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1 Year Celebration at the Retail Lab Store

Come celebrate the Retail Lab Pop Up Store‘s ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY with us on March 22, 10am-6pm at 57 Union St S, Downtown Concord! There will be sales! Samples! Giveaways! Meet the vendors! Explore local products! In addition, the Pop Up will be doing an Official Launch Celebration for their online store at 5:00pm! Click here to RSVP for this special ceremony! Visit the Retail Lab Pop Up Store on social media to get the latest updates. Facebook Instagram

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Retail Lab Graduate to Open Its First Brick-and-Mortar Location

Rockers Rejoice! Local Guitar Shop Opens in Downtown Kannapolis! The Cabarrus Center is thrilled to announce the grand opening of J. King Guitar at 201 Oak Avenue in downtown Kannapolis on Saturday, September 3 from 11:00am to 6:00pm! J. King Guitar founder, Jack King, graduated from the Cabarrus Center’s Retail Lab Boot Camp earlier this year. This program provides early stage and pre-launch retailers in Cabarrus and Rowan counties with six weeks of immersive, application-based training focusing on business...

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Cabarrus Center Retail Lab Graduates 10 Local Entrepreneurs, Awards 5 Grants

Ten local entrepreneurs are celebrating their graduation from the Retail Lab Boot Camp—a new program created in 2021 to address the complex nature of starting and operating a retail establishment. The 10 graduates of Retail Lab completed an application-based, six-week immersive boot camp on May 4. The following week, five of the graduates chose to pitch for members of the Entrepreneurship Council for $2,500 micro-grants. All five of them were successfully awarded the grants. Bethann McGinnis, owner of Little Beautiful...

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Small Business Saturday | Retail Lab

Shop at the Retail Lab Pop Up Store during Small Business Saturday in downtown Concord this Saturday, March 26! The Pop Up will be open to shoppers from 10am-6pm and you will also have a chance to meet the local entrepreneurs who are selling their products here. 📍 57 Union St South, Concord (Get Directions)

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