Retailer to Retailer: Conserving sane in an insane market

Cheryl Kees Clendenon, proprietor of In Element Interiors

By Cheryl Kees Clendenon

The top of the world shouldn’t be coming. I stated it. I imply it. Can all of us simply cease for a second in our hectic day and acknowledge this reality?

Whether or not you run a design agency, a big retail retailer or a small dwelling accents boutique, we’re all conscious of the challenges going through our busy business. It’s talked about advert nauseam in Fb teams, on frantic texts amongst enterprise proprietor buddies, within the halls of bigger corporations and within the avalanche of emails from distributors that start with, “On this unprecedented 12 months…”.

Provide and demand is hitting us onerous. Distributors and reps are juggling the identical points however we’re their shoppers and clients. Blaming them and subjecting customer support individuals to a scene from Psycho is a little bit of irony once we are fuming about our personal shoppers and clients not “understanding” the scenario.

Now, the right way to proceed with out dropping our thoughts, our sanity or our lunch the following time “the” letter arrives or a consumer tosses a tantrum worthy of an Oscar? (For those who had been me

20 Small Closet Group Concepts

It is no secret {that a} well-organized closet can begin your break day proper, however if you happen to’re working with a cramped area, getting dressed within the morning could be a disturbing expertise. Whereas carving out simply sufficient room in your small closet for clothes, sneakers and equipment could seem unattainable, sensible organizing options could make all of the distinction. And imagine it or not, they do not must be dear.

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