How Will Coronavirus Affect Your Small Business?

Coronavirus panic has gripped the entire world and created unprecedented, uncertain times. Everywhere you turn, there are new alerts, new statistics, new guidelines for individual health and safety—and new updates from the big companies.

But in these strange, uncharted waters, where does a small business turn? There’s no guidebook for the solo entrepreneur and no precedent for a small enterprise to follow.

That’s why Scaling Retail is moderating two webinars on COVID-19 & Small Businesses. When it comes to managing this crisis, Scaling Retail has readied the resources. We’ve sourced the knowledge of industry experts in a variety of important fields and are bringing the best of the best together to answer your questions and address your concerns.

Join us this Friday, March 20th and also on Friday, March 27th, for a two-hour webinar starting at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT where we’ll be fighting pandemic panic with actionable insights into crisis management. With panels of experts in the fields of legal, HR, PR, small business, sourcing, operations, and more, this is a unique opportunity to ask questions about coronavirus and its effects on small businesses and better arm your business through this time of change and uncertainty.

Featuring Speakers from Legal, Sourcing, PR, & Operations

Friday, March 20, 1 pm EDT/10 am PDT

Manoj Shah, Attorney, Brand Counsel
Legal Expert

As a founder of Brand Counsel, Manoj is an attorney specializing in litigation and transactional work for business and finance, intellectual property, labor and employment, and international law. 

Nicole Giordano, Founder, StartUp FASHION
Small Business Expert

As the founder of StartUp FASHION, an online community and support system for thousands of global independent fashion designers and emerging brands, Nicole knows how to navigate pain points during periods of growth and change.

Nichole Rairigh, Founder & CEO, The Apparel Agency
Sourcing Expert

A visionary entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience, Nichole is a seasoned professional in the worlds of product development, sourcing, business development, and brand management.

Deanne Yee, Co-Founder & Partner, Avant Collective
PR Expert

Deanna leads Avant Collective, a boutique marketing and PR agency in New York and has years of experience assisting clients in fashion and lifestyle when it comes to optics and public relations.

Featuring Speakers from Financing, HR, & Sourcing

Friday, March 27, 1 pm EDT/10 am PDT

Holly Moss, HR Consultant, The NicheNest
HR Expert

With a strong background in developing startups and a people-focused, process-driven approach, Holly helps companies navigate expansion and periods of change, putting systems in place to ensure sustainability.

Danielle Garno, Partner, Cozen O’Connor
Legal Expert

Danielle is a partner in the international law firm Cozen O’Connor. She began in fashion law, handling cases in anti-counterfeiting, trademark infringement and intellectual property issues. Danielle also practices complex civil litigation.

Tim Moore, Executive Vice President, Hilldun Corporation
Factoring Expert

Specializing and understanding the needs of small business, Tim and Hilldun are the fashion industry’s factoring/financial partner of choice, with unique insight into the needs of a fast-growing company.

Andrea Chanawatr, Founder & CFO, PivotZone
Finance Expert

Financial expert and founder with extensive experience providing finance, operations, accounting, and growth strategy for startups and large corporations alike, Andrea excels in creating innovative processes.

Souad Acha, Founder & Creative Director, Stateless Fashion
Sourcing Expert

Souad used her decades of industry know-how to found Stateless Fashion, a creative agency that uses that extensive fashion industry experience and a global supply network to help brands develop profitable lines of apparel.

Take Action

Everyone is in crisis management mode, but it’s better to attack a crisis when you’re armed with knowledge and have the support of a community. A global pandemic may be a disruption but the best way to fight through it is to learn, adapt and take new action. Don’t feel adrift in a sea of uncertainty: sign up today for our webinars, Coronavirus & What To Do To Protect Your Small Business, and join us on Friday, March 20th, at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT and Friday, March 27th, at 1:00 pm EDT/10:00 am PDT to learn from our featured speakers. Come prepared with questions or to listen and learn.

Now is the time to take action and be informed. By bringing small businesses together, we can work together to navigate these unprecedented times.

For one on one consultations or other insight outside of the webinar, email hello@scalingretail.com to schedule your free consultation and take advantage of Scaling Retail’s industry experience. No matter the circumstances, our team is ready to advise and help your brand grow.

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