Name of Business: Alphabet Soup
Street address: 107 E. Second Ave., Franklin
Phone number: 757-569-0110
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Operating hours: 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
Nature of business: Gift shop
Name of Person Featured: Joan Goodwin, sales associate
Year founded: 1989
Prior location: Gerry Patnesky’s home
Number of employees: Three
How’s business: It’s good. We get new things in all the time, and people love to come in to see them.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We all really try to help our customers find what they need, and we also gift wrap.
Your first job: The art department of a print shop.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): My mother
The key to a successful business is: Giving customers the attention and service they deserve and keeping your inventory fresh and exciting.