Working with passionate and creative storefront retailers supporting YOUR goals, honoring YOUR principles, and anticipating YOUR needs

PACKAGES

21 Point Busi­ness Check­list

A quick, con­ve­nient 45-minute appoint­ment
pro­vid­ing you with your busi­ness overview

Includes:

  • A review of your busi­ness report­ing, sys­tems, vision, mar­ket­ing, and com­pli­ance
  • Your Top 3 Action Steps
  • A list of resources to sup­port your goals
  • What Sarah can do to sup­port you

Under The Hood

An in-depth busi­ness analy­sis that deliv­ers your business’s per­son­al­ized blue­print for the next lev­el

Includes:

  • A detailed Prof­it and Loss analy­sis
  • Assess­ment of busi­ness space (Front of House and Back of House)
  • Key staff inter­views
  • Rec­om­men­da­tions with spe­cif­ic time­lines and instruc­tions
  • Indus­triUs© CFO Indus­try Met­rics Reports (1-year and 4-year). These include indus­try bench­marks for small, medi­um, and large busi­ness­es
  • IBIS­World© Indus­try Reports. These include indus­try trends and key cus­tomer demo­graph­ics

Quar­ter­ly Busi­ness Main­te­nance

Quar­ter­ly busi­ness review to iden­ti­fy and assess busi­ness trends, finan­cials, and progress

Includes:

  • Sales Review
  • Prof­it and Loss Review
  • Top 3 Action Steps
  • Report suit­able for Board of Direc­tor or Investor pre­sen­ta­tion
  • A list of resources to sup­port your goals
  • What I can do to fur­ther sup­port you

Expert Services

Busi­ness Plans

Mar­ket­ing Plans

Annu­al Bud­gets

Demo­graph­ic, Key Busi­ness Dri­ver Bench­mark, and Trend Reports

Ven­dor Nego­ti­at­ing

Relo­ca­tion and Expan­sion Sup­port

Investor Pitch Decks

Trade­mark Main­te­nance

Vision/Mission Sup­port

Suc­ces­sion Plan­ning

Labor Assess­ments

Project Man­age­ment

Staff Train­ing & Man­u­als

Tal­ent Search and Onboard­ing

TESTIMONIALS

It was real­ly fun to work with Sarah”
~C. Sam Duru, Inde­pen­dent Con­tract Engi­neer and Project Man­ag­er

She has a knack for iden­ti­fy­ing what’s miss­ing in my busi­ness”
~Dr. Chris Palmer, Founder of Low Vision Restora­tion, LLC

Sarah is a force to be reck­oned with ”
~Elise Ped­er­son, Eddie Bauer

Sarah under­stands what it takes”
~Max­field Neuhaus, Rodli, Beskar, Neuhaus, Mur­ray & Pletch­er, S.C.

 “Sarah thinks things through, asks out­siders the right ques­tions and deliv­ers”
~Jim Jurewicz, The Brain­storm Com­pa­ny & Pres­i­dent GRID TV— The Amer­i­c­as

Sarah is Red Bull for the small biz back office!”
~Evan Rem­i­nick, Inte­grat­ed Sales Strate­gies

She tru­ly is one of the 1% of peo­ple who can make sense of today’s con­fu­sion while posi­tion­ing for tomor­row”
~Dan Shrad­er, author “Human Assets”

Sarah is knowl­edge­able, resource­ful and well con­nect­ed. Her tenac­i­ty is inspir­ing!”  ~Snezhana Bessonov, SB Con­sul­tants

”I  have felt a renewed ener­gy and dri­ve to do what needs to get done to make my busi­ness suc­cess­ful“ 
~Rama Hoff­pauir, Own­er Turnip Rock Farm and Cos­mic Wheel Cream­ery

 “She has pro­vid­ed access to new actions after we are done talk­ing that have made me more mon­ey and saved a lot of time”
~Joe Ramy, Entre­pre­neur

”She is inno­v­a­tive, and at the same time has a clear pic­ture of where the bot­tom line is”
~Ramu Thi­a­gara­gan, Mar­ket Research Pro­fes­sion­al

She’s the real deal”
~Dominick Paul Rode, Entre­pre­neur

Sarah com­mu­ni­cates with the right clar­i­ty and fre­quen­cy to keep every­one in the loop”
~Antho­ny Julian, Con­sul­tant

She pro­vides suc­cinct and to-the-point direc­tion“
~Peter Rank, Eddie Bauer

ABOUT SARAH

Hav­ing a retail career that has includ­ed man­ag­ing stores for major pre­mi­um retail­ers (Star­bucks and Eddie Bauer to name a few), flip­ping under­per­form­ing busi­ness­es, being hon­ored by the Nation­al Cheese Soci­ety for her inno­v­a­tive and cre­ative busi­ness plan for her start­up, Weath­er­Vane Cream­ery, Sarah Kow­al cre­at­ed Right Now Enter­pris­es to unique­ly serve spe­cial­ty store­front retail­ers with her skills, game-chang­ing tools, and resources that she picked up along her way.

She pos­sess­es:

  • Over thir­ty years of sales expe­ri­ence (retail, direct, busi­ness to busi­ness)
  • Over fif­teen years of food ser­vice and retail man­age­ment expe­ri­ence with pre­mi­um retail­ers earn­ing top cor­po­rate recog­ni­tion for increas­ing sales, prof­itabil­i­ty, build­ing teams, sur­pass­ing goals, and com­mu­ni­ty involve­ment
  • Over eight years of plan­ning, nego­ti­at­ing, pur­chas­ing, and inven­to­ry man­age­ment with local and nation­al ven­dors that con­sis­tent­ly result­ed in high turnover rates and increased sales
  • First­hand knowl­edge of star­tups includ­ing crowd­fund­ing, investor pitch­ing, social media mar­ket­ing, and busi­ness plans

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