Maximizing Profits: The Power of Referrals

A referral is the best advertising and great way to be recognized for providing an exceptional customer experience.  But if you want to maximize profits, here is why getting a referral is so much more than recognition.  A referral increases your revenue while lowering your Sales, General, and Administrative expenses (SG&A). Increased profitability!  Have you…

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STAR Student Advancement in Retail Design Endowed Scholarship

In 2014, we chose SCAD, The Savannah College of Art and Design, to establish an endowment to assist their high achieving students seeking Interior Design, Service Design, and Fashion Marketing and Management degrees. Our endowment has funded seven scholarships to five eligible SCAD students. Why SCAD? We wanted to make a difference in the lives…

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These Three Words

HAPPY. NEW. YEAR. Three of the most often shared words entering January. With unbridled hopes, cautious optimism, and a mask, we have welcomed 2021.  That said, many of us, our friends, colleagues, and business partners have started the year facing major career changes and choices. In my industry, the pandemic, retail and restaurant closures, the…

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