Opening an online store as a business opportunity

Opening an online store as a business opportunity

The Statistical Office of Slovenia has reported that in the last 12 months, more than 56% people in Slovenia between the ages 16 and 74 has bought products through an online store. The majority stated that they chose an online store rather than a regular shop is because of time efficiency. As Slovenia is becoming a hub for foreign companies and investors, the online stores do not sell only typical Slovenian products but also sell products imported from abroad. As a foreigner starting the business in Europe, you can consider registering a company in Slovenia and offer your products through an online store.

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Statistical information on online shopping in Slovenia

Within the researched aged group (16-74 years), more than 56% have done their shopping through online store in the last 12 months. Also, the statistics have reported an increase of online shopping in every age group. In comparison to 2018, the amount increased by 5%. The majority of researched parties stated that they chose to shop through online store to save time and money.

The products that the majority purchased through the online store are clothing, sporting goods, furniture, concert tickets and cosmetics. Also, it was very popular to buy vacation packages and lodging online.

Business idea of online store in Slovenia for your products

If you have specific products you want to sell on the European market, you can opt to open a company in Slovenia. Non-EU citizens can open an LTD company with 7500€ share capital. You would also require a Slovenian tax number and a business address in Slovenia. Through this company you can open a physical store and sell your products in Slovenia. In addition, you can also provide online access to purchasing your products on the internet. But you can also decide to only have an online store and sell your products in full through the internet. In both ways, you can expand your clients base from Slovenia to other countries of EU and the world.

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