Restin Peter, a roller skating coach in India, is interested in opening a skating shop. A few months ago, a similar inquiry came from Nigeria.
A roller sports equipment business is fun and even convenient for current and former skaters, instructors or coaches. But, selling skates will require a good plan, funds to get started and set up accounts, a commitment to provide customer services when you would rather be skating or teaching and all the expertise any other retail business needs.
If you own or work at a pro shop, share any tips you may have with our friends in India and Nigeria. The more skate shops we have in the world, the more folks we will have on skates.
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