The store has delighted visitors through several generations while also featuring a wide selection of greeting cards, puzzles, candy, gifts and houseware items. Having an internet presence has helped them return to pre-pandemic sales numbers.
The team behind Makers Mart, Sacramento’s annual holiday bazaar, has dealt with a litany of challenging logistics over the last decade. But the show always goes on in high style.
Modern planning now focuses on elements beyond brick-and-mortar
retail and commercial. Community events, alternative
transportation with safe travel for pedestrians and bicyclists,
and redesigned streetscapes with drought-tolerant landscaping
have become central considerations.
Each issue, we dig into the working habits of a top executive in the Capital Region, providing insight into how they get things done.
On Saturday, Sacramento’s furry four-legged friends took over for a couple of hours, trotting through the neighborhood costumed and in pursuit of snacks at the second annual Tricks for Treats.
Makers Made, a shop and platform for entrepreneurs to sell
handmade goods and wares, is part of a larger downtown
redevelopment trend in Stockton.
Crus’ nursery and landscaping construction company help
shape the region’s image and produce plants that
withstand the rough high-elevation climate of the area.
Created in 1952, Elliott’s Natural Foods was the first in its area to offer many of its health food products. Since their approach to whole and organic food was considered a rarity in the early 1950s, they made dispensing wellness knowledge and advice a part of their business plan, which they carry through to today.
Customer service. It’s a skill critical, not just for service-related industries like retail, hospitality and sales, but truly for all business sectors. Because at the end of the day, we all have customers. They’re our colleagues, our business partners, our clients, and yes — our customers.
In 2020, many forecasters predicted a stalling of style, but like
many mindsets that shifted during COVID-19, fashion too was just