Retail Tips

I love shopping at our local thrift stores. Thrifting as I like to refer to it. Ever since I was a kid, I've loved a good deal. I grew up on a farm and we didn't have a lot of money. My dad was big into buying everything used. He worked a lot in the Detroit area during the farming off-season and I r...
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Categories:  Petoskey, Retail Tips, Shopping

Christmas is just nine weeks away. While you probably have fall and Halloween on your mind, it's not too early to start shopping and planning for Christmas. In fact, getting a head start on the holiday season can help you save money and keep on track with your gift budget. Create a master gift list...
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I always thought I knew how to wrap a present - I discovered I was terribly wrong - after watching the queen of gifts show me how. Watch this short video tutorial and let Jennifer Shorter, Owner of Grandpa Shorter's Gifts, teach or refresh you on wrapping a present properly.  This is a skill tha...
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Categories:  Holiday Love, Retail Tips

The point of the window is to attract customers and bring them in to buy. To create an attractive window that draws the customer in it takes a theme, plan, preparation, time and maintenance.  We have been doing window displays for years and have received many compliments, which is why we’d like...
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