Local newspaper Florida Today recently profiled A&E Auto Upholstery and Canvas, a 52-year-old shop that’s been in the Hayes family for three generations. The profile, a short Q&A touching on everything from the family’s business philosophy to hopes for the future, is definitely worth a read — if not to learn something new, then to see how similar all our shops really are.
Here’s a short excerpt from the piece, where the Hayes family lays out their best business advice:
“Be courteous, do good work, and watch your business finances, and you’ll do fine. Customer service is the main thing, I think. If you don’t please the people, they’re not coming back.”
Read the full article: “Business Spotlight: A&E Auto Upholstery and Canvas.” Also be sure to check out the accompanying photo essay, which gives you a sneak peak into their shop.