Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in fashion but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Cynthia Moore, Co-Owner of Long Beach Clothing Co., located in Long Beach, CA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

Long Beach Clothing Co. is the original Long Beach-branded apparel and accessories retailer.

Tell us about yourself

Being able to work with local artists and vendors to design and manufacture Long Beach branded apparel for the city I love is what motivates me each day.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

The loyalty and support from our community. We're celebrating our 20th anniversary this April, and we wouldn't be able to do this without them. Being able to run a successful small business for two decades is a huge achievement.

What's one of the hardest things that comes with being a business owner?

You need to be able to adapt and change with the times while still remaining true to yourself and your brand.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

  1. Networking and marketing are key to running a business.
  2. Be passionate about what you do.
  3. Know your numbers.

Where can people find you and your business?


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