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June 20, 2019
The value of buying handmade vs mass produced products is more evident than ever. More and more consumers are becoming conscious shoppers, seeking information about the ethics involved in the sourcing and production of the products they purchase. And more and more Makers strive to create valuable items. Technology provides convenience to research how their purchases effect various causes consumers believe in.
Handmade items often have a story behind them, a purpose and inspiration for their existence. It's why handmade items make such practical gifts. More important than just the bottom line, artisans and makers typically strive to produce a piece of work that they are proud of. It’s fairly common for handcrafted items to be scrutinized by its maker far more than any mass produced product.
Makers have an unending a desire to improve on what they make and an unending desire to make their creations to memorable. That's why Makers are gonna keep making. The value of buying handmade vs mass produced products is evident in how it encourages the artisans and makers to continue improving their craft, and growing their business.
Supporting small handmade businesses essentially makes the consumer part of the artist's next creation and provides an opportunity to keep the arts and crafts culture alive. Your helps supports families, and local communities especially in times when traditional work, and careers may not offer the job security they once did.
We are proud of the rich Makers culture Florida's Suncoast has to offer. Each of our Package From Paradise box features a variety of handmade creations highlighting the talent of featured artisans and makers of Tampa Bay.
Meet The Makers featured in the Summer Box HERE.
April 01, 2020
As we all do our part to help contain the spread of COVID-19 by self-isolateing and social distancing, it's easy to to feel overwhelmed, anxious and stressed. We also suddenly more aware of how often we need to washing our hands, how we frequently we need to wipe down “high-touch” surfaces like countertops, doorknobs, toilets, phones, and keyboards using household cleaners and wipes. We suddenly need to be aware of how often we touch our faces, and how often All that awareness can increase stress levels.
March 15, 2020
A recent in-depth analysis by market intelligence agency firm Mintel reported that bar-soap sales in the U.S. declined 2.2% from 2014 to 2015 against an overall sales increase of 2.7% in the broader bath-and-shower category. Further, according to the report, the percentage of households using bar soap dropped five percentage points between 2010 and 2015 from 89% to 84%. What's causing the market for bar soap to continue to fall?
March 06, 2020
For several weeks now we've all been hearing the guidance from the CDC, federal and local governments and other public health officials.
Frequently. For twenty seconds. But have you been wondering why these scientists and public health experts are currently telling you, to clean your hands of dirt, grease, bacteria and viruses "plain soap and water works?"
We're All In This Together
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