Former Hobbycraft chief executive Catriona Marshall, who now owns specialist retailer Running Bear, on how the coronavirus pandemic meant creating an online business overnight and the adoption of a new business model
In 2018, when I bought Running Bear, a specialist running shop, I soon discovered that managing an independent business is far from being a hobby.
I was heavily conscious of carrying the responsibility of people’s livelihoods, trading ethically and legally, and living up to the reputation of a 30-year-old brand.
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