Small Business Spotlight: How Cookie Wear’s Michelle Smith-Maiden Keeps Her Cool Through It All

If you’ve ever driven through the Hyattsville Arts District and loved the colorful new murals but missed the retro vibes of DC, you’ll be happy to learn that Michelle Smith-Maiden is bringing some flavor. Michelle is the founder of Cookie Wear Couture, a DC-based vintage and apparel boutique that features handmade designs, curated clothing, and…

Bloomforth Tips for Customer Loyalty!

By Matthew Valenzuela As a small business, keeping customers walking through your doors is usually priority number one. In order to do this, there has to be something special about your shop to attract people back. Most business owners think that it is their products that really makes them different but the truth is that…