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Insightful conversations with leaders in the Arts & Crafts Retail industry

Jul 27, 2021

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


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 the world. 



For Suppliers and Retailers - listen to the suggestions from creative experts to help develop new products. Share new product ideas before it goes to market to get feedback and input.



𝗝𝗒𝗔𝗑𝗑 π—£π—˜π—”π—₯𝗦𝗒𝗑 After spending over 30 years as the Manager of Creative Services at Michaels, Jo has retired to St Louis, close to family. Jo’s career has taken her all over the United States teaching, demonstrating and appearing on TV.  Jo was a regular on Aleen’s Creative Living TV, appeared on Good Morning America, Handmade by Design and was a Judge on TLC’s β€œCraft Wars” starring Tori Spelling. Jo has authored numerous craft instruction books and videos and is currently selling Creepy Doll lamps and Piano Key Angels at a small boutique close to home. 

You can reach Jo at She would love to hear from you!

π—–π—Ÿπ—œπ—‘π—§ 𝗒’π—₯π—˜π—”π—₯, president and owner of Creative Sales Consulting, has worked in the Retail industry since 2000. Clint and his team connect suppliers & retailers in the creative arts industries for stronger relationships and strategic sales growth, in order to bring joy to consumers through artistic creative and decorative products. 

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