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In today’s episode, I’m talking with Kalina Stormer. Over the course of 2020, she and her husband focused on growing the online store for their brick and mortar pet boutique in Nashville. When they found out some big family news, they listed the online store for sale on a whim! Within weeks they found the perfect buyers who are continuing on the brand values that Kalina and her husband worked so hard to build up over several years.

Have you ever thought of selling your pet business and what that might mean for your life? It’s something to think about! Kalina and I also talk about what she’s working on now – and how mindset and marketing go hand in hand.

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How Selling Your Pet Business Can Change Your Life

Several years ago, Kalina Stormer and her husband Peter had an idea to start a specialty dog boutique. From this idea, Hunter & June was born! Just a few short months after the birth of their daughter, they took the plunge and secured a retail space in East Nashville. From there they grew their business both in store and online, serving aesthetically focused pet owners with beautiful, curated dog products.

Fast forward to January of this year, Kalina and Peter sold Hunter & June to aligned buyers in order to focus on their growing family with a baby boy due in April. Kalina currently supports other entrepreneurs and small business owners with marketing and mindset content on both her podcast and blog.

Topics Discussed in this Episode:

  • What led Kalina to make the decision to sell her business
  • How to find potential buyers that align with your values
  • Why marketing and branding is so important for a business
  • Getting in the right head space to focus on the good
  • Why Kalina chose to start a podcast

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