Total Care Variety Shop II

Published 9:18 am Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Name of Business: Total Care Variety Shop II

Location: 28264 Southampton Parkway, Courtland

Phone number: 757-742-6081

Operating hours: Closed Mondays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday 

E-mail address:

Nature of business: High-end consignment shop that specializes in plus-size women, home décor, handbags, small appliances, miscellaneous items, and infant and children’s items.

Owners: Audrey and Duke Lee

Prior locations: Total Care Variety Shop also has a store at 1321 Carrsville Highway in the Airway Shopping Center.

Number of employees: Two

How’s business: Opened with a bang

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: The hours of love, prayer and restlessness that went into preparing a place where people could come and purchase quality items in a pleasant environment at a pleasing price

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: A peaceful, loving and caring environment

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Make sure that what you are doing originated from a passion in your heart and is backed by God.

Your first job: Baby sitting and cleaning homes

Your role model (in business or in life generally): The Word of God, the Rev. Don Johnson of Full Gospel Kingdom Church and Vianne Olds

The key to a successful business is: Staying connected with God and your vision