria,pls can u send me a kids wear store business plan and where to get the goods from at wholesales price
  • Deepti said on January 17, 2012
    I want to open new born and kids wear shop in Mumbai ...Dombivili (Thane District) area .Can u help me in making business plan and from where to purchase goods at wholesale price??email on
  • Baby me said on January 30, 2012
    Hi, I love kids and love dressing them up a lot and thats why i want to start up a kids' clothing store! I am in Uganda and I am very interested in suppliers from the UK! Any advice?
  • girls go for it said on February 21, 2012
    I am from Central New Jersey,USA. I would like to open a store or online store (if money is the problem) with the latest in teenagers (12-20yrs old). Hope someone can help me with ideas or solutions or better yet business plan.thanks
  • Naveen said on March 18, 2012
    I decided to start up kids and women clothing and other kids products/materials in Bangalore in commercial space of 1000 Sqft. Looking for all line of products with contact details. Pl contact me on my mail ID
  • Nobi said on March 23, 2012
    I want to open a shop in india (kottayam, kerala) pls. help me to set up a plan and where to purchase the goods at whole sale price and what type of goods are suitable for this location.
  • Roseline Jasper said on May 14, 2012
    I'm planning to open a baby shop with toys, dresses & accessories in Porur, Chennai, TamilNadu. I want to know from where the materials can be bought in bulk.
  • Robinah said on June 16, 2012
    I am a ugandan lady who loves kids very much and i want to start up a baby store. I need advice on how i can handle my business for s long time with out collapsing or closure. Thank you.
  • priyanka said on July 5, 2012
    hi, i'm planing to start kid's dress supplying , also i have some samples looking for the business opportunity. is any clarification pls mail to me.
  • Harish Maheshwari said on July 12, 2012
    I am planning to set up a kids store with cloths, toys & accessories in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan. Where can I buy the items from? All premium quality
  • edith said on July 12, 2012
    will like to set up kids store for clothes, shoes, in nigeria, pls put me through.
  • yemi said on July 18, 2012
    I want to start a kids store in Abuja Nigeria ranging from clothes to shoes,stroller etc please put me through
  • fah neply ogechi said on August 1, 2012
    I want to start selling children clothing but I dont know location where portharcourt or Lagos
  • Aity said on August 7, 2012
    Pls i want to start up a kiddies retail shop in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria. I need help on how and where to acquire quality goods in affordable price
  • Amelda Briggs said on August 12, 2012
    I want to start kiddies shop in port harcourt and I need where to get qualities from.
  • satheesh pachamuthu said on August 26, 2012
    Hai good evening. Me and my friend planned to start a just born baby shop in Tiruchengodu ,Namakkal district, tamilnadu. kindly guide us.
  • NALUMANSI REHEMAH said on September 5, 2012
  • david said on September 13, 2012
    I am planning to set up a kids & mom shop with cloths, toys & accessories in Goa, Where can I buy the items from? All premium quality Regards, Dav. email :
  • murugan said on September 14, 2012
    hi, i am planning to start a kids clothing store in my hometown in vellore district tamilnadu, i am expecting your guidance according to that like where to buy clothes and any legal licenses required for that and what are the documents needed. thanks.
  • Amosk said on September 27, 2012
    I want to start a kids shop in Kenya, Kitale town. I have researched extensively on the business, i would kindly request a sample business plan that i can present to the bank so as to get financing.
  • Mohammed Ali said on October 8, 2012
    I need to Start a Kids Clothing Store, tell me the right person to contact.
  • felix said on October 11, 2012
    Hi am planning to start babies & children store in nigeria, please kindly send me a sample business plan so as to get finance from bank.
  • Benedicta said on October 11, 2012
    Hi am planning to start a clothing line store(Boutique)business for adult in nigeria, i would be grateful if you can send me a sample business plan so as to get a load from bank. Thanks
  • Anukesh said on October 22, 2012
    I'm planning on opening a store to sell children wears, shoes, school bags and babies items in ogun state, nigeria.
  • sanjay said on October 25, 2012
    To Naveen(Sl.No.30)- It's regarding your inquiry to open a store for kids & women garment store at the best location in Bangalore. You can contact 9945450889 for a good deal with a full fledged set-up store.
  • naji joseph said on November 10, 2012
    I would like to start kids wear shop in kerala india, how will you get license? and where i can buy quality cloths, and if buying clothes from other states what documents required. thanks & regards Naji joseph
  • shylaja m said on November 11, 2012
    hi, i am planning to start a kids clothing store in my hometown in Sircilla, Karimnagar Dist. Andhra Pradesh, i am expecting your guidance according to that like where to buy clothes, toys/vendors and any legal licenses required for that and what are the documents needed. thanks
  • Anurag said on November 15, 2012
    Hi I am planning to start a Kids Toys & Garments shop in Bangalore. Please suggest how to start? Any tips or suggestions will be appreciated.
  • ak baid said on November 21, 2012
    We would supply baby clothes, specially girls wear frocks and night wear with floral prints.
  • Danielle Johnson said on January 2, 2013
    Hi I live in the north east of england. I am looking into opening my own pop up kids clothing. I am thinking of popping up at toddler groups, Malls, coffee morning's, home party's and local markets. I want to sell childrens good quality, affordable and very fashionable. There is a huge gap in the market for tjois in the north east but just can't find a good supplier. Your help would be appreciated.
  • motun said on January 14, 2013
    hi. i am planning ton open a kid store on nigeria. please how do i go about it and where can i get my stock.
  • wammo said on January 22, 2013
    I live jos nigeria and I don't know where to buy wholesale us and uk baby clothes to stock my store
  • zinnyLV said on January 22, 2013
    hi i live in Jos Nigeria i want to start children gift shop. please what kind of gift can i buy in bulk and sell because i want to add different types of gift in a packet and sell mostly for birthdays, funfair etc SECONDLY WHAT NAME CAN I USE for my brand please kindly email me
  • agbi dorah said on January 31, 2013
    Pls I want to open a store to sell childrens clothes from age 0-12 and also toys shoes. But I don't know how to get a good supplier. With good quality, can u help me pls. Auchi , edo state , nigeria
  • Ku Ogu said on February 6, 2013
    I will love to start kids wears business. I need information on where i can obtain a start up capital and where i can get it in wholesales price in UK and US. Am in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • iguenre said on February 11, 2013
    Hi. I want to start a baby clothing line. I want to sew them myself for now. Pls where can I find cotton and other lovely fabrics with fun, beautiful designs to buy in lagos? Am in lagos, Nigeria
  • geetha said on February 19, 2013
    hi i'm planning to open a baby showroom like dresses, toys, pottys n accessories in india home town dharmapuri pls give a idea where i can get this.
  • Angela said on February 28, 2013
    We are in the UK selling first grade fairly used kids clothing and shoes, some of them still with tags. You can email me on for more information.
  • temmy said on March 8, 2013
    Hi, I base in Ogun State Nigeria. Am into a boutique biz,mainly : kiddies wear,adult wears male n female,and women's bags. Am looking for U.K,U.S.,or China suppliers. You can call me on: 08107272385. Or Email: Thanks in advance!!!
  • Miracle said on March 21, 2013
    Hi, Miracle here I am into childrens wear clothing if interested contact me so I can share some of my items at a very affordable price. for as low as 2$ for bulk order yet mall quality items.
  • mimi said on March 27, 2013
    Hi, i would like to start a baby shop but want my things from turkey or india.can i do shopping online.i live in delta state Nigeria
  • oluwatoyin said on April 8, 2013
    I will like 2 open A kids shop ware 4rm 0 to teen @ ogun state Nigeria & I don't know how go about it and I need A good website to get my goods from @ cheaper price.
  • Rita said on April 14, 2013
    Hi, I'm planning 2 open kiddies store where i can sell clothes, shoes, toys. where do i buy this things at affordable wholesale prices? I live in Portharcourt, Nigeria.
  • qualityne said on April 17, 2013
    Hi, I will like to buy wholesale baby clothes to start up a baby wear business in my town Lagos State, Nigeria.
  • karen miller said on April 17, 2013
    Hi, I am living in Jamaica would like to open a children clothes, toys. etc. Everything children. How do I get wholesale goods to stock up my store? I Jamaica?
  • Rema said on April 23, 2013
    Hi, i'm from Malaysia, would like to start up business on kids clothing. Looking for supplier from china or thailand. Please email me at
  • Eloise said on April 30, 2013
    Hi, i am looking for kids clothing suppliers in and around China. i want to open a store in South Africa.
  • sarah classique said on May 14, 2013
    hi, i want 2 start a baby/children wears, toys, accessories and plates/cutleries store in epe lagos state, nigeria. i need pictures of the interior design, where to get the necessary display rails, shelf and other equipment. i need where i can get wholesale of d products, how to contact them.
  • Zamri Annuar said on May 21, 2013
    Hi, i am looking for kids/adults branded clothing & toys, accessories suppliers in Malaysia and around China with cheaper price. I want to open a store in Penang, Malaysia. Pls reply me ASAP. tks
  • ibeleye fiberesima said on May 26, 2013
    Hello, I want to open a kids shop in Abuja Nigeria, comprising of clothes, shoes toys and accessories, suppliers in turkey and china of US and UK standard, with reduced price. Please advice.
  • Namita agrawal said on May 28, 2013
    I want to open a kids store in Nagpur vardhaman nagar area(India). I don't have much knowledge about suppliers. so can u guide me how to contact local and importers.
  • Rajarao said on June 8, 2013
    Hi, I started clothes selling(provision store) in ap, i want to buy bulk clothes in bangalore like all type of clothes for women, men, kids. which area and which shop i can get cheapest rates. Please provide details for whole sale suppliers as well as importers. Regards & Thanks. K.Rajarao
  • daisy said on June 13, 2013
    i would like to start up a kids store(selling clothes and shoes)please advise where i can access these products. location is Kampala-uganda.
  • Bimbilat said on August 2, 2013
    i am from Lagos. i intend opening a large shop to sell mainly baby clothing, shoes, shawls, etc. i expect your response pls.
  • prasanth priyavrathan said on August 14, 2013
    Sir, i am planing to start a baby/kids show room in kerala. the show room contain childs age limit of 0-10, boys & girls all necessary things like cloths, footwears, cosmetics, study materials etc. For starting these kind of shop what r the legal procedures? From where i get economic & good quality products.
  • Elizabeth Ekhator said on August 20, 2013
    Hi, i from Benin i intend opening kids shop with baby clothing & toys, shoes, accessories suppliers in Benin by Oct this year, need ur comment on steps i should take
  • Tee said on August 28, 2013
    Hi, I'm a Children Wears Wholesale Supplier based in the US and supply various clients in Nigeria and elsewhere. We also supply women's bags per request. If you are looking for a wholesale US supplier for high quality products at extraordinarily great prices, please contact me at
  • lalit said on September 6, 2013
    Hi , I am opening a kids clothes and accessory store(0-9) in: dehradun, uttrakhund, india. can any one please help me in getting good stuff.
  • Tweenky Stuff said on September 11, 2013
    Hi, I have my online shop for baby, toddler and kids items, you can visit my Facebook account, i have a lot of good stuffs. I also wanted to put it in Actual Store, but still looking for finances to support and start for it. I hope there is someone could help me out there....
  • suraj huidrom said on September 16, 2013
    Sir i would like to open a new store in my city imphal manipur i have own land i need your help
  • KAILASH ADWANI said on September 21, 2013
  • Tolu said on September 23, 2013
    Hello everyone, Please I want to set up a Kiddies all they need business from clothing to feeding etc , I would appreciate if I can get a link to where I can purchase wholesale and genuine connections please email thank you
  • Prasad said on September 26, 2013
    Hi i am running a clothing shop in yelhanka can i know where can i get in Bangalore the export surplus stock of kids pls let me know if anyone pls mail the details that where can i get .thanks
  • Ronela Gopalkrishnan said on September 26, 2013
    Hi, we are from the Philippines in case you will be interested of wholesale kids clothes we are direct from factories. Email us @
  • mpho arnold mooketsi said on October 4, 2013
    Hello everyone, Please I want to set up a Kiddies shop all I need is clothing to feed in my shop etc , I would appreciate if I can get a link to where I can purchase wholesale and genuine connections please email me @
  • odibo said on October 6, 2013
    i live in warri , delta state, i need a wholesaler of children clothings in lagos. that is sincere to deliver at my door step. deal on turkey/China clothes
  • Vivian Udeagwu said on November 7, 2013
    Hello everyone, Please I want to set up a Kiddies, and adult wears shop all I need is clothing and children wears and accessories to feed in my shop etc , I would appreciate if I can get a link to where I can purchase on wholesale and genuine connections please email me
  • Djaf said on November 7, 2013
    Hi Miracle (Sl No:65), I would like to know more about your kids wear collection, price details, designs, material used and quality of work done. I run a kids shop in kerala and planning expand my shop with surplus goods.
  • Djaf said on November 7, 2013
    Hi ak baid (Sl.No: 54) Shall I know more details about your kids and girls dress materials?
  • Djaf said on November 7, 2013
    Hi, I need surplus kids wear collections for my shop in kerala. I would prefer cotton materials with attractive patterns and prints. Quality will be of prior importance. Would maintain long term business relation if I am satisfied with the collection, varieties and quality. Anyone who can help me please contact me at
  • May said on November 19, 2013
    Hi. I need to purchase Baby and kids accessories in China. Can anyone advice of the places i need to visit.
  • Mary said on November 19, 2013
    Hi Dear, you are doing a great job here, I want to start a baby clothing line of business. I want to sew them myself for now. Pls where can I find cotton and other lovely fabrics with beautiful designs for kiddies to buy, I reside in Portharcourt, Nigeria
  • Binu Buvaria said on November 29, 2013
    Hi, I am into wholesale of export surplus brands kids garments. Located in kolkata india. Mail me if anyone interested.
  • Balogun anthonia onyejelu said on November 29, 2013
    I just started children and women wears in Akure, Nigeria i need supplies from turkey and china urgently. You can e-mail me at
  • manish said on December 24, 2013
    How can i start a business of kidz ware in rewari (haryana)


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