Posts Tagged ‘maine’

Are Wholesale Giftware Shows For You? Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows

Episode 023 – Gregg Shapiro, New England Made Shows Are Wholesale Giftware Trade Shows For You? If you’ve ever wondered how to determine if a gift show is for you, listen in. With more than 25 years of experience, Gregg Shapiro shares his expertise in the needed mindset and preparation for success in wholesale giftware…

Do’s and Don’t From A Seasoned Buyer and Artist, Lisa Mossel Vietze, Archipelago

Episode 21 – Lisa Mossel Vietze, Archipelago Do’s and Don’t From A Seasoned Buyer and Artist What does a retail buyer look for? How do you handle exclusivity? How do you even get in the door?! Lisa not only has exceptional retail expertise, but also understands the mindset of an artist. She shares do’s and…

The Art of Wholesale Craft with Sadie Bliss, Maine Crafts Association

From Craft to Artists and More – A Conversation with the Maine Crafts Association Episode 018  The Maine Crafts Association works to support craft artists with marketing and educational opportunities. While craft doesn’t always successfully crossover into wholesale, Sadie Bliss, Director, knows the best practices of the most successful craft artists and shares them with…

Burning it up with Denise O’Reilly, The Burnt Shop

Denise O’Reilly likes to burn things. And they’re beautiful. Episode 017  As the owner of The Burnt Shop, Denise has been gone from making holiday gifts for friends to quitting her leader role at Whole Foods. How did she go from presents to profit? How does she create new products? With a lot of hard…

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