How I Built Resilience: Emily Powell of Powell’s Books

Emily Powell is the owner and president of Powell's Books.
Emily Powell is the owner and president of Powell's Books.

Emily Powell is the third generation owner and president of Portland, Oregon’s iconic independent bookseller, Powell’s Books.

After having to let go of 90% of her staff in early March, Emily is focused on bringing people back and showcasing Powell’s Books’ unique in-store experience online.

These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they’re navigating turbulent times.