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Applications Open for Downtown’s Small Box Shop in Enterprise

Entrepreneurs, listen up! Here’s your chance to shine in downtown Enterprise. The Small Box Shop, a unique 8×20 retrofitted shipping container serving as a business incubator, is now accepting applications for its next tenant.

This innovative space offers budding business owners a prime location to test their concepts right in the heart of the city.

Chuck Clark, owner of Clark’s Leather Works and current tenant, expressed his excitement about the opportunity. For him, it’s about exploring new avenues and seeing what clicks. As a navy veteran who launched his business in 2017, Clark has found the downtown location at ‘The Nook’ on 123 S. Main Street to be a game-changer.

According to Mariah Montgomery, Executive Director of Main Street Enterprise, the Small Box Shop serves as a launchpad for entrepreneurs, providing them with a platform to refine strategies and engage with the local community. It’s a low-cost, low-risk opportunity for business owners to showcase their products and services.

Montgomery emphasizes the supportive environment fostered by the Small Box Shop, where entrepreneurs can learn, adapt, and flourish. As Clark advises, preparation during slower times is key, whether it’s refining your product or boosting your social media presence. Success can come unexpectedly, turning slow days into record-setting ones.

Clark’s Leather Works follows in the footsteps of Circle City Balloon Co. as the second business to occupy the Small Box Shop since its launch in June 2023. Who will be the next entrepreneur to make their mark in this dynamic space? Apply now!!

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