Make it Big. No, Bigger! Nine Steps to Opening a Store in Style

Courtesy Company
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Enlist your neighbors

Surrounding businesses won’t love it when your customers block their entrances and overrun the parking lot. Warn them in advance, apologize for the inconvenience, and invite them to get involved. Businesses love to cross-promote, so suggest they provide products for your grab bags or other giveaways. If they agree, offer to add their names to the bottom of your flyers.