Blaine County Beacon: Necessity Is the Mother of Entrepreneurship
March 31, 2021
Although most entrepreneurs start businesses out of opportunity, not necessity, the opposite was true for Mandy Harbolt. She was motivated to design and develop Garnet Mountain Boutique because she just couldn't consistently find clothing that suited her. Then, when COVID hit, stores that she loved were going out of business at alarming rates. Many of these brick-and-mortar stores (physical locations) are still suffering.
"With changing trends, I personally was having a hard time finding clothing that fit my body. Pants were never long enough; tops were too short or not professional enough...