Ruby & Pearl Ramblings

I Don't Sell Clothes for a Living

I Don't Sell Clothes for a Living

I get it all the time. "Wow. It must be so fun to sell clothes for a living!" Let me just tell y'all. I didn't step out in faith on this journey just to "sell clothes for a living". Not even close! So, what do I do for a living? I am an accountant (albeit not the best one ever- ha!) I am a buyer I am a stylist I am a merchandiser I am a web designer I am a graphic designer I am a social media manager I am a CEO I am a cleaning lady I am...

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What it Means to "Shop Small"

What it Means to "Shop Small"

As small business Saturday draws near, you are sure to hear the phrase "shop small". But what does it really mean to "shop small", and why is it important? To be honest, before I was a store owner, I felt the same way you probably do. I just assumed "shop small" was a catch phrase used to draw consumers to their local shops; just as a sales pitch. Of course, I knew it was a good thing to support local businesses, but I didn't really understand why. Let me start with the fact that I am no Economist! But I...

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