In honor of Black History Month, Detroit Means Business is highlighting some of Detroit’s Black-owned small businesses that are making strides! Motor City Match awardee Skinphorea, which celebrated the grand opening of its Corktown location last year, is planning a nationwide expansion.
Co-owners Jessie Hayes-Stallings and Shareese Shorter project to open 20 locations within the next three years with expected revenue of $9.2 million by the end of 2025, the release stated. Hayes-Stallings and Shorter on Monday called the move "exciting."
"This means more opportunity, more jobs, being able to create six-figure positions for our management team, and providing hope and the blueprint for other women who look like us to follow," Hayes-Stallings said. "We have an idea where the next several locations will be, but nothing is set yet until all legal paperwork is finalized next month. This will serve as the official announcement to welcome those interested in franchising."
Read the full story in Crain's.