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Maker Education Workshop - Going Wholesale! with Caitlin Abshier
May
31
6:30 pm18:30

Maker Education Workshop - Going Wholesale! with Caitlin Abshier

  • NEX Atlanta

About this workshop: 

Cover the basics of preparing your business for wholesale and landing your first wholesale account: 

- Pricing your products for wholesale
- Defining a catalog versus a linesheet
- Wholesale lingo you should know
- Sales strategies when approaching wholesale buyers including how to create a pitch
- Understanding how to create a linesheet

You will be given a packet full of sample linesheets and catalogs to reference when developing  your own materials.

Prerequisites & Preparation:
Something to take notes and questions pertaining to your business.

About Caitlin Abshier:

Caitlin Abshier is a graduate from Kennesaw State University where she studied entrepreneurship and business management. During college, Caitlin sold her soaps and other crafts at local markets, creating a demand for her locally made + natural products. After her graduation in 2014, she gave herself one year of hustle for Revive to see if she could create a sustainable business. After one year, she hired her first employee and launched a second line of products called Luxe Apothecary. Revive Bath + Body and Luxe Apothecary products are now sold in over 1000+ store locations, including Hobby Lobby, Express, and West Elm. Caitlin brings years of experience in wholesale, branding, business startups, and sales with a focus in consumer products.

Buy your tickets, or share with others here:  rootcitymakeredumaywithcaitlinabshier.eventbrite.com

Root City Summer Market
Jun
17
10:00 am10:00

Root City Summer Market

  • Stove Works

Root City Summer Market: 
Join us on June 17 at Stove Works on Krog Street - just off of the Eastside Beltline - to celebrate shopping local, handmade artisinal goods and Father's Day!

We have so many wonderful things planned:
- PhotoBus ATL is joining us so come photo(bus) ready
- Maker Talks lead by Jon E Goode are back! Hear from your favorite Makers about their process, inspiration and love of their craft. Schedule coming soon!
Decatur Makers will be onsite making buttons - aren't they the best?!
- DJ Rahel EmpressRah Callender will keep our feet tapping all day
- Games! 
- Food
- New Makers and Artists - we have a couple of companies that are joining the market scene for the first time!

Admission: PWYW (pay what you want) Root City is a small business that provides a venue for these Makers to make sales. If you'd like to support our business, wonderful! Most importantly, come support local Makers!


May
13
11:00 am11:00

Root City Mother's Day Mini Popup

  • Ebrik Coffee Room

We're popping up at Ebrik Coffee Room-Decatur on May 13! 

Come by anytime from 11a-3p to scoop up unique, handmade gifts for the people you celebrate on Mother's Day. 

Makers: LMF Illustrations, Between the Evergreens, Jack Be Nimble Candles, Bones and Blooms Jewelry. Rose Grown, Lil Miss Leather