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Creative Shop Talk with Wendy Batten

Apr 29, 2020

Today I’m chatting with fellow creative retailer Kim Smith whose paint retail business The Oromocto Galleria in Oromocto, New Brunswick, had to shut down due to the Coronavirus restrictions.

Her brick and mortar business depended on in-person workshops for clients, both children and adults. She pivoted very quickly to...

Apr 20, 2020

Today I’m chatting with fellow creative retailer Lisa Casey about how she is running her retail business during the pandemic.

Lisa had just rebranded her paint retail shop in Moncton, New Brunswick, just one week before the Coronavirus shutdowns forced her to close her doors.

She’s since pivoted her business to...

Apr 15, 2020

There’s no doubt that life and retail business will be different after this pandemic is over and behind us.

I’ve been talking with many brick and mortar shop owners about the positive changes we will see in our customers’ buying habits and what things will look like on the other side.

There are silver linings!