“As we have gotten older, and our customer base was aging as well, we realized that to continue to prosper we needed to engage the younger crowd, so we added work that appealed to that segment of the population.” What
“Many of our customers are very interested in the American Made movement and are intentional about shopping locally. This is a frequent topic of conversation in our shop.” What inspired you to start your business? Kathleen and Dave Miller: A
“I have guests drive up to 90 miles to visit my shop several times a year because they know that every gift they buy is unique.” What inspired you to start your business? Nancy Thomasson: I open my first shop,
“Quality is very important to us. We choose individuals who focus on one product and make it really well. “ What inspired you to start your business? Nikki Hickman: I opened my handmade Children’s Business in 2008 called Bella Due.
“Demand for handmade work has always been there for us. It has always been important to me—and to my customers—to know where the work comes from and who makes it. I include an artist’s card with every item purchased, which
“The fact that we are working craftsmen is a big plus for us as gallery owners. We are doing what we love, and being able to purchase beautiful artwork to fill up the gallery is a dream come true.” What
“I am the chief cook and bottle washer so I know our seasonal trends, and I am here every day but two Sundays per month assisting customers and building relationships that have lasted.” What’s the first thing someone would notice
“We wear tutus and feather boas to work. We don’t have a single white wall in our store. For 17 years, we have bought & sold unique items handmade in AMERICA. We give back to our community. We do what’s
“We were inspired by the idea that if we help people, animals, and the environment on varying levels that we could not fail. By offering USA-made goods we are helping everyday Americans. We find that American Made products are often
“Shop Local has a big movement in our town. The desire for American-made products is beginning to catch on.” What inspired you to start your business? Linnaea Holgers James: The previous owners took over the business after the 1989 earthquake
The American Made Show is the nation's premier wholesale market for designer products handcrafted by studio artists from the United States and Canada.
Whether you are an artist exploring wholesaling your work or a retailer wanting to learn more about the value of adding handcrafted American and Canadian products to your inventory, we’re here to help.