- July 27, 2014
-- Cassandra and Neil Abramson, owners of Cutie Patuties and Cutiques Consignment stores recently attended the National Association of Resale and Thrift Stores, (NARTS) 27th
Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Carefully crafted for resale professionals, the four day conference is the industry’s most comprehensive educational event of the year. Cassandra, Neil and store Leadership Team including Natalie Silverthorn, Manager of Retail Operations, and Amy Saldana, Manager of Inventory Distribution, attended specialized resale workshops, stimulating networking sessions, motivating general sessions and a resale trade show during this focused program. This year, Neil Abramson lead a workshop based on Business Budgeting, and Cassandra Abramson lead a discussion on Successful Children’s Stores.
The Abramsons have been members of NARTS: The Association of Resale Professionals since 2001. Currently Neil Abramson is the Treasurer of NARTS’ National Board. “We have an ongoing commitment to mentor and learn from other resale professionals to continue our resale education and stay at the top of our profession,”
says Abramson. “We left the meeting in Washington, DC with renewed energy, invaluable contacts and a multitude of fresh ideas to help us provide exceptional service and quality merchandising to our customers.” The shops have been a part of Leominster’s retail scene since 1998. The stores strive to satisfy the varied needs of residents through their entire lives, offering everything from infant clothing and gear, teen styles, women’s clothing, and a vast selection of furniture and home goods. Many customers have been consigning with the Abramsons since 1998.
For further information about consigning with any of the ECi Stores, visit any of the local stores, or find information online with the website: http://everythingcutie.com/
About Everything Cutie, Inc. Consignment Stores (ECI)
Cassandra and Neil Abramson opened their first consignment store, Cutie Patuties Children’s Store in 1998 to serve the community with a family friendly shopping experience. Today ECI Stores has four thriving upscale consignment stores in Leominster, MA offering quality, gentle used products. Cutie Patuties (http://www.cutiepatuties.com
) specializes in children’s clothing and gear; Q-Teen (http://shopqteens.com
) specializes in teen clothing; CP & Company (http://www.shopcpandcompany.com
) specializes in Misses, Petites and Plus sizes for ladies clothing and accessories;
and Cutiques ETC (http://www.cutiquesetc.com)
offers household merchandise and consignment furniture. To learn more, visit http://everythingcutie.com/