Choose the best name for your store
Deciding on a name is one of the first and most vital steps in branding your store. It’s important to pick a name that shows who you are as a business, and the type of products you offer. Most importantly, your store’s name should be memorable—so make sure that the name you choose is easy for people to spell, pronounce and remember.
Use our free Store Name Generator to brainstorm business name ideas, or take inspiration from the examples below. Once you’ve found a name you like, you can find the domain name, choose your favorite online store website template, and take your brand online.
Examples from the Store Name Generator
Each of these three names has a story to tell. Think about your story when choosing your store name.
01. Groovy Games
A retailer selling retro video games and gaming accessories.
02. Limitless Chapters
A bookstore for readers who love discovering new titles every month.
03. The Hat Shack
A store specializing in vintage and contemporary hats for every occasion.
Let these shop name ideas help spark your creativity
We’ve put together some inspiring and catchy name ideas from our Store Name Generator to help you along your journey.
Set the tone for your store with the right adjective
Keeping the right adjectives in mind can help create the feeling you want your customers to have when they see your store’s name.
How to come up with a name for your store
Use the Business Name Generator to come up with creative name ideas. Then, pick the name that’s right for your store by keeping these best practices in mind.
Decide on your key message
Choosing the right keywords to describe your retail business on websites and in articles can make it easier for potential customers to find you online and help them decide if your products are what they’re looking for.
Get to know your target audience
Take time to understand how potential customers speak about brands and products similar to yours. Make sure the name you choose fits their language and that the content you’re putting out speaks to their needs.
Scope out the competition
See what your competitors are doing in order to stand out in the crowd. The name you come up with should be different, bold and unforgettable. Be sure to run a thorough search to make sure the name you want isn’t already taken.
Plan for the future
If you plan on going global, check that the name you choose has positive connotations in different languages. Mapping out future launches can also help you decide if the name will stay relevant as your business grows.
Get feedback on your new name
Once you’ve chosen a name that you like, run it past potential customers or people in your industry to see what they think. Take note of their comments and reactions, and keep in mind any biases they may have.