Known both for its agriculture and industry, Ohio has long been one of the most important economies in the Union. Although some Ohio cities have faced tough times during the recent recession, entrepreneurs are beginning to set up shop again. Significant regulation means small business owners may need a fair number of Ohio licenses and permits -- particularly service providers and professionals.
In Ohio, a General Merchandise Store involves the sale of all general products at retail. This includes but is not limited to Clothes, Shoes, Art, Cosmetics, DVD, Video Games, and Furniture.