Opening of Babycakes Bakery Sweet for Calico Rock
June 6th, 2017 por Kelli Listenbee
Courtney Wilson and best friend Olivia Bear decided to open a bakery and gift shop in the rolling hills of Arkansas, but they needed a little help.
Wilson called Kelli Listenbee, a business consultant at the Arkansas State University ASBTDC, to see how the center might be able to assist. Listenbee answered questions about starting a business, reviewed their business plan, and assisted with the development of financial projections.
With guidance from Listenbee, the women and their husbands applied for and received a loan, and opened up Babycakes Bakery & Gift Shop En Mayo.
As locals embraced the new business, Babycakes expanded its breakfast-only hours to meet lunch-time demand.
Take a peek at Babycakes’ owners and some of their mouthwatering goodies in this short video.