Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Insightful conversations with leaders in the Arts & Crafts Retail industry

Nov 2, 2021

Retail Authority Michael Barker Shares His Philosophy On How Happy Customers + Happy Employees Always Leads To Healthy Business

KEY TAKEAWAYS

Happy Customers + Happy Employees = Healthy Business

  • If you reduce employee turn 20% you increase profits by more than 20%
  • Happy employees make Happy customers

AVID Insights...


Oct 5, 2021

Creative Industry Icon Joann Pearson shares why in creating there are no mistakes, just happy accidents.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • In creating there are no mistakes, just happy accidents!

  • As you learn in the creative process, share and help others learn.  Be open to learning from those who will share with you.  


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...