Is this the right time - for you and your business - to join a program like Retail Revival? Take a close look at the following timeline to determine whether the program aligns comfortably with your plans and availability. The timeline has been carefully designed to help businesses get quickly up to speed and make the most of selling on eBay. Unfortunately, it cannot be adjusted to accommodate the needs of individual businesses.

February 6

Program Announcement

Retail Revival program is officially announced by the City of Greensboro. Application period opens.

February 6 

March 8

Application Period

Interested small business owners apply to join Retail Revival. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis (so don’t wait to apply!).

We may conduct screening calls with select applicants to learn more about their business and/or clarify details of their application to properly determine their fit for the program.

March 8

Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted by 11:59pm ET on Friday, March 8.

March 13         

Applicant Notification

Applicants are notified on a rolling basis via email no later than end of day Wednesday, March 13.

March 8 – March 26

Support Outreach Begins

Accepted applicants are contacted by their assigned support specialist for an introductory conversation and account set-up assistance.

March 27

Program Launch

Retail Revival kicks off with a full-day, in-person event at Revolution Mill in Greensboro. All sellers are required to attend. If you have a schedule conflict that absolutely prevents you from being able to join us, a representative from your business may attend in your place.

April  May

Introductory Training Period

Sellers take part in two months of weekly coaching calls plus training webinars and other learning activities with their dedicated team of support specialists.

Please note: The introductory training period is key to participants’ success on eBay. If you are not able to actively and consistently participate in the training activities during this time, you may struggle to catch up and reach your potential on eBay.

May – March 2020

Growth Period

Sellers apply their learnings to their eBay businesses and focus on growth. Supplementary trainings are offered to enhance eBay mastery and promote general business health. Sellers are expected to maintain active participation levels throughout this phase and will be regularly asked for input so we can shape and execute the program in ways that best meet their needs.