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Old 12-14-2012, 10:47 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by cluckcluck View Post
I've been kicking around the idea of opening a specialty tennis shop in my area. Unfortunately there's nothing around me except for the big box stores who, in my opinion, don't know squat about tennis.

I would offer a complete line of services, stringing, customization, etc.
Carry no more than 4 of each model racquet, some balls, and shoes.

Have any of you opened a shop? What's your experience been?
Where do you live? Can tennis be supported 12 months of the year?
Stringing will be the backbone of your or any tennis shop, need a good string machine with appropriate attachments.
Get into the right programs with your distributors
Sell high
buy low.
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