Retail Services

Retail Services is a comprehensive suite of support programs for the metro Detroit retail entrepreneur that offers retail-specific expertise through classroom training, small group learning and one-on-one coaching. Services range from 30-minutes conversations to one day pop-up events to year-long intensive engagements.

TechTown Detroit is a proud member of the Michigan Retailers Association and National Retail Federation.

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Retail Boot Camp

Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. Graduates receive one-on-one coaching for six months to achieve next steps of your business growth. 

If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you!

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The Shop

The SHOP is a monthly pop-up that allows entrepreneurs at a variety of business stages to test their ideas in in-person and virtual retail environments, experiment with custom fixture displays and receive before and after coaching from retail experts.

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Open Office Hours

Would you like to connect with a retail expert on the Retail Services team?

Sign up for an Open Office Hour to receive feedback on your business goals, to be guided to appropriate programs, resources and experts in our Professional Services Network, based on your particular business needs.

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Coming soon!

Check back to learn about our upcoming retail business workshops.

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