A BUSINESS proprietor is hoping to hit the bottom operating after opening her new store as lockdown measures ease.
Bobby-Jean Gillam, 23, is the proprietor of the Bobby Bobs Salon in The Centre, off Halstead Excessive Avenue.
The previous Ramsey Academy pupil opened her salon 5 years in the past and have become the youngest salon proprietor within the city on the age of 18.
Now the extra skilled enterprise proprietor is increasing after launching her new women -wear store – Bobby Bobs Boutique.
The brand new store, which is positioned throughout the salon, formally opened on April 12 because the Authorities eased Covid restrictions.
The store sells a variety of ladies’s clothes with sizes starting from six to 32.
Bobby says she was impressed to open the store by her current weight reduction.
Throughout lockdown, she managed to lose a whopping three stone in a yr.
She mentioned: “I had realised that there’s nowhere that gives plus-size clothes at an affordable value which I’m extraordinarily captivated with.
“Throughout lockdown I made a decision to put money into my boutique, providing a variety of sizes from six to 32.
“This has been accomplished through social media with three reside video occasions every week.
“The plus-sizes have been very profitable there actually is a name for it.
“The response has been superb. I’ve been tremendous busy in lockdown and stored my small enterprise afloat on this pandemic.
“I used to be impressed by my weight reduction actually. I knew Halstead has been lacking a women’ garments store that gives kinds for the bigger women.
“I’ve misplaced three stone in a yr. I’ve simply acquired to an age the place my well being is absolutely vital to me and I ought to take care of myself extra.
“I’ve uncared for my physique whereas working loopy hours over time doing hairdressing, by no means ate, after which binged after work.
“So though I’ve misplaced weight I’m nonetheless actually captivated with girls feeling modern at an affordable value no matter their dimension.
“I additionally really feel so protecting in my enterprise at the moment so I simply went into survival mode of what I might do to maintain incomes cash by lockdown.
“Me and my different half are saving for our home. All my prospects know this which is so beautiful – it’s a private reference to them.
“They inform me they’ve introduced me a brick for my residence once they buy one thing, which is so superb.
“I’ve been doing three Fb lives every week to indicate new inventory and interact with new prospects. Now I do a fb reside on my Bobby Bobs VIP group on Fb each Wednesday at 8pm.”
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