Get to Know: Kristin Fischer
Name: Kristin Fischer
Company/Titles: Muirwood/Online Retail Shop Owner
Location: Glen Ellyn, IL
Tell Us About Your Business/Job/Position:
Muirwood is a trendsetting housewares company that offers unique goods that start conversations.
Now, do it in 6 words only please: Trendsetting unique goods that start conversations.
If you had an extra 5 hours a week to spend on your business, where would you invest the time?
On myself, one of my goals for 2021 is to organize my calendar and spend more time educating myself on ways I can succeed further in my industry.
What is a goal you have for your business?
Shift more of my revenue stream from a provided platform to our own online retail shop.
Give Us Your Wisdom
What will you always spend money on?
Trendsetting and unique inventory to ensure we never become stagnant.
What is a piece of advice that you received/read that has stuck with you throughout phases of your career?
“Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.”
If you could save readers from one misstep, what would you share?
In the digital age, retailers are faced with a unique challenge: There are more channels, devices, and digital touchpoints that any other time in history. Reaching as many customers as possible means expanding into as many channels as you can and focusing on the importance of diversification.
What’s your favorite quote/life motto?
“If everything is under control then you’re moving too slow”
Is there a pipe dream/bucket list item you are willing to share?
To live on Sunset Key 🙂
What’s the most significant/impactful purchase you have made under $100?
My Dymo Label Maker
Do you read or listen to anything on the regular?
A goal this year is to make a little more time for consistent reading or podcast listening. Right now I’m reading Jeff Walker’s Launch.
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