Though it's been quiet here I've been answering interview questions all summer long. I still don't like talking about myself but I do enjoy talking about my first love: shopping!
Each interview felt like a business retreat, an opportunity to revisit the places, products, processes, and people that inspire me and my work. I also got better acquainted with some of my favorite brands like Shopify, Vend, Big Cartel, and Dôr.
This week two of these interviews published back-to-back. Though one's about me (I did mention I don't like talking about myself, right?), they both have you, dear Merchant, at heart.
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Behind the Counter: Chris Guillot, Merchant Method (Dôr Technologies)
Don't forget to join me for Seattle Startup Week. I'd love to introduce you to the talented, passionate folks from Dôr. Joanna Rutter is joining me in a conversation about the state of the retail industry. Sean Lakind is sharing much needed information about the importance of understanding how weather impacts your store foot traffic and what to do about it.
Serial Events: How to Build Community and Customer Loyalty (Shopify)
I'm thrilled that our community event series has been featured by Shopify three times! This month I sat down with writer Alexandra Sheehan to explore what makes serial events sticky and why you should get your hands "dirty."