Stepwise guide on how to start selling kurtis from home

by Priya on 10/09/2018
Are you a fashionista? Are you looking forward to starting your own business? Well, ethnic clothing of various designs, more specifically traditional styles, are always sought-after. If you wish to sell ethnic apparel like kurtis, it is a good, saleable idea.

In the current age, an online store is an economic option than an old-school brick-and-mortar store. When you get hands-on in setting up a business from scratch, it is normal if you feel lost and clueless about what to do and what not to do.

Here is a guide on how to sell kurtis from home

Research thoroughly about the market trends. It is helpful to know the pricings offered by your potential competitors, analyse the expenses that will be incurred, approximately how much profit you would earn, etc. These are important while setting up your inventory and placing the prices of the products.

Look out for reliable kurti wholesalers in your area and city. It will not be feasible for you to travel around to find suppliers for your home business.

Stock in your inventory. Start with a small quantity and gradually increase as you gain loyal customers.

Look for affordable and reliable logistics providers in your area as an online business depends a lot on logistics.

Set up your online store. There are various online registrars where you can register your unique web address, paying the registration fee. You could also hire a web designer to create a website with your desired specifications.

You have to enrol for GST. As of July 1, 2017, GST registration is mandatory for anyone who sells goods and services across India, except for the exempted categories. Visit A-Z GST Guide for further details.

Set up your store’s social media pages to make your online presence. Your first few followers will be your friends and family but gradually you will garner more audience if you have got your social media marketing tactics right.

A lot of the process mentioned above can be made simpler and less taxing if you just register on Amazon’s Seller Central after you have received your GST number. Here are the benefits of doing so:

- You get access to Amazon’s loyal customers, so no need to worry about your reachability.

- Amazon will take the responsibility of order pickup, packaging and shipment.

- Amazon also takes care of secure and on-time payment, directly to your registered bank account.

- Registering on Amazon gives you access to Amazon Seller App as well which lets you know the pricing of your products already being sold by your competitors, the amount of profit you will earn in both Fulfilled by Amazon and Merchant Fulfilled transactions.

Selling online cannot be simpler any further with Amazon. Now you know how to sell kurtis from home.

So, what are you waiting for? Get, set and register to start your online selling journey with Amazon today.
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