Eileen McClelland

Eileen McClelland

Eileen McClelland is the managing editor at INSTORE Magazine.

Write on Tuesday, 01 September 2015 Published in Best Practices

With September here (already!), it occurred to me it’s time for party planning in your store. So I decided to revisit a story on holiday planning I wrote in 2012 and pull out some highlights to offer a bit of inspiration. Remember, a party should be fun, from planning to execution.

Write on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 Published in Best Practices

Ruth Mellergaard, a principal with Grid 3/International, is a designer of note in two stores that took America’s Coolest Stores honors this year.

Write on Tuesday, 18 August 2015 Published in Best Practices

I recently received this story from Heather Eichhorn Cruse, granddaughter of John Eichhorn, who founded Eichhorn Jewelry in Decatur, IN, 50 years ago. The business is now run by Heather’s aunt, Eileen Eichhorn. Heather, marketing director for the family business, is happy to report that 50 years later the business is still thriving.

Write on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 Published in Best Practices

Hey, jewelry designers , are you ready to push the limits of your skill and imagination?

Rio Grande has issued the call for entries for the 2016 Saul Bell Design Award competition.

Write on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 Published in Best Practices

As a resident of New Orleans for the past two years, I’m very much a newcomer. But I’ve lived here long enough to understand the magnetic attraction of the place, and how its lively, musical culture somehow seeps into your soul.