Ep. 90 Shopkeeper Stories with Katsie of Rough Around the Etches
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Ep. 90 Shopkeeper Stories with Katsie of Rough Around the Etches

This week’s Shopkeeper Story comes from someone near and dear to my heart: my best friend of 30 years, Katsie! Katsie never considered herself a maker. But when her boss wanted custom-etched glasses for the company’s holiday party, she found herself learning a new skill. Now, Katsie regularly sells wholesale to retailers, at market events,…

Ep. 89 Shopkeeper Stories With Rachel of Rachel Alvarez Art
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Ep. 89 Shopkeeper Stories With Rachel of Rachel Alvarez Art

When Rachel started painting during her infant son’s naptime, she was going through a minor identity crisis. She’d just transitioned from a 15-year career in retail management to a stay-at-home mom.  Rachel’s stolen moments of painting quickly bloomed into a successful art business. Now, she sells her art to individuals through Etsy and to brick-and-mortar…