10 Things to Consider Before You Open a Retail Business | Episode 22

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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 and you can read more here on this blog post, should you open a brick and mortar store now?

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