Why Retail Boot Camp?
Preparation. Knowledge. Support. Resources. In short, you don’t know what you don’t know. You will undoubtedly make mistakes; but Retail Boot Camp can help you eliminate many. Preparation is key and resources are available to get you ready, so why not strengthen your business acumen and prepare yourself and your business for that next big step?
You’re an entrepreneur. You’ve researched and developed your product or service and now it’s time to sell it. But where? How? Have you thought about the location and design of your brick and mortar shop? Have you consulted a lawyer or an architect? Will you have a website? Where will you get funding? Do you know how to pitch your business to funders or investors? Do you know your true start-up costs? Do you understand the importance of omni-channel retail?
Retail Boot Camp is an intensive and comprehensive 11 week program that includes 6 months of one on one coaching that prepares the serious entrepreneur for brick and mortar operations in Detroit. You will discover and uncover what you haven’t thought of or prepared yourself for. Retail Boot Camp covers topics such as funding, inventory, location, operations, e-commerce, customer service, marketing & branding, visual merchandising and so much more. You will be connected to experts and resources to guide you through your journey. You will learn the importance of collaboration and develop relationships that will become an integral part of your success.
TechTown is proud to have 152 graduates from Retail Boot Camp and thriving businesses operating in Detroit such as; Spectacle Society, Monger’s Provisions, Mature, Voluptuous Bien’ Aime Boutique, Urbanum, and Mama Coo’s to name a few.
You and your business deserve the best shot possible at success. TechTown wants you to get open and stay open. The more you know and prepare the better your chances at longevity in your business. Take the first step and apply for Retail Boot Camp here.