Blogs and Opinion

VOWS magazine provides an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers, reps, media and consultants to present their opinions and industry insights within a Guest Column format in the print and digital edition.

To keep the conversation going, we also publish those columns on-line on this page.

To read At Issue blog posts by VOWS Editor in Chief Shannon Hurd, go here.

To read recent Outlook blog posts by Publisher Peter Grimes, go here.

To view and read recent Perspective Guest Columns, go here.

If you have an idea, opinion, or suggest you'd like to blog about on VowsMagazine.com, please click here.

Year-end Reflections

Giving thanks for VOWS’ talented editorial staff!

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State of Industry

I believe our best is exactly what your Millennial brides want and expect.

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A self-service coffee bar provides added perks.

PetSmart Goes Experiential

Five features any retailer can emulate.

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Silver Linings

Tough times highlight the awesomeness
of our niche bridal community.

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Silver linings to Alfred Angelo storm

Silver linings to the Alfred Angelo storm?

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How to Lose an Employee in 10 Days

Are you committing this cardinal business sin?

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On Connecting

Engaging on the job, as in life, brings its own rewards

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Connecting via Social Media

Fancy bells and whistles are fine
but simple conversation wins every time.

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Selling more may not require longer hours

Work smarter by concentrating on what you do best... and delegating the rest.

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Shannon Hurd at 2017 Rockies Fantasy Camp in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Return to Rockies Fantasy Camp

How to hook a repeat customer in three easy steps.

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