Bon Vivant Wine & Brew
Published 10:01 am Wednesday, January 4, 2012
Name of person featured: Mike Adams
Address: 1504 S. Church St., Smithfield
Phone number of business: 365-0932
Operating hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday
E-mail address: email@example.com
Nature of Business: Specialty wine and beer shop
Owner: Mike Adams
Year Founded: 1995
Number of employees: Three
How’s business going: Great!
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: How much fun it is learning about today’s world of great wines and craft brews
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Cool wines that you won’t find on every grocery store shelf and great brews made by people who have real passion for their product. Also a shop where the customer is number one. Our job is for you to leave with what you want.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Don’t expect to make money the first year…and maybe not the second either. Learn from your mistakes.
Your first job: Grocery store stocker
Your role model (in business or in life generally) and why: Hank Foiles, one of my wine representatives. He is always positive and never puts down the competition.
The key to a successful business is: Be patient and persistent