Published 9:34 am Wednesday, April 8, 2009
Name of Business: Girl This!
Address: 409C S. Church St., Smithfield (The Smithfield Station boardwalk shops)
Phone number: (757) 357-2996
Operating Hours: Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (extending hours during summer)
E-mail address: email@example.com
Nature of Business: Specialty children’s retailer
owner: Stephanie Sabin (pictured)
Year Founded: June 2008
Number of employees: 4
How’s business? Growing
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Great unique gifts for all ages and hobbies — from dance to sports to princess
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We host girls birthday parties — make your own lotion, lip gloss or body scrub. We carry leotards and dance shoes.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Don’t be scared to take a chance on a unique idea.
Your first job: Restaurant hostess
Your role model: My family — they provide support, knowledge and love.
The key to a successful business is: Enjoy what you are doing and have fun.