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  1. 1. An Exploration into the world of the SMALL BUSINESS MAN/WOMAN<br />
  2. 2. Paw and Claw Pet Palace34 West Villard StreetDickinson, ND 58601-5118(701) 225-3178<br />History:<br />Opened in 1978 in old Elks building<br />Moved to present location in 1981<br />Jessie Lemieux<br />Position: Co-Owner/Manager<br />Been working there her whole life<br />Business began by her parents<br />
  3. 3. P & C P: Marketing <br />Newspaper Ads<br />Online (Consolidated listings, etc)<br />A website in the works<br />Target Customers:<br />Pet Owners<br />Kids who drag their parents in<br />
  4. 4. Paw & Claw Palace<br />Business<br />They sell a LOT of fish<br />Cats, Dogs, Snakes, etc.<br />About 100 a month<br />Grooming (nail trimming, maintain tanks etc) <br />Boarding<br />
  5. 5. Paw & Claw Employee Stats<br />Only 2 ‘Employees’<br />The Co-Owners Jessie and her Mother<br />Work Mon – Satand Sunday they clean and do maintenance. <br />60-70 Hours a Week <br />Jessie has a B.A. in Business<br />
  6. 6. Crossroad Hobbies 1173 3rd Ave W # 14Dickinson, ND 58601-3852(701) 483-5885<br />History:<br />Opened in November, 2006 <br />T-Rex Plaza<br />Todd . . . Heuk . . . Hak . . . Halk<br />HANDWRITING RYAN<br />Owner<br />
  7. 7. Crossroad Hobbies<br />Doesn’t do advertizing <br />Frequent Flier Miles<br />Regulars get automatic discounts<br />Target Audience:<br />Anyone who games<br />All ages<br />
  8. 8. Crossroad Hobbies Employee Stats<br />On part time employee: Dave <br />Todd, the manager, works a good 60 hours a week<br />6 days a week, 9-5<br />Work at home too<br />Hasn’t paid himself in 3 years<br />After the Economy crashed – eliminate debt first <br />Education Requirement<br />Reading and Writing<br />Love of Games – Walk the Walk <br />
  9. 9. Expresso389 15th St W # BDickinson, ND 58601-3017(701) 227-4841<br />History<br />Opened in Mall in 1996<br />Moved to present location in October 1998 <br />David Sims<br />Owner <br />
  10. 10. Expresso<br />Advertising:<br />Supplement to newspapers that goes to Hotels.<br />Magnets, Bumper Stickers<br />Some television and radio ads<br />Target Customers:<br />Coffee Drinkers<br />“People who like good things.”<br />
  11. 11. Expresso<br />Unique Services:<br />Increeeeedibly good coffe/tea/smoothies<br />Conversation<br />Occasionally runs drinks to regulars<br />Call-In to order<br />Greeting Cards, Expresso Beans, Teas<br />
  12. 12. Expresso – Employee Stats<br />No other employees<br />Got tired of training people then having them quit a few months later<br />

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