Join me on an inspiring journey with the inspiring Charlie, founder of Zero store. Sparked by a casual conversation that fuelled her eco-conscious path, Charlie is proof that a bright idea, resilience, and a bit of elbow grease are some of the skills it takes to build a successful sustainable retail venture. With a background as fascinating as hers, ranging from performing arts to teaching in a men's prison, we delve deep into how these experiences forged her into the problem-solving entrepreneur she is today.
Take a peek into Charlie's world as we traverse her journey from setting up a humble market stall to overseeing two thriving shop fronts. Listen to her touching account of how she weathered the storm of the pandemic, innovatively pivoting her business model to a click and collect service. Despite the pandemic's isolating nature, Charlie found creative ways to foster a sense of community and connect more closely with her customers, proving that adversity often brings out our best qualities.
Ending on a note of empowerment and inspiration, Charlie generously shares her perspectives on using business as a force for good, supporting local communities, and charities. She believes in offering an experience that goes well beyond a mere transaction, one that nurtures a sense of care and belonging. So, tune in for an episode brimming with wisdom, inspiration, and Charlie's unwavering enthusiasm for sustainable retail. It's time to get recharged, refuelled, and ready to make a difference...
Connect with Charlie on Instagram and shop online here https://zerostore.co.uk/
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