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Pocket Squares

mattygm

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Hi all,

I am new on here so ill quickly introduce myself. I am Matt from York, 32, currently in the process of putting together a new business selling primarily pocket squares to start off with then expanding in time.

What i am posting in here for is to get some feedback on how interested people would be in a business like this? i know there are many around already but will try and do a few different things to stand out.

Thinking of doing a subscription service also.

Also, i have a few local sources for fabrics etc but just wondered if anyone knew of any decent online sources for different silks etc with assorted patterns to add some variety?

Anything else i should know of getting into this?

Thanks in advance.

Matt
 

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You are entering a crowded marketplace with low barriers to entry.

The people who know where to source product are likely the people sourcing product for their own business, so it is a bit like asking ebay sellers where they get their stuff so you can sell it on ebay as well
 

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Hi all,

I am new on here so ill quickly introduce myself.  I am Matt from York, 32, currently in the process of putting together a new business selling primarily pocket squares to start off with then expanding in time.  

What i am posting in here for is to get some feedback on how interested people would be in a business like this? i know there are many around already but will try and do a few different things to stand out.

Thinking of doing a subscription service also.

Also, i have a few local sources for fabrics etc but just wondered if anyone knew of any decent online sources for different silks etc with assorted patterns to add some variety?

Anything else i should know of getting into this?

Thanks in advance.

Matt
you are quite naive.
i am not saying you can't make money at this,
To break into a crowded market you need interesting designs.

design some interesting patterns and have them digitally printed.
finding fabric on line is a waste of time.
are you in York, Pennsylvania or York England.
either way, you are in the hinterlands.
 

mattygm

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Thanks for the replies.

We have some interesting designs and very unique already but need to source someone to print these initially like you say.

We are in York, UK.

I understand this is not going to be easy but everything is possible. Any further advice?

Thanks
 

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