Dubai is known for its luxurious shopping malls and for the fact that the richest persons in the world visit the emirate for buying luxury products from these shopping centers. Among the most purchased goods here are clothes and textiles, therefore, those looking for a business idea should consider starting a business for selling textiles in Dubai.
If you are interested in setting up a company in the textile industry in the emirate, you can rely on our company formation agents in Dubai for assistance in registering the business.
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Registering a textiles shop in Dubai
Both local and foreign enterprisers can open businesses for the sale of ready-made clothes or textile materials in Dubai. Also, not only luxury clothing can be sold in this type of shops, as there are numerous tourists who prefer to buy artisanal and traditional products, such as clothing pieces.
In order to open a textiles shop in Dubai, the future business owner must first choose a location for the company which can be within the city or in one of the free zones. Then, the business form must be selected and registered with the relevant authorities. Attention must be paid when opening a free zone company, as each authority imposes a certain share capital depending on the chosen structure.
Our company registration representatives in Dubai can inform you about the requirements for opening a free zone company.
Licenses when selling textiles in Dubai
The most important license which must be obtained no matter where the textile shop is located is the general trading permit. It is obtained when the Dubai company is registered. It is also common for textile businesses to sell imported products; therefore, they will need to register with the Customs Authorities and apply for import permits.
It should be noted that Dubai and the other emirates must follow the International System of Units which imposes for the measurements of textile materials to be made in the metric system. The seller must also make sure the sold products comply with the national standard safety regulations.
If you need assistance in registering a business for the sale of textiles, please feel free to contact our company incorporation advisors in Dubai.