What or who was "Oneida Community" and why silverware

What or who was "Oneida Community" and why silverware

What or who was Oneida Community and why silverwareMany of us interested in silverware or flatware have looked on the back of a fork or spoon and found the words Community or Oneida Community. What is this about. Sounds like a Native American tri

So what or who is “1847 Rogers Bros”?

So what or who is “1847 Rogers Bros”?

So what or who is “1847 Rogers Bros”?You are at a dinner party and somewhat bored. You turn over a piece of silverware and it reads “1847 Rogers Bros” So does that mean it was made in 1847 or that some brother's name “Rogers” made all this stuff?

Treat Every Customer with Respect, Dignity, And Kindness.

Treat Every Customer with Respect, Dignity, And Kindness.

Treat Every Customer with Respect, Dignity, And Kindness.My wife, two very young children, and I started our dream business in the early 1980’s in a small suburban town in Connecticut. We imagined, started, and ran an upscale modern convenience sto

IS Retail – Brick & mortar dead? revised

Revised February 15, 2020  I am updating this entry because much has changed since the original writing of June 2018. This past holiday season Amazon revenue increased by a whopping 20%. Many brick and mortar retailers did well, but some did

Place Settings?

Start with place settings?A great way to create a dining décor is starting with just two sterling or silver plate or stainless place settings. A place setting usually means 4-5 pieces at each place. If you are just starting life or re-energizing your