In this episode we hear from Ashley Duvall, one of the owners of Glitter and Suede, a boutique events and venue center in Lacey. As a business that relies on social gatherings for their operations they keenly feel the impact of this epidemic. However, they haven’t let that stop them from innovating and continuing to adapt during the COVID-19 crisis.
Back in 2012, it turned out that what Lacey, WA was missing was a high end cigar shop and lounge. Now, in 2020 in the midst of a worldwide epidemic, the city decided it still needed the same thing.
Please enjoy this second episode of Conversations with Alek Beers as we dive into Cigar Daddies’ journey from non-essential to essential during the COVID-19 shutdown in Washington state.
In this episode I talk with Christine Forrey about how her real estate business has adapted to the COVID-19 crisis and how she has been involved in helping other businesses through her position as president of a local chamber.