Nutrition supplements for athletes – a prospective idea for business

A considerable number of people care for their physical fitness. A large percentage of these people use a wide variety of dietary and nutrition supplements. Opening your own shop offering this kind of products may turn out to be a perfect idea for business.


Shops offering specialized products do not necessarily require extremely attractive locations, due to the fact that their target groups are very limited and clearly defined. However, a highly frequented location is always a huge advantage that helps to promote our business.


We will need the equipment which is typical of an ordinary shop. We should purchase shop furniture such as lockers, shelves, counters as well as some storage furniture. Additionally, to complete basic tasks we will require a PC computer or laptop along with the storage management software. Moreover, the majority of the total investment cost will be connected with the initial stock replenishment.


A considerable amount of money will also have to be spent on advertisement and marketing campaigns. In order to achieve success on the market, first and foremost, we should take care of building the coherent image of our shop. This will make the customers perceive our business as professional and trustworthy. We should not forget about creating some flyers and business cards, as well as advertising in the local and specialized press.

Internet sales

The efficient strategy is combining traditional sales with online sales such as via the Internet auctions or your own internet shop. Launching your own, professional Internet shop is undoubtedly connected with a significant cost, however the investment should pay off very quickly. A great advantage is the possibility of connecting our website with the storage management software, which makes it easier for the customer to place an order.

Start-up costs?

From $10,000 to $50,000.

Possibility to work from home? 


Possibility to work part time?


Possibility to enter into a franchise agreement?


Possibility to work remotely?


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