COVID-19 called on all of us to pivot, in both big and small ways. That also applies to business owners, whether it’s a two-person retail team or a multimillion-dollar corporation. Entrepreneurs have been called on to rethink business models, how to connect with customers and distribute products during unprecedented times.
That’s where innovation comes in. REV’s Taylor Clark Jacobson and Reginald Smith of Sabre Finance kicked off Small Business Week 2020 by showing small business owners a fresh perspective on innovation that will take them beyond COVID-19. Watch video of their workshop above.
Small Business Week 2020 is chock full of useful information for entrepreneurs, the fabric of Birmingham. All events are free, but registration is encouraged.
Let’s be honest, Birmingham has a lot of cool shops. So much so that choosing an item on first visit might be a bit overwhelming. That’s why REV ask several small business owners about their top-selling items and what they like about them. Here’s what they had to say:
Black Business Fridays: 3 businesses in the 4th Ave business district to support during The Great Receipt Race
Every Friday in August, REV and Urban Impact Inc. will highlight a few of these businesses in honor of National Black Business Month as a part of Black Business Friday.
Celebrate Black Business Month by supporting Black entrepreneurs' contribution to Birmingham's vibrancy
By Elijah Davis Strategic Growth Manager Urban Impact Birmingham