Duo creates association for independents

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Ryp Walters and Mary Liz Curtin have teamed up to create an association for independent retailers -- “It's Another” – as in “If it's not one thing, it's another ...”

The organization will provide independent retailers with "a forum for education, networking and sharing knowledge and experience," according to its mission statement.


Curtin is a writer, speaker and consultant who specializes in the gift and home industries. Walters is the founder of OverCoffee Productions, a Web developer for the gift industry.

Featured Video

  • 1200 Suppliers are Ready for You at Intertextile Shanghai

    Camera Icon More Videos

Subscribe to
Home & Textiles Today eDaily
Receive the news you need to know about the trends in the industry delivered right to your inbox.

CURRENT ISSUE

HTT August 2017

See the August 2017 issue of Home & Textiles Today. In this issue, we look at the Top 50 Retailing Giants Report, plus Manufacturing: Made in the USA gaining ground; International: Portugal ramping up exports; New products: NY Now home textiles introductions; Outlook: Commentary from H&TT's editors; and Planning: Trade show calendar.

See details!