|The Success of Cow Bay's Posh Pirates |
was recently featured on the
BC Jobs Plan website
Post Pirates, a children's clothing and accessory store has been featured online through the Province's of British Columbia's News portal, part of the BC Government's ongoing features related to the BC Jobs Plan.
In the short overview of what Posh Pirates is all about, a focus is put on their green initiatives at the store, from selling cloth diapers, re-usable nursing pads and snack bags. To the practice of providing receipts only by email and making use of a wide number of recycled items throughout the store.
The child friendly nature of the store is also given prominence, particularly by way of its top attraction of the pirate ship play area.
For would be entrepreneurs, the snapshot also provides some advice from co-owners Denise Everett and Kim Brownlee, who have found the business world a rewarding place and offer up that the key to the balance between family and business is to find something you're passionate about that fits your lifestyle.
“We love being moms, but we are also both strong women who find being in the business world rewarding,” ... “Opening a child friendly business has provided us with an ideal way to balance it all.” -- Kim Brownlee explaining the business view that she and co-owner Denise Everett take towards their enterprise.
The store is one that has clearly found its niche in the North Coast commercial scene, having secured three nominations in the regions recent Business Excellence Awards.
You can review more about the Posh Pirates story here.
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