Wednesday, May 2, 2012
A spring boutique for all of your buying needs.
Information was provided by the Ladue School District. On Saturday, May 5th from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm, Spoede School is having the Spoede Marketplace, a spring boutique and they are having their annual community plant sale. People can shop for gifts and wears made by local artists, jewelry makers, and fashion designers. Plants are available to be purchased by a local nursery. A gourmet food truck will be there for people to purchase lunch.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
A roundup of St. Louis news headlines for Tuesday.
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Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Ladue and Frontenac stores look back at their sales this holiday season.
Now that Black Friday, the pre-Christmas rush and the plethora of after-Christmas sales, returns and exchanges have passed, stores in the Ladue and Frontenac areas look back on the hectic holiday season. Employees at a lot of stores said their most hectic day was Black Friday. "Black Friday was very busy," said Ursula Pierrejean, assistant manager at Cha Boutique. "There was a lot of traffic in the morning." "They were crazy," Lauren Gaska said of the deals at Marta's Boutique. All of the store's merchandise was marked down 30 percent for Black Friday. The snow and ice didn't keep customers away from the stores in the following weeks, either. "Thankfully, people still needed to get their shopping done," said Colleen O'Neill, marketing …
Sunday, January 9, 2011
Sign of the Arrow Needlepoint and Gifts celebrates 45 years of being crafty and charitable.
Have you ever wondered where you could find the needlepoint belt capital of the world? If so, you should look no further than 9740 Clayton Road in Ladue, home of Sign of the Arrow Needlepoint and Gifts. This is one of many things I discovered in having a conversation with general manager Julie Filean, vice president of marketing Pam Wingbermuehle and Leslie Masaki, who does public relations work for Sign of the Arrow. Filean, who has gotten more into needlepoint in her four years as general manager, was even wearing a needlepoint belt that she stitched herself. Filean is a Pi Beta Phi alumna and has previous experience both in corporate retail and managing a non-profit gift shop in Japan. "I was looking to get out of that big, corporate …