Nashville Lifestyles Magazine recently designated two pages of its November edition to highlight the work Belmont students are doing in the entirely student-run business “House Of,” located on Belmont Blvd. The retail boutique full of products from over 20 Nashville-based brands currently employs 13 students who manage different aspects of the business, from handling expenses to marketing to merchandising. The shop opened its doors last April.
The article, located on pages 54-55, discusses the learning opportunities the store lends to students who are interested in business and entrepreneurship as well as the ways the shop is unique from other retail competitors. Director of Belmont’s Center for Entrepreneurship Elizabeth Gortmaker is quoted saying, “For me, it’s important to connect our students with the Nashville community before they graduate. So, building relationships, whether it’s with the NFA (Nashville Fashion Alliance) or area designers, creates a broader learning experience. It also stands with Belmont’s mission to be a resource for the city.”
For more information on House Of, check out its website.