Faces of Truro Live
Jon Stanfield, 5th Generation
This week’s episode of Faces of Truro live bring us to Starfields, an iconic Truro business inside an iconic Truro building. We’re chatting with Jon Stanfield, a 5th generation business owner for this 163-year-old local biz. You might know them for their famous underwear but we’re pulling back the curtains to shine a light on some things you might not have known.
Stanfields | An Iconic Truro Business
#FACESOFTRUROLIVE Episode 6
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In this episode, Jon sheds some light on a business you’ve most likely heard about and pulls back the curtain on what it’s like to be a 5th generation business owner in Truro. We talk about how Stanfields has evolved as a company and also the challenges that they face in the ever-changing landscape of retail business.
C’mon in, this one’s a goodie!
Here are some of the Highlights:
>> [4:30] Meet Jon; Presidnent, Chairman, CEO and great guy!
>> [5:30] Where Stanfields got its start – with long-johns and underwear but what else you’ll find (ladies clothing, base layers, merino wool products, & more)
>> [11:30] We discuss the challenges that a retail business faces in today’s economy (this might surprise you)
>> [17:16] Jon tells us the best thing about running a business in Truro and he’s got a unique answer that we loved!
>> [18:27] How Stanfields gives back to the community and the part they play in the growth of the community.
>> [22:17] Where you can shop their products locally, the factory outlet, hours of operation and retail partners.
>> [ 25:40] What Jon thinks is Truro’s best kept secret.
We loved chatting with Jon and learning more about Stanfields. We’ve both been wearing Stanfields products our whole lives so it was really eye-opening to hear from Jon. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.
What did you learn in this episode? Did anything surprise you? We’d love to hear it!
Find Stanfields @stanfields on all your favorite social platforms or at www.stanfields.com
*The #facesoftrurolive series is sponsored the Downtown Truro Partnership. You can learn more about the businesses that make up Truro by visiting their website. As always, all opinions are always and forever our own!