To open a clothing store, you must select a niche and find a suitable location. Since there are lots of clothing stores, you have to specialize in a particular niche such as women's clothing, business clothes, vintage or sportswear. Once you have decided on your market, you need to find a suitable location for your store. Look for somewhere with high foot traffic and some competition nearby. If you do not have the cash to start your business, look for bank loans or private investors to finance it. Once you have purchased your store, you can buy stock from wholesalers and local manufacturers to sell. For more tips, including how to market your new clothing store, read on!