Name of Business: New 2 U Baby Boutique

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 28, 2008

Address: 618 South St. Suite 19 Franklin

Phone number: 438-4101

Operating Hours: Tues.-Thurs. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

E-mail address:

Nature of Business: To offer fashionable attire and affordable prices for infants to toddlers

Principle owner/manager and title: Selena Joyner

Year Founded: June 2008

Prior Location: None

Number of employees: Sole proprietor

How’s business: The business is good and growing. I am looking forward to it being prosperous and fulfilling to parents. I would like for it to be a one-stop shopping place for baby needs and for people to tell family and friends to stop in to New 2 U Baby Boutique.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: New 2 U Baby Boutiques is a small personal place. I am honored to provide a service to Franklin and surrounding areas. In spite of economic crisis I am happy to meet the needs of parents and children at a fashionable and an affordable price.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Up close and personal service along with mall fashions with hometown convenience.

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Don’t quit, give it your all as a job you have to attend daily. Live within your means and meet the needs of the community.

Your role model (in business or in life generally): My role models have been Mechelle Blount, a good friend and educator, because she loves this community and the children. Minister Adelaide Gilmore encourages me to be all I can be.

The key to a successful business is: Customer friendliness and understanding your clientele.