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DirtRoads

Member Since 16 Dec 2011
Offline Last Active Jul 21 2014 11:15 PM
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About Me

Pottery business - 3 years,  buying 1st kiln in October 2010.   17 years retail business owner of Loftons Flower's & Gifts and a small multi million dollar mall chain called acesori (Yellow Box shoes, handbags, jewelry, accessories), in malls in MS, LA, TN and AL.  5 years real estate investment banking - Managing partner Intercostal Equity Ltd;  10 years - assistant professor/instructor in marketing at 3 universities (Louisiana State Univ, Michigan State Univ, Univ of Michigan-Dearborn)  (includes time in graduate school) Taught marketing research and consumer behavior.  Dissertation:  causal modeling of new product innovation acceptance.   

 

Retail pottery & jewelry business open to public 6 days a week.  Hours:  10am to 6pm.   1 Full time employee.  3 part time employees.   Potters welcome to visit!

Change May 2014:  2  full time employes

 

Mostly slab and hand built pieces.  I throw some but not very much.   40% of sales from jewelry.  About half of jewelry sold has clay findings.  

Change December 2013:  50% of sales from jewelry, with only 5% of jewelry with clay findings, with majority made from import findings.


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    MMO's like World of Warcraft. Beta tester for new WOW type games. Making the world a better place for feral cats. Helping teenagers and adults cope with and break free from video game addiction.

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