The Etsy aesthetic comes to brick and mortar, and why tech is now a section at crafts retailer Michaels

Retail and real-estate entrepreneurs are turning former big box stores into places where cottage industries can find customers. It’s a physical world response to what Etsy.com has done for home-based businesses nationwide since it launched in 2005 with a focus on handmade and vintage items. These general merchandise stores sell the same types of products and often use the old retail term “mercantile” or the more current one popularized by Amazon, “marketplace,” in their names. When you slap a name like mercantile on a store, “you can sell virtually anything, and we do,” said Clare Freeman, general manager of the Richardson Mercantile, a 55,000-square-foot store that used to be a… Read More

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Richardson Living Announces New Publishing Team — Richardson Living

(MENAFN Editorial) New look and new content designed to connect readers across Richardson 1 2 3 4 5 Galatyn DART Station in Richardson TX Galatyn DART Station in Richardson TX Eismann Center for Preforming Arts in Richardson TX Eismann Center for Preforming Arts in Richardson TX Richardson TX city hall Wildflower Festival in Richardson TX 4th of July parade in Richardson TX RICHARDSON, Texas – Oct. 3, 2018 – PRLog — Richardson Living Magazine has a new look and a new publishing team with the mission of connecting readers across our communities, crafting human interest stories and cultivating relevant editorial content and news. "There will be parts of this publication… Read More

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