Opening a flower shop in Slovenia, EU – business idea

Opening a flower shop in Slovenia, EU – business idea

Holiday season is approaching in Europe. Firstly, Slovenia has national holidays on 31st October and 1st November. The holiday on 1st November is All Saints’ Day when people remember their loved ones who passed away. Then by the start of December, the Christmas season starts throughout Europe. On all those holidays, people tend to gift flowers for personal or business occasions. So, if you have a sense for decoration and a passion for working with flowers, you can start your business in Europe by opening a flower shop in Slovenia.

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Data d.o.o. has over 40 experts offering support in starting your business in Slovenia for more than 28 years. In addition to company registration, we can also support you by offering accounting services. Our dedicated legal team can explain to you what conditions you have to fulfill in order to run a flower shop in accordance to Slovene legislation

Step 1: Company registration in Slovenia

In order to engage in any business activity, you would have to register a company first. Non-EU citizens can register an LTD company with 7500€ share capital. In addition, you would have to provide a business address for your company and Slovenian tax numbers for all shareholders and representative.

Within the company, you need to register business activities relating to a flower shop. The main business activity is under the SKD code G47.76 – Retail in specialized stores selling flowers and related items. Additionally, you would also have to register the business activity under the SKD code G47.661 – Retail sale in flower shops.

Additional requirements for running a flower shop in Slovenia

In order to do business as a florist, you will have to have at least finished education for gardening school or finished secondary education in the suitable area. Additionally, the space where your flower shop is located, has to abide my minimal technical and hygienic standards. Within the business activity you can offer services of preparing flower arrangements, wrapping gifts and are also involved in decorating business or private premises.

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