Coral Gables x Scaling Retail: Small Business Recovery Retail Workshop

With reopening phases rolling out and stores slowly opening back up to the public, it is a good time to take a look at some best practices and ideas for weathering the changing times of recovery.

The City of Coral Gables and Scaling Retail present the first in a series of three workshops, tackling questions and innovations around tactics and strategies that have been helpful to local small business owners in Coral Gables, FL.

Featuring Moderator:
– Mark A. Trowbridge, President & CEO of the Coral Gables Chamber – https://coralgableschamber.org/

Panelists:
– Francesca Valdes – https://coralgableschamber.org/
– Nicole Mallin, Oak Apparel & Home – https://www.shopoakonline.com/
– Kelly Nelson, Oak Apparel & Home – https://www.shopoakonline.com/
– Nick Sharp, Threefold Café – https://www.threefoldcafe.com/
– Syama Meagher, Scaling Retail – https://scalingretail.com

Some key takeaway points garnered from the webinar:

– The importance of developing and utilizing partnerships in industry and strengthening relationships
– Speaking directly with decision makers to bypass red tape, as there is a need to move fast
– Collaborations can be key to build brand awareness and crossover into markets
– Communication, communication, communication: social media as a great tool and direct communication with customers, suppliers and vendors
– How niche customization comes into play in carving out a market hold
– Try, experiment, pivot and flex

Sign up for a FREE personal small business recovery consultation HERE: https://scalingretail.as.me/smallbusinessrecoveryconsultation