By: Brad Sugars, special to Overdrive
For savvy entrepreneurs, the competitive retail landscape offers a great opportunity, especially if you are going into a conventional brick-and-mortar business. Rent is low, inventory is inexpensive and people continue to buy and spend money — a good recipe for success. But if you’re looking to launch a new business in a retail space, don’t let the lure of low rent tempt you into a lease deal. This can kill your business before it ever gets off the ground.