Business Name: Beach Shack

Location: 500 Amity Rd., Suite 4B

Telephone: 501-504-2012

Date opened: Oct. 8, 2013

Number of employees: 4

What type of business is it? Clothing, Tanning & Accessories

What specifically does your business do? Retail clothing and tanning

Owner or Manager Name: Courtney Jones

Why did you decide to open this business/location? We wanted to bring something unique to Conway.

What is the best part about owning/operating this business? Be able to pick out clothing and sell things I love.What has been the biggest surprise that has happened since opening this business? The restrictions placed by distributors on the purchasing of merchandise.

What is the best piece of advice you received before going into this business? I must be fully committed during the first year of business.

What is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone starting out in business? Doing something you enjoy.

What makes your business unique to Conway and Faulkner County? We offer the latest trends in casual clothing, tanning, and spray tanning in a unique atmosphere at competitive prices.