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  1. 1. Nichols college 11/14/11 Pawlissa Pet Grooming Spa Justine Lavoie Monday, November 14, 2011
  2. 2. Introduction I interviewed Paula Andrade her company is called Pawlissa pet grooming spa which she co- owns with Melissa Destremps. I have known her all my life she is my mothers best friend. She has many years of experience Monday, November 14, 2011
  3. 3. The Company Paula has a partnership with Melissa Sole They have this instead of a proprietorship so that they can share liability. They provide a service of dog grooming This business has been around for seven years. Monday, November 14, 2011
  4. 4. Whats in a name Paula and Melissa came up with their name by combining their names and making it say paw so people can tell it’s for dogs. Both of their years of experience combined they have over 40 years because they are really passionate about it. Monday, November 14, 2011
  5. 5. Business Background Paula and Melissa got together and decided that they wanted their own place. They started this business because Paula was working at another dog grooming place called Abby’s dog depot but she wanted to start her own place. Before she didn’t have a lot of responsibility for the place she was working at but having her own business gives her more responsibly and she is doing very well for herself. Monday, November 14, 2011
  6. 6. Revenue Current annual revenue of less than $500,000 and employs a staff of approximately 1 to 4. They offer: Dog Grooming Techniques, Best Dog Grooming, Dog Grooming Tools, Dog Grooming Anal and School Of Dog Grooming. Monday, November 14, 2011
  7. 7. Accomplishments Paula started off just working for a small place for someone else and now she is making it on her own and her own business. The most challenging thing she has to go through is competing with larger businesses. They over come these challenges by working harder and getting their business known. Most people just wash and cut their dogs hair at their own house. Monday, November 14, 2011
  8. 8. For The Future Paula plans to get her business more attention even though she and her parter are doing well for themselves they would like to get more business and be more well known in the future. They are hoping to relocate themselves to a bigger and easier place. Monday, November 14, 2011
  9. 9. Facts All three of my dogs go there . There business is in a very small building but it looks fancy. All of the dogs that get groomed get bandanas. The reason why their dogs name She also as three dogs of her own. Monday, November 14, 2011
  10. 10. Conclusion She says “if you really want to make a name for yourself than you have to take chances with challenges and competition if your really passionate about it.” I learned that you can do anything if you want it bad enough. Also even if what you want to do doesn’t seem like you will make it far you can always find a way to make yourself successful. Monday, November 14, 2011