The Business of Retail: Panel Recap

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Business of Retail panel! We hope you enjoyed learning from Adam Teage, founder of Two Guys Bow Tie Co., Shavonna Caldwell, founder of Habit Boutique, Angelene Wright, owner of Ida Red, and Shawn Zenthoefer, owner of Dwelling Spaces and The Goods Bodega. If you missed it, you can watch the full recording below.

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Member Spotlight: Daniel Sperle, Tulsa Bike Share

Daniel Sperle is the executive director of Tulsa Bike Share, a new transportation initiative launching in July 2018. At 25 stations around the city,  Tulsa Bike Share will provide Tulsans with a high-quality, convenient and affordable bicycle transit system, with 160 GPS enabled bikes powered through a mobile application.

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The F Word with Josh Juarez, Josh’s Sno Shack

Nothing says summer in Tulsa like Josh’s Sno Shack. The wildly popular snow cone stands have multiplied over the years, and the brand is one Tulsans of all ages take pride in. But unbeknownst to many, the company wasn’t built buy an eager entrepreneur. It was built by a lovestruck teenager. Listen as founder Josh Juarez talks about opening his first shack, maintaining top-notch service, and handling unexpected growth.

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The F Word with Adrienne Kallweit, SeekingSitters

A Tulsa mother looking for childcare finds out that her child’s preschool teacher has a shady past. The discovery sparks a realization: despite routine background checks, parents don’t really know who they’re entrusting their children to. Today that mother, Adrienne Kallweit, now leads the national franchise SeekingSitters, a service dedicated to connecting parents with safe, fully-vetted caretakers. Listen as Adrienne discusses establishing her company- without any startup capital- and learning how to stand out in a sea of competitors.

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