I scoped out a pet boutique in my new hometown of Brevard, NC and found out they’d only been open since the first of the year. It’s great to see evidence of the indomitable American entrepreneurial spirit – opening a retail store in the midst of a bad recession.
I did my part to support them and boost the local economy by getting some cat food. They did a good job passively upselling me at the checkout counter, as they had lots of cool little items for sale. I got two bumper stickers. Once says “Sleeps with dogs” which I gave to my partner and the other one is for me:
It’s on my desk, reminding me to keep the good energy flowing (I’m not a big barker, but sometimes . . .)
Nothing like something funny to sell stuff to happy customers!