He’s seen this first-hand through his full-service florist and gift business, Black Iris Florist. He opened the business in 2003, focusing on events and weddings.
With so many challenges related to pandemic restrictions on events and gatherings, they are offering more retail services such as Fudge from The Fudge Factory and hand-delivered, custom crafted flower delivery 7-days a week. Fortunately, building more retail into their business plan was a long-term goal that Todd had been working on prior to the pandemic.
“There’s no other feeling of seeing your goals met,” Todd responded, when asked what the best part about owning his own business.