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Retail Boot Camp and Mentoring Program - CWE Rhode Island - March & April 2019

Are you…
preparing to open a retail business
running an online business
operating a brick & mortar retail business
running pop-ups

…in Providence, Central Falls, or Pawtucket?

This FREE program is for you!

Retail Boot Camp (RBC) will prepare serious Rhode

Island entrepreneurs for the opening and operation of their brick-and-mortar retail establishment.  During this eight-week program you will learn about:

  • Brick-and-mortar regulations
  • Location Selection
  • Funding & Capital Readiness
  • Marketing
  • Technology
  • Retail design & merchandising
  • Pricing and inventory
  • Managing daily cash flow

For more information please call Nancy Vargas at 401-277-0800 or email

Application Deadline is February 13, 2019.
Program start date is March 4, 2019.

Apply for this Program