Category Archives: Retail

Buyer beware: The materialistic should avoid purchases during major life transitions

[caption id="attachment_4554" align="alignnone" width="919"] Thyroff[/caption] CLEMSON, South Carolina — Consumers with materialistic tendencies struggle with major life transitions and should refrain from online shopping and steer clear of the mall as a means of coping with those life-altering events, according to Clemson University marketing researchers. The research on consumers’ responses to major life changes was…
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Thomason joins ProSource Plumbing Supply

GREENVILLE, SC – ProSource Plumbing Supply – a Greenville-based wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing fixtures, hardware and supplies – recently announced that Will Thomason has joined the company as Outside Sales Representative. Thomason has nearly 25 years of plumbing and sales experience and worked for ProSource earlier in his career. He also worked…
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Kurt Matheson joins Keys Printing, an RR Donnelley Company

Kurt Matheson has been hired as an Account Executive with Keys Printing, an RR Donnelley Company. He is a graduate of Appalachian State University with a bachelor’s degree in Print Production Management. He has worked extensively in the printing and advertising arena for clients who include: Verizon Wireless, Denny’s, Wachovia, BMW North America, Michelin North…
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Greenville B-Cycle celebrates 10,000th ride

GREENVILLE, S.C. – As Greenville B-cycle rolls past its third full year of operation, the bike-sharing program ushers in its 10,000th ride and celebrates nearly 5,000 unique members served and an estimated 3,000,000 calories burned since the program began. City Councilwoman Amy Ryberg-Doyle, a passionate supporter of active transportation, helped lead the celebration on April 13…
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Greenville entrepreneurs open online retail boutique ‘Only Southern Made’

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Entrepreneurs Lindsay Chastain, Kim Banks and Liza Jones announced they recently opened a new online gift boutique, Only Southern Made. The online retail store features fashion and home accessories from independent artists and craftsmen based around the South. Some of the store’s offerings include reclaimed hand painted wood signs from Quite Swanky, based in…
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Old Cigar Warehouse welcomes Blasingame as wedding sales manager

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Sarah Kate Blasingame has joined the Old Cigar Warehouse team as Wedding Sales Manager. Blasingame is a Georgia Southern University graduate who brings years of experience in planning, staffing, wedding coordination and catering. Before joining the Old Cigar Warehouse team, she worked as a Venue Manager in Statesboro, Ga. where she worked…
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Northern California dealer joins Michelin commercial network

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Michelin Americas Truck Tires, a division of Michelin North America, Inc., announced that East Bay Tire Co. will join the MICHELIN(®) Commercial Service Network(TM)  (MCSN), expanding the MCSN coverage in California. With 70 state-of-the-art service trucks and 60 TIA-certified service specialists, East Bay Tire will offer a complete range of services, including repairs,…
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Cabela’s to host 2nd Amendment Classic and NRA weekend

Greenville, SC – Cabela’s announced today plans to host the company’s 2nd Amendment Classic event and NRA Weekend across its U.S. retail locations over the coming weeks. The 2nd Amendment Classic will begin Thursday, Feb. 11 and continue through Sunday, Feb. 21. NRA Weekend will take placeSaturday, Feb. 13 and Sunday, Feb. 14. Cabela’s Greenville…
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Cabela’s to host series of firearms safety and education courses

Cabela's has announced plans to host a series of free, informative courses to promote and educate customers on firearm safety throughout January and February. The classes and seminars will be hosted at the company's Greenville location by the store's staff, along with special guests and industry partners. No registration is required. The courses offered at…
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