Retail Tales – Dennis Farina


  Dennis Farina = Here is his Wikipedia page.   Jenny and I are in Florida attending a PMA show. We got lucky and were able to stay at an upscale hotel called the Peabody. Im thinking this is the early to mid 90s. We are coming down the stairs into the main lobby and …

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Retail Tales – Christie Brinkley


Mid 90s now. I am at the front desk working 'in the pit'. It is mid summer and the store is busy. A small commotion behind me makes me turn around. A contingent of people arrive and in the middle of them is Christie Brinkley and her new husband Richard Taubman. They have a place …

Lets start with this, from 2003…


Digital is Killing the Photo Industry! My Pessimistic Ponderings on the Photo Industry in General I recently chose to downsize dramatically the retail photo department at Gene Taylor’s. This was not an easy decision, but one based on many factors. While we will remain to operate a photo lab, and sell just point and shoot …