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August 16
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What company in the tabletop industry has invested in a tech company? I don't know of one. I believe our industry should be doing what UPS does and investing in tech--and I'll explain why.

As today's WSJ shares, UPS has a venture capital arm and it has this because smart businesses know that most businesses are becoming more like: software businesses. Therefore, businesses have to ‘buy’ that know-how by investing in a tech company. UPS knows that it doesn't have the ...Read rest of Chalk

macy's   ups   amazon

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Comments:
08/19/19 · 04:10 PM
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Jason at Bridge:
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Mark, who owns a store in Texas, replied with this comment:

Is having the lowest price the only way to win customers? What about service, person connection, expertise and the sensory experience of shopping in a beautiful retail store? What attracted me most to this industry 25 years ago was working one-on-one with clients. We built a business based on offering unique product sourced from all
over the country and giving personalized attention. Clients have traded the personal connection to being able to buy in their pajamas. I didn’t go into this business to run a website. I see it as a necessary evil at this point. It’s joyless and offers nothing more than convenience.



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August 16


It’s almost the weekend… Before bidding goodbye to the blissful days of sweet summertime… we’re savoring the last of summer entertaining with a lil “sip serve and repeat”... Cheers!!
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styling and photo: @theeverydaymess

Skyros Designs

Brand: Skyros Designs



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August 15
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The status of some big retailers, per today’s WSJ.

Wsj   Macy’s   stock price

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August 15
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Featured Products From Post:


Luxury melamine is back! Start or expand your collection today.

Beatriz Ball   The Good Life   bowl   melamine   new   $BTZ-2481

Brand: Beatriz Ball



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August 14
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New feature:
Your 'New Products' page now shows you the date the item was added. This makes it easier for you and customers to keep track of your business adding new items.

In the example shown, we see that the retailer added the three items today.



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August 13


The sleek lines and quality shine makes this tray perfect for any style.

Beatriz Ball   The Good Life   tray   tray with handles   vento   Handmade   Artisan   $BTZ-6782

Brand: Beatriz Ball



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August 12
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Event Date: Tuesday, August 13
Location: NY NOW




I'll be NY NOW on Tuesday, August 13, meeting with brands, retailers, and reps. Happy to meet with you. Just drop me a line. :)

http://www.nynow.com/

http://41madison.com/

When: Tuesday, August 13
Where: NY NOW
ny now

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