Market 2016 Recap & New Lines

Market 2016 Recap & New Lines

Every January we head to market in Atlanta.  I’m not sure how everyone approaches it, but we buy the bulk of our products for the year in a 4 or 5 day period.  We tend to get freight discounts, etc. so we tend to buy as much as we can for the year…it can...
Planning a Creative Retreat

Planning a Creative Retreat

Well we are back from our Creative Retreat. This one was a little different than the last. Last year’s Creative Retreat, we spent a ton of time on customer quality service and infusing magic into our business, and lots of energy defining our styles individually...
Behind the Scenes at Factory South

Behind the Scenes at Factory South

To say that it’s been busy since opening Factory South is an understatement. We’re running back and forth between two stores, and I have no expectations that will end anytime soon.  It’s a lot to juggle, setting up the new business and running both...
Growing Slowly

Growing Slowly

I’ve had one of those months. Things aren’t really lining up perfectly at work…sales are a little slower, some systems aren’t as efficient, and I’m most certainly more scattered & unorganized.  Some of my ideas aren’t panning...
Factory South: Shop Displays

Factory South: Shop Displays

Things are slowly settling down since our opening last week of Factory South, our new sister/brother store. It was a whirlwind week for sure, setting up late the night before our soft opening on Wednesday morning.  By the time the doors opened up at 7 a.m., my feet...