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Insightful conversations with leaders in the Arts & Crafts Retail industry

Oct 5, 2021

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


  • 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.  

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.


  • 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.


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...

Mar 23, 2021

Lawrence Hoffman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Marvy Uchida, cut his teeth in retail when he was 12 years old, working for Michael Dupey/MJ Designs. Lawrence and Clint discuss what it's like to work with world class retailers and manufacturers.


  • Mike Dupey, was the father of Arts & Crafts...