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Insightful conversations with leaders in the Arts & Crafts Retail industry

Sep 7, 2021

Rich Ezra shares how Schitt's Creek inspired a new product line that has hit an emotional chord with fans of the show, plus how competing against mega brands inspired Lion Brand to find unique and innovative ways to carve out a niche.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • When competing against mega brands with huge advertising dollars...


Aug 10, 2021

Abby Glassenberg’s journey started as a blogger and dollmaker. The journey then evolved to the business side of the craft industry, eventually launching Craft Industry Alliance, while still running her sewing business.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Craft Industry Alliance (CIA) is made up of businesses of all sizes, from small Etsy...


Jul 27, 2021

Lifelong Crafter, Author & Creative Industry Icon Joann Pearson Entertains and Delights Us With Her Life of Crafting Adventures.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Listen as Jo Pearson shares how she got started in the Creative Industry and about her journey as she was the creative leader for one of the largest craft retailers in...


Jul 13, 2021

Lawrence Hoffman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Marvy Uchida, shares how Le Pen became the most recognizable product of the Marvy Uchida brand. He and Clint discuss how Marvy Uchida is now working with influencers to bring people together in the creative industry.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Lawrence is VP Sales for...


Jun 29, 2021

Clint talks to craft industry influencer, Alexa Westerfield, Founder of Swell Creative Media, as she reflects on her journey from the early days at DecoArt and Duncan, as well as how Kathy Cano-Murillo, The Crafty Chica, impacted her life in a big way.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Who has influenced Alexa’s life?

  • Kathy Cano Murillo...