Tag Archives: Scrapbook Shopping

Chicagoland Scrapbooker

On my last trip to Chicago, I made it to a new-to-me scrapbook store called Craft Fancy in Arlington Heights. The store was a mixture of supplies for scrapbookers and cardmakers and had crop/classroom space. I was pleased with the … Continue reading

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A Roundup of Scrapbooking and Shopping Posts

This entry is part 61 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 61 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Over the last two months, I have written about some aspect of scrapbooking and shopping. Before I move on … Continue reading

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Product Selection at Local Scrapbook Stores

This entry is part 59 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 59 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. During the time of my interviews (2008), there was a clear distinction between the products that were available at … Continue reading

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Scrapbook Shopping While on Vacation

This entry is part 60 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 60 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. A few respondents shop at local scrapbook stores while vacationing. A major reason people do this is because those … Continue reading

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Is Scrapbooking an Expensive Hobby or a Cheap Thrill?

This entry is part 57 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 57 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. What Industry Workers Say… Scrapbooking is perceived as an expensive hobby and can quickly become expensive, but industry workers … Continue reading

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“It Costs Me Money to Work in the Industry”: Spending Money on Scrapbooking

This entry is part 58 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 58 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Excluding scrapbook business owners, industry workers earn close to minimum wage, commission-only, or a combination of the two in … Continue reading

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Pressure, Customer Service, and Knowledge

This entry is part 55 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 55 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Industry workers emphasize that they do not pressure customers to purchase products, they offer better customer service, and they … Continue reading

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Selling the Shopping Experience

This entry is part 56 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 56 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Direct sellers and brick and mortar industry workers feel the competition from online retailers. The internet makes it much … Continue reading

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Renting Scrapbook Space

This entry is part 53 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 53 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results Each Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation. Scrapbook stores do not just sell scrapbook supplies, but also sell (or more accurately, rent) scrapbook space. Scrapbookers … Continue reading

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Selling Scrapbook Supplies

This entry is part 54 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives Results

This entry is part 54 of 86 in the series Scrapworthy Lives ResultsEach Wednesday, I write a post from my dissertation.   People who work in the scrapbook industry see their way of selling[1] the product as superior to the … Continue reading

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