The Business Chat – Wholesale

Wholesaling is when a store buys your work outright. They order from your catalogue, you produce the work and they give you money. There are a lot of advantages to selling your work wholesale. The biggest advantage from a business point is that since you don’t produce the work until you receive an order, you don’t have to invest as much in inventory. Many makers also like wholesale because they spend more time in the studio and less time selling. Of course, you still have to sell to the stores. Note: a store that buys wholesale is also known as …

Maritime Bead Festival!

Finally! A bead show out east!  You can find more info regarding the show on their facebook page. The show runs Friday, May 18, 2012 at 5:00pm until Sunday, May 20, 2012 at 4:00pm in Truro, Nova Scotia at the Holiday Inn & Conference Centre Truro, 437 Prince St, Truro, NS B2N1E6  May 18, 19 & 20, 2012, the very first Maritime Bead Festival is coming to Truro for a week end full of those sparkling little baubles that have adorned us through out history! Take in an instructional class, shop for original jewellery designs, peruse the authentic Mi’k maq …