In Episode 56 of Downtown Depot, show host Austin Meek interviews Revekah Echols. Owner of the luxury boutique, Prefontaine, Revekah discusses how her industry has evolved during her 15 years in business and how she stays relevant despite increased competition both locally and online. Before that interview, real estate experts Austin Hooper and Gregg Glime explain the latest news in the residential and retail sectors.
Inside the Episode:
0:44 - “The Residential Recap” with Austin Hooper
5:02 - “What’s Happening Here?” with Gregg Glime
9:10 - Revekah Echols’ Waco history
10:47 - Retail aspirations
11:59 - How retail has evolved since opening Prefontaine in 2004
17:01 - Price resistance?
18:45 - Keeping things local
19:53 - Customers’ changing tastes
21:40 - Revekah’s resources for personal and professional development
23:33 - Pushing customers to expand their horizons
25:31 - A sense of professionalism from an early age
27:05 - Goals for growth in 2019