It’s hard to believe we are rounding the corner to the last month of 2013. This has been a tremendous year for our stores. We owe all the success to our friendly staff, awesome consigners, and of course all of our loyal customers. Keep on reading this month’s newsletter to find out about our great new products in store, as well as important dates this month. We also have a special promotion for our Newsletter Readers so read on to find out how to win a DWW gift certificate! Happy Holidays from all of here at Duck Worth Wearing!
Mark your Calendar.
Holiday Early Closures
When: Tuesday, December 24th, Tuesday December 31st 2:00pm
Where: Duck Worth Wearing
What: We will close early, at 2pm on Christmas Eve & New Years Eve to allow staff time with their families and friends.
Holiday Full Day Closures
When: Wednesday December 25th, Thursday December 26th, Wednesday January 1st.
Where: Duck Worth Wearing
What: We will be closed all day Christmas, the day after Christmas and New Years day to allow our staff time with family and friends. Enjoy the holidays!
Downtown Ames Main Street December Events
When: Visit the Main Street Cultural District Calendar to find out all the events happening throughout December!
Where: Downtown Ames Main Street
What: There will be special promotions in stores and restaurants on the evenings of Dec. 5th, 12th and 19th, with carolers performing along Main Street. Legend of Snow Magic on Dec. 14th. Santa also will be making appearances in downtown Ames on Dec. 7th and 14th.
Dollar days are coming the last week in January!
At the end of December we will be officially done taking winter items. Through the month of January we will continue to take
- Snow pants
- Light weight long sleeves
- Fleece & Flannel
- Jackets, Hats, Mittens & Boots
Watch the weather this winter because if it lingers, we will extend our acceptance of “winter” items longer! We will keep you posted through FB or email, so keep your eyes peeled. If you are feeling unsure, just bring in your items and we can let you know if we think it will sell better now or later depending on the weather.
Have your spring items ready as hopefully it will be right around the corner and items generally sell best at the beginning of a season!
February will certainly mark our official start for taking spring items which include
- Soccer cleats
- Easter Dresses
- White Shoes
- Spring Jackets
- Rain Gear
Summer items will be accepted starting in March!
You’ll also want to keep your eye out this month for a special guest of Duck Worth Wearing. We have known him for a long time and welcome our dear friend Elf on a shelf to visit our store to keep an eye on the good little boys and girls in December. He will be popping up in the store and if you spot him, report it to our cashier and you will be entered in a drawing for a gift certificate to Duck Worth Wearing! Please note you will only be able to have your name entered once per day. Want to share with your friends? Send them a link to our newsletter/blog and they too can gain this very valuable Christmas information!
Having a little bit of trouble getting motivated to shop? Need some cool gift ideas? We’ve made it easy for you. Check out most recent blog. We have everything you need in store to keep your holiday budget in control while giving unique and great quality gifts. Don’t forget to check out the gaggle of gifts that are small and compact, perfect for stuffing those stockings.
We also have gift cards available in any amount. They make perfect Christmas gifts and are small enough to fit in a stocking!
We have a great new product that is the perfect gift for a teething baby, or the mom of a teething baby! Read all about this Teething Bling created by a mom for moms. Come check out our collection in store today!
You Should Get to Know.
Each month we will be featuring a staff member for you to get to know! Our staff thinks of our consigners and shoppers as an extension of the Duck Worth Wearing family and we want to connect! This month you should get to know our very own Solveig Rice.
Who: Solveig Rice
Position: Sales Associate at Duck Worth Wearing.
Past: Solveig was born in Minnesota, and raised in Wisconsin before moving to Ames in 1988. In 1991 she graduated from Ames High and continued her education in 1995 at Wartburg College. After college, she worked for 12 years in the Ames Community School District, all while working part-time at Duck Worth Wearing.
Present: Solveig has been happily married to her husband Trent since 2000. Together they raise two beautiful 11-year-old twins Annika and Kaija, and their active 6-year-old Erik. She enjoys spending time with her busy family, traveling, and going to the movies.
In 2012 Duck Worth Wearing and the customers were thrilled to have Solveig full-time in the store.
Future: “I’ve really enjoyed my time with the company, and look forward to helping it be successful in the future!” – Rice
Your gift guide is here and ready for use. Come to Duck Worth Wearing and visit our friendly staff and constantly changing inventory. Bring in your toys to get ready for the holiday haul, and pick up your new holiday gifts while you’re at it. Thanks for making this another great year!
Thank you for your business, and as always for shopping local!