Where We Work – An in-depth look at an area business

Published 10:00 pm Sunday, May 25, 2014


Business: The Dressing Room Etc.
Featured: Irmy ChmielewskiAddress: 141 East Main St. Saluda, N.C., 28773
Phone number: 828-749-9555
Operating hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Email address: irmron@tds.net
Nature of business: Ladies apparel, accessories and gifts, small accent furniture.
Principal owner: Irmy Chmielewski
Year founded: 2014
Number of employees: One
How’s business? Since opening in April, business has been great. Area locals have been extremely supportive in the short time I have been open. Looking forward to the tourist business as well.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: I take great pride in personally selecting each and every item, whether it be apparel and/or gifts etc.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: A current and updated inventory, and a one on one shopping experience with my customers.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Only dedication, hard work and honesty will always be the guidelines to becoming successful.
Your role model: My husband and my great aunt, also the great Chef Thomas Keller.
The key to a successful business is: Be grateful and always look forward.

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