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Bridge featured in HFN magazine

June 2017
Bridge Brand Conference

HFN covers Bridge's Brand Conference.

Bridge featured in HFN magazine

December 2016
HFN Magazine: $2 Million Milestone

HFN shares that Bridge has doubled year-over-year sales processed for clients.

Bridge featured in HFN magazine

November 2015
HFN Magazine: $1 Million Milestone

HFN highlights Bridge's handling of $1 million in online gift registry sales in 2015.

Image of Bridge article in Tableware Today

June 2015
Tableware Today: Last Word Column

Jason Solarek shares trends in e-commerce.

Image of Bridge article in HFN magazine

May 2015
HFN Magazine: E-commerce Update

Allison Zisko interviews Jason Solarek about Bridge's new services.
May 8
May 8
Continuing to enjoy Carol Schroeder’s book. Here she shares some additional services a store can offer.
May 8
May 8

Family Dishes

How many sets of china do you own? What are the memories they bring back? The author sounds like some of us.

New York Times, May 4, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/04/well/family/family-dishes.html
May 7
May 7
The U.S. Small Business Administration says that a business making $7 million is small. Hmm. As it tries to creatw the impression that it’s not a small business killer, Amazon used that classification when reporting one million “small” businesses use its marketplace.
May 7
May 7
How to celebrate Mother’s Day? How about breakfast in bed—with Bridge partner Royal Copenhagen’s famous Blue Fluted Mega collection. Gien also gets a mention.
May 7
May 7

The Rockefeller’s art collection includes Tobacco Leaf dinnerware—which is still produced today by Mottahedeh.
May 7
May 7
Disrupting the Dishes: Registering for perfectly matched sets of china is so last century, says the Sunday NY Times, May 6, 2018.

We know this is not true. Elegance and sophistication will never go out of style. After you read the article, read the 81 and counting comments in response to this article.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/05/style/disrupting-the-dishes.html#comm ...
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Friday, July 13
AmericasMart


You’re Invited:
10 Year Anniversary of Bridge
Happy Hour
Friday, July 13 ~ 5:00 - 6:30 pm EST
Rosse Showroom
Building 2 West / Suite 818 / AmericasMart

You're invited to celebrate with us the 10 year anniversary of Bridge.
In 2008, Bridge started its Smart Brand program that enables brands to instantly share their products with retailers. Initially, eight brands used Bridge to share a few thousand items with two retailers. Today, 120 bran ...
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May 6
May 6

Indie toy stores are getting a bit of relief with the closing of Toys R Us reports the Boston Globe.
May 6
May 6

Happy to see Mariposa at the Beauport Hotel in Gloucester
May 4
May 4


HFN highlights some new tableware and giftware items—many of which are from Bridge Smart Brand partners.

Featured:
Deshoulieres
Herend
iittala
Mikasa
Royal Limoges
Vista Alegre
Wallace
Wilton Armetale
Tuesday, May 8 - Thursday, May 10
FOR RETAILERS

New Webinar:
Bridal Season Bootcamp

Choose your webinar time:
+ Tuesday, May 8 at 4:30 pm EST
+ Wednesday, May 9 at 11:00 am EST
+ Thursday, May 10 at 11:00 am EST
+ Thursday, May 10 at 5:30 pm EST

About:
Get yourself and your website ready for brides and bridal customers.

You'll learn to:
+ Quickly update registry orders.
+ Avoid common mistakes.
+ Spend less time at your computer.
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May 2
May 2
Want to see the future? Read this book. I’ve read this book and carried with it with me at the shows in Atlanta and Dallas. The book shares show big tech and particular Amazon will change your business. Be prepared. I bought my copies on Barnes & Noble. I’d be happy to discuss the book with you.
May 1
May 1

Some good news: amazon is not taking over Europe. :)
April 27
April 27
FOR RETAILERS

How much does it cost you to add an item to your website? Most likely a few dollars per item.

In addition to the cost of adding new items, there is the cost of mispricing items. How much does it cost a store if an item's price isn't updated and a customer buys it at the wrong price? Let's imagine a clerk forgets to add a "0." A store could lose a few dollars or a few hundred dollars due to a typo.

Let's imagine a clerk has 99% accuracy in e ...
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April 26
April 26
FOR RETAILERS:

Watch the Webinar: Rank on Page 1 of Google

Learn:
+ How to track your website visitors.
+ The 3 key factors that make up your Google ranking.
+ How to rank higher and sell more.

Audience: for retailers

In order to watch the webinar, please put your email in the comment box below. We'll email you the link.
April 26
April 26
Facebook added more users last quarter.
April 26
April 26
FOR RETAILERS

Have you asked your landlord for a break on rent yet? Retail rents are going down—by 20% in parts of NYC.
April 25
April 25
Amazon doing beta testing with delivering to car trunks.
April 25
April 25

Bernardaud, the historical choice of fine dining restaurants, gets a mention in today’s Times. The new Noma is (like many other restaurants such as Eleven Madison) are moving towards humble tableware like pottery.
April 23
April 23
Amazon is America’s second largest private employer. Source: NYT and Jeff Bezos’ annual letter to shareholders.

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Bridge in the News
Bridge featured in HFN magazine

June 2017
Bridge Brand Conference

HFN covers Bridge's Brand Conference.

Bridge featured in HFN magazine

December 2016
HFN Magazine: $2 Million Milestone

HFN shares that Bridge has doubled year-over-year sales processed for clients.

Bridge featured in HFN magazine

November 2015
HFN Magazine: $1 Million Milestone

HFN highlights Bridge's handling of $1 million in online gift registry sales in 2015.

Image of Bridge article in Tableware Today

June 2015
Tableware Today: Last Word Column

Jason Solarek shares trends in e-commerce.

Image of Bridge article in HFN magazine

May 2015
HFN Magazine: E-commerce Update

Allison Zisko interviews Jason Solarek about Bridge's new services.
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