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.
Sandwiched between larger cities Dallas and Fort Worth, Arlington maintains a substantial population of more than 365,000 residents. Auto manufacturing and aerospace industries are primary revenue sources in Arlington.The city is also home to the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, American Mensa and the Six Flags Over Texas theme park. Entrepreneurs will find Arlington an easy place to set-up shop. Without many operational licenses and permits combined with Texas' already minimalistic approach to regulation, the city is very business friendly.