German “Carlos” Vasquez Hernandez and his wife, Carolina Martinez, knew it would be a challenge to keep their two southwest Wisconsin Los Amigos Mexican restaurants operating when the pandemic hit—just months after one of the restaurants had moved to a bigger, remodeled location.

A strong Wisconsin support system and recycled wine bottles helped Sascha pivot from wholesale to retail sales for her gourmet oils and vinegars business.

For these tattoo shop owners, the pandemic gave them the opportunity to embrace changes and make improvements that would better their business.

As the Mini-Makeover Contest winner, Yolanda saw potential to improve the shopping experience in her plus-size women’s clothing boutique. In just one day.