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Slowest Months

7/18/2014 12:11:48 PM

Being a “new” business on Berryville’s Main Street, I am learning the ebbs
and flows of customer traffic. This month has been incredibly slow which I
did not expect. But talking with other shopkeepers, I have learned that
July and January are the slow months for almost everyone.

The reality is that I can set aside 10% of gross sales for paying myself.
Yesterday I made $15.71 for 8 hours of work or $1.96/hour. One goal is to
be able to open the shop at least Monday - Saturday starting mid-August
with Sunday afternoon hours during the busy seasons. Another goal is to be
able to pay myself & at least one helper a living wage of $13/hour…I have
some more work to do it looks like to reach that goal.