Boutique deals in the unique

New Business Spotlight

May 06, 2012
  • Darcia Mickey, left, and Betty Golliday hold rare LPs they sell at Unique Boutique, which they co-own in the Martinsburg (W.Va.) Mall.
By Ric Dugan/Staff Photographer

Name of business: Unique Boutique

Owners: Darcia Mickey and Betty Golliday

Address: Martinsburg Mall, 800 Foxcroft Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va.

Opening date: Feb. 15, 2012

Products and services: Consignment and antique furnishings. We also have new clothes and jewelry straight from New York City that was handpicked by the owners. Open-mic nights inside the store are expected to start soon.

Target market: Men and women ages 20 to 35

How did you get into your business, and what motivated you to start it? We have been friends for a long time and always wanted to work for ourselves. We’ve always made a great team, and had the vision, drive and energy to create a store that’s different and still saves people money.

Previous business experience: Golliday owned Cakes n Such in Inwood, W.Va.; Mickey is a former retail manager

Number of employees: Two

Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.


Facebook page: Unique Boutique

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