Co-owner of V Marks The Shop, the first all vegan convenience store in Philly, Carmella Lanni-Giardina, joined Helanah on DayBreak to discuss the new business model techniques she’s been implementing since the beginning of the global pandemic. As a small business owner, Carmella shares how the support of the community is needed more than ever. With new approaches like offering gift cards, limiting store hours, and using delivery services, V Marks The Shop is committed to serving the community in as many ways possible right now. She also shares advice and inspiration for other small businesses that are forced to adapt to the new normal.
You can visit the shop at 1515 McKean Street Philadelphia, PA 19145 for pickup, or visit https://vmarkstheshop.com/
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