Retail businesses of all sorts including toy stores, clothing shops, photography businesses and general merchandisers need licenses and permits. In most cases, retail businesses take relatively few licenses – however being registered for all state and local taxes is important as is having any needed general business licenses.
With its large number of Fortune 500 companies and thriving business community, Cincinnati is now known for a lot more than WKRP. In fact Les Nesman might be proud to see the city's vibrant downtown looming over the tri-state area. Cincinnati welcomes entrepreneurs and makes local city regulations relatively few and simple, leaving most of the business regulation to Ohio.