Charlotte Businessman Makes History, First African American To Own 3 Barbershops Inside Walmart Stores - WCCB Charlotte's CW
February 27, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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Shaun Corbett owns and operates Lucky Spot Barbershop in Charlotte and Gastonia
Shaun Corbett is the first African American to own and operate three barbershops inside a Walmart Store.
Corbett is well-known in the Charlotte community because of his organization, Cops and Barbers, which helps bridge the gap between local youth, and police.
His hard work in the community caught the attention of Walmart executives.
I started meeting and talking with certain people higher up on the food chain” says Corbett.
For more than 20 years, Corbett owned Lucky Spot Barbershop on North Tryon.
Corbett’s next barbershop will open in Columbia, SC. , in the spring.
“We’re really just taking advantage of the opportunity, and it’s bigger than us, we’re about creating opportunities for others,” Corbett says.
Corbett also plans to open a Lucky Spot Barbershop in Atlanta.