Claire Spofford, who has led Garnet Hill for almost three years, sees nothing but good things ahead for the company and the brand, which she described as premium, but accessible. Born and raised in Wisconsin, Spofford earned an MBA from Babson College but really grew up as a marketing executive with the Timberland Co., where she worked for a decade before moving to Orchard Brands, serving as president of several of its product lines. Upon arriving at Garnet Hill, Spofford said she felt that the brand had lost some of its luster by over-promoting discounts. She cut back on the multiple offers and re-focused on providing a solid product in the very demanding world of womens and childrens attire and home goods. Womens apparel is a very large industry and a very competitive industry, Spofford said during an interview on Sept. 7, adding I count ourselves lucky every day knock on wood that we continue to grow. The growth is made possible by a great product, a great brand and a great group of people who work at Garnet Hill, she said. In a crowded marketplace, Garnet Hill has an advantage over competitors in that the heritage of the brand is here in Sugar Hill and Franconia, and doesnt have to be artificially created. Although the scale is much larger than when Dowse and Kirschner owned it, Garnet Hill says it remains true to its commitment to provide high quality at a good price, ergo, value, even as it tries to increase market share. Toward that latter goal, Garnet Hill this year opened in Bridgehampton, N.Y., what is only its second retail store ever. Almost entirely an online and catalog seller, Garnet Hill also brought the tactile textile experience to customers through its mobile boutique, a shipping container transformed into a product showcase. We expect our top line (sales) to grow about 10 percent and our bottom line about 20 percent, said Spofford. Despite having a giant corporate parent, we are what I call a mid-sized company, Spofford continued, and we have the potential to be twice as big as we are in five to seven years. Asked about future readjustments in its labor pool between Franconia and Exeter something that had concerned locals who feared a complete relocation to the Seacoast Spofford said that this is the plan. Exeter is a convenient place for company executives to travel from and meet with international clients and partners, but Franconia is where the companys heart as well as its marketing, inventory management, finance, creative production, quality control and customer service departments are and will remain, Spofford said.
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Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. In August, several residents at an apartment complex in Greenville, South Carolina , reported seeing clowns lurking in the nearby woods. According to a Greenville County Sheriff’s Office incident report obtained by PEOPLE, a deputy spoke to a woman on Aug. 21 who claimed her son had seen clowns in the woods, whispering and making noises, and when she went over to check, she saw several clowns flashing green laser lights in the woods before they ran off. Another resident told the deputy that she’d been walking home to her apartment hours before, at 2:30 a.m., and saw a “large-figured clown with a blinking nose, standing under a post light near the garbage dumpster area,” according to the incident report. According to the report, several children also told the deputy that clowns had approached them behind one of the apartment buildings and tried to lure them into the woods “by displaying large amounts of money.” “There has been a couple of people that have seen them,” Master Deputy Drew Pinciaro of the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office told PEOPLE in an earlier interview. “Mainly it has been children who have reported they have seen these clowns in the woods. Every time we have gone out there we have not seen any clowns.” The children said the clowns lived in a house near a pond at the end of a hiking trail, according to the report. helpful siteThe deputy found the house, but “there were no signs of suspicious activity or characters dressed in clown attire,” according to the report. Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller said last week that “the clowning around needs to stop.” “It’s illegal, it’s dangerous, it’s inappropriate, it’s creating community concern,” he said.
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