BB Podcast Episode 21: Kelly Marie Thompson

“Part of the reason my team and I always work so well together is because I know I still have a lot of things to learn as well.”

-Kelly Marie Thompson

Today we’re sitting down with Kelly Marie Thompson, owner of Fleur in Chicago, Illinois to discuss:

  • her start as a shop owner 16 years ago as a 22 year old recent college graduate
  • the wide range of merchandise offered at her flower/lifestyle boutique
  • the #1 seller at Fleur
  • how she balances retail and wedding work
  • how she’s successfully grown her staff over the years
  • what she looks for in a new team member
  • the pride she takes in owning a neighborhood boutique
  • the logistics of running two separate locations
  • what she believes to be two very important things to consider when owning a business
  • her hopes for the future of Fleur

Links mentioned in Episode Twenty-One:

Kyle John Photography

Links of Interest:

 Website |Instagram| Facebook | Pinterest

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Today’s episode is brought to you by:

Upcoming Workshop mentioned in today’s episode:

Combined Design, Build & Business Workshop w/ Holly & Evan Chapple

Special BB Podcast Discount Code: Enter BB200 during registration to redeem your $200 workshop discount

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BB Podcast Sound Engineer: Landon McGee

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