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Buying a Clothing Shop with Hilton Smythe

Fashion is big business.

Running your own clothing shop or fashion boutique you could be part of a growing industry.

Do you dream of owning a trendy fashion boutique, or a specialised children’s clothing shop? Perhaps you can see yourself owning a high end men’s suit shop or a bridal/formal wear boutique. If you’re looking to invest in a retail business, you’re in the right place.

A business with style

If you have an eye for fashion and like to dress to impress every day, then why not turn your passion into a career? Whether it’s home-knitted accessories, clothes designed by you or a selection of the world’s finest bridal designs, a clothing store has a lot of potential. We all need clothes for a range of occasions, and if retail therapy is ever required then new clothes are usually top of the list!

Hilton Smythe specialises in the retail industry and can help you find fashion boutiques for sale, or commercial property which is ideal for setting up a retail space. We have years of experience matching up buyers and businesses for sale all over the UK, so take a look at our listings to see if we have anything suitable in your chosen location.

The fashion industry

In terms of consumer spending, fashion is a big player, with many households increasing their annual spend on clothing and footwear. All demographics need to buy clothing, and some are willing to spend more than others. The choice is yours whether you would run a bargain clothing store or a high end boutique.

In 2012, UK consumer spending on clothing and footwear was just under £56 million. Since then it has risen year on year, and in 2016 the annual spend hit £68,100 million. The fashion industry is changing, thanks to the rise of independent fashion brands. Designer labels and high street staples will always be popular with some consumers, but following a trend in buying British and supporting independent businesses, small labels and designers are becoming successful.

Stocking quality garments which appeal to your target market is the first step to building a loyal customer base.

Financing your fashion dreams

If you need help raising the finance to buy your perfect business, then our financial services team are on hand. We can help you apply to lenders and secure your funding to make your fashion dreams come true.

Are you ready to see if a clothing store is a good fit for you? It’s time to try it on for size – browse our clothes shops currently for sale across the nation.

Some of our clothing businesses for sale

For SaleWell Stocked & Well Presented Fashion Shop Telford, Shropshire
For SaleBusy Ladies Clothing and Accessory Shop Bury, Lancashire
For SaleLong Established Bag BusinessNottingham, Nottinghamshire
For SaleBeautifully Presented Ladies Boutique Barnsley, South Yorkshire


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