Talking to the Consumer

Labeling Ourselves Once upon a time, a producer was a retailer was a consumer. We bartered and traded our way through life. Over the past century, we have become specialists in production, design, manufacturing, marketing, wholesaling, distribution and, ultimately, retailing. Retail is where the entire industry is represented by a storeowner or clerk, a person…

Banned in the USA

The following article was first published by www.furs.com and is reproduced with the permission of the author. By Lisa Marcinek for www.furs.com SO MUCH FOR THE LAND OF THE FREE, HOME OF THE BRAVE. In this country, if people don’t like what you’re doing, they can – and often do – simply outlaw it. Since…