“We all do much better when we all do much better,” suggests Kara Kurth, co-proprietor of mid-century fashionable furniture store Golden Age Design, to a group of fellow store owners at their “retail support group” dinner I was blessed more than enough to seize a seat at last yr.
Lots of would believe that community store entrepreneurs and managers would look at one one more as level of competition. But that’s not the scenario for Kurth, Bobbi Barron of Hazel & Rose Erin Duininck of Golden Rule Collective Hillary and Dahlia Brue of Idun and Rebekah Cook and Sara Tonko of Forage Contemporary Workshop. This fab 5 thinks they are more powerful together. They attend each other’s occasions and, for the last two many years, the gathering of women has made it a priority to satisfy on a typical basis to speak store.
“We can all use a listening ear,