Episode from the podcastCreative Shop Talk with Wendy Batten

22. 10 Things to Consider Before You Open a Retail Business

Released Monday, 27th July 2020
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Even during pandemic shutdowns I hear from many folks that they love the idea of owning a store.
So you wanna open your own store too? Before you dive into this retail business dream, let’s discuss the 10 things to think before renting the space and signing the contracts.
Retail business is not at all the pretty side of merchandising and styling store windows. 
Go through this checklist first. 

Further Reading: Am I Ready to Open a Brick and Mortar Store?

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Rockstar Creative Shop Owners Community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/rockstarcreatives/

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Here’s what to do next, subscribe to Creative Shop Talk and then head over to our private Facebook community to meet other creative retailers.  
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Need more retailer specific advice & encouragement? Hop on my email list and I’ll keep it coming:
XO Wendy

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