For over 25 years, Artisans has provided a unique experience for visitors while giving local entrepreneurs and artists a venue to showcase their talents and products, all without the huge financial commitment of a retail store.
Centrally located just off Evans Street in Greenville, Artisans is one of the town’s best kept secrets. Since opening its doors in 1994, Artisans Decorative Accessories & Fine Gifts has been home to hundreds of local and various other small businesses venturing into the retail world. Artisans offers over 75 exclusive and independently-owned Shoppes in one 12,000 square foot store. For birthdays and special occasions, housewarming gifts, gift registries, and other Artisans offers an amazing selection of locally made products.
Artisans’ concept is built around the American dream. Thriving on the creative spirit of local artists, Artisans offers entrepreneurs a low-cost start up option in place of the vast traditional overhead fees that accompany opening a retail store. Shoppe owners in Artisans avoid the stresses, time commitments and fluctuating fees associated with maintaining a business. Entrepreneurs of all backgrounds feature their wares at Artisans, creating an atmosphere all its own. From local artists, to working moms with talent, each shoppe has a unique story to tell.
The diverse shoppes within Artisans showcases merchandise personality, and ranges from elegant to simple. Artisans shoppe owners offers local food and jewelry, home décor, artwork, clothing baby items, personalized items, and so much more.
Offering retail space of all shapes and sizes, Artisans is the perfect avenue for crafters and entrepreneurs to bring their shoppe ideas to life. From shelving units and jewelry cases, to walk-in displays, there are “shoppes” available for all product types and sizes. Each shoppe owner has the creative freedom to decorate and display their items any way they please, or enlist the assistance of Artisans’ resident visual merchandiser.
Artisans’ courteous and knowledgeable staff provides exceptional customer service to both shoppers and shoppe owners alike. Shoppe owners are encouraged to work with staff members to enhance their displays, offer special orders, as well as to organize and participate in store events. Customers are invited browse in store and to participate in weekly live Facebook sales. Artisans also offers gift wrapping and gift baskets.
“At Artisans Decorative Accessories & Fine Gifts, we are always looking for the truly unique, one-of-a-kind, and exclusive merchandise,” says Bass.
Find out what everyone is talking about! Artisans is open Monday thru Saturday, 10am – 6pm. Find out more about individual shoppes at ArtisansShopOnline.com. Interested in having your own shoppe at Artisans? Stop by to pick up an application, call at 252. 353-8008 or email at Artisans1994@gmail.com. Applications are also available online.