Jan./Feb. -- Sales are up from 2019.
Mar. -- Teddy Shoes is forced to close because of COVID 19 due to government mandated order.
Keep 62 Year Old Business -- Teddy Shoes Alive Go Fund Me Campaign is launched. http://gf.me/u/xsfbd6.
Apr./May -- The business is open remotely.
A questionnaire helps to get feedback on our reopening and our customer's priorities.
June -- George Floyd is murdered. Teddy Shoes stands strong with Black Lives Matter through their social media platforms. The store opens by appointment only. Cambridge Chronicle writes an article about us -- Teddy Shoes fights to stay open after six decades. http://bit.ly/383kfad
July -- The store reopens. Teddy Shoes joins the IMS Barter Network. Starlight Square opens in Central Square Cambridge.
Aug. -- Cambridge Community Television releases a video about us -- You need these! https://youtu.be/j3H4n2S3zfw.
Mass Save does a free energy audit, and new lighting is installed in the store.
Sep. -- Boston Globe does a feature story on us and the effect of Covid 19
Over 3K is raised including two 1K donations. https://bit.ly/3h2zodm.
Oct. -- Teddy Shoes is approved for a Small Business Enhancement Grant.
The money is used for a new carpet and improved business development. A new video is released about the store and the effect of Covid 19. https://youtu.be/7Q8NXDuqRXc.
Nov. -- Americans choose Joe Biden/Kamala Harris as the next President/Vice-president.
Teddy Shoes runs a four day 25% storewide Black Friday sale for the first time in its history.
Dec. -- WBZ TV's Christina Hager does a story on us and the effects of the pandemic. http://cbsloc.al/34Db6Dh.
Sales are down 80%, yet the hope of small business grants and Covid vaccines will keep us alive.
Happy New Year
Owner -- Teddy Shoes, Inc.