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How to Start a Main Street Retail Business



Are you thinking about opening a storefront on main street? Learn about lease considerations, permits, selling for success and more!

About this event

Are you thinking about opening a brick & mortar Main Street Retail Business? A bookstore, convenience store, furniture shop, flower shop, hair salon, tattoo shop, specialty store or similar store front retail business?

The Small Business Centre is here to assist you in this journey. Discover all the available resources and support for your Main Street Retail Business.

You will have an opportunity to learn about the many important aspects that will affect your business. Do not miss the chance to gain valuable insights that will help you avoid costly mistakes.

In this webinar, you will learn start up steps such as:

• Doing your Market Research

• Analyzing the Competition

• Creating a Business Model

• Site Selection, Lease Considerations, Zoning, Signage, Permits, License Requirements, Grant Programs

• Fire code compliance

• Selling for Success

• Customer Service

This webinar is presented by the London Small Business Centre and City of London's Business Services team.

Information discussed in this webinar is only relevant to residents of London, ON, Canada.

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Ashley Conyngham

Ashley Conyngham

Director, Marketing and Communications

  • I can share your local business news & events
  • Promote your tech or manufacturing jobs 
  • Collaborate with you on your industry event
  • Help your business reach new audiences
  • Provide communications support for your SME

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