Things Engraved is rebranding and exploring new opportunities to improve the customer experience.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

It’s known as Canada’s premier gift store chain, but Things Engraved is rebranding and exploring new opportunities to expand the customer shopping experience outward. “We’re not just one link in the gift-giving chain,” says Shawn Brock, the company’s new CEO. “We can also serve as a destination for a complete gift giving experience, rather than being a link in the chain.”


Nicole Miller will introduce more casual designs and launch a new visually aesthetic website.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

A long-time veteran of the fashion world, Nicole Miller CEO Bud Konheim doesn’t believe in following trends set by others. The company stands apart from other brands thanks to its dogged determination to follow its own path and avoid sticking with the herd. It has thrived for more than three decades by embracing change and marching to the beat of a different drum. “The philosophy of being different is about embracing change,” Konheim says.


Earth Shoes is relaunching its iconic ‘70s Kalso shoe and releasing a new insole as it rebrands.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

With new products and projects on the horizon, Earth Shoes is preparing for launch off. Focused on comfort and wellness, the shoe manufacturer is relaunching its iconic ‘70s Kalso shoe this fall and undergoing rebranding. “Our new tagline is ‘Modern Wellness Fashion’ and Kalso is at the top of that,” CEO Phil Meynard says. Along with the Kalso shoe, Earth Shoes will be introducing its new Powerpath insole that is designed optimize comfort and performance.

Sit n SleepSit ‘n Sleep keeps the customer experience fresh in its stores.

By Alan Dorich, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

Sit ‘n Sleep strives to make the process of buying a mattress as comfortable as it is to sleep on one. “From the time our guests walk into the stores to the time it’s delivered, they need customer service,” Chairman and CEO Larry Miller declares. 



Swiss Farms is celebrating its 50th anniversary and investing into technology.

By Kat Zeman, Senior Editor at Knighthouse Media

People that don’t live in Pennsylvania probably aren’t familiar with grocery shopping while sitting inside their cars. But for those living in the Quaker State, drive-thru markets are a popular solution for shopping needs. These drive-thru markets are known as Swiss Farms. They offer everything from basic grocery items to toiletries and freshly prepared foods.

Turners Furniture pic 2The Turner’s brands continue to offer high-quality furniture to customers at a great value.

By Jim Harris

Turner’s Furniture’s commitment to quality and value has made it successful for more than 100 years. “We have a great team of employees and a lot of loyal customers,” says co-owner Fortson Turner, who along with his brother Austin Turner represents the fourth generation of family ownership at the company. “We try to be financially conservative and keep our internal costs as low as possible, so our prices can be as low as possible.”

Founded in 1915, the Turner family owns and operates four locations under the Turner’s Fine Furniture brand in Leesburg, Tifton, Valdosta and Thomasville, Ga. The company also operates six locations under the Turner’s Budget Furniture brand in south Georgia as well as Tallahassee, Fla. 

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