Click play to listen. Approximate 4.5 minutes. Scott Taylor coaches businesses owners from more than fifty small local establishments Jerry Weber poses in the newer part of his Division Street store, Sweet Pea’s Loft, which contains toys. Weber and his wife Nicole Maloney opened the addition, in part, to give customers more of what they wanted: Gifts costing less than $20 Last Christmas, this toy kept Sweet Pea’s afloat because of its unusual popularity. Weber hopes to find another hot item this fall. To give his business an edge, Weber has also begun to design and build large wooden dinosaur skeletons. April Ripka, owner of the Sketchy Artist on Division Street, says her yearling business is doing OK now, but she is relying on a new marketing plan to combat against the effects of the national economic crisis. Share this:ShareTwitterFacebookPinterestEmail
Scott Taylor joined us at the recent Block Head Gathering:
[…] people in Northfield, have asked me to pursue another business story. Earlier in my time here, I wrote about what some downtown businesses were doing to combat the looming economic downturn. Now, I want […]
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