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Success Story: Alaska

August 27, 2014

“Although I’ve been a small business owner for 20 years, since I began working with the SBDC my confidence and knowledge as an informed owner has increased” – Cover Ups owner, Teresa Roy.

Roy began Cover Ups out of her home twenty years ago as a custom drapery fabricator. Her business grew and in 2000 she opened a retail location in Palmer and expanded her offerings to include unique refurbished furniture.

In 2012, Cover Ups was awarded “Small Business of the Year” by the Alaska Chamber of Commerce. Last year, Roy was accepted by Costco as a window coverings vendor which has caused business to increase exponentially. (more…)