What is the proper salutation for a blog post written mid pandemic? My first instinct was to type, “Hey Day’s fam!” Full disclosure, I actually typed this. Then I quickly pounded away at the delete key. “No, Vanessa. You can’t begin a blog post about the jewelry industry as if the last 4 months never happened!” The last 4 months, has in fact, happened. On March 18th, I made the agonizing decision to temporarily close our Auburn store. The safety of my team, my family, and our customers was at the forefront of my mind. The fear of the unknown; exacerbated by the global news, media, and social chatter; the inadequate lifesaving equipment and supplies flashed before my eyes. For the first time in my professional career – for the first time in ALL of our professional careers – business and commerce was co ...
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