As we prepare to enter 2012, we are excited to share new things that will be happening for us at The Cordial Cricket with all of you!
As our business grows, we are constantly evolving to adapt to changes within our industry. In the coming year, beginning February 1st, our Chester location will become a by appointment only wedding and event invitation studio, just as our West End studio location already operates. This means that we will no longer operate the Chester location as a retail gift store, after January 31st.
What does this news mean for you?
If you’re a bride, it means that you will continue to work with us just as you normally have, by scheduling an appointment at either our Chester or West End studios, whichever is most convenient for you.
Our Bridal Gift Registry Program will remain and we will continue to offer the exclusive formal and everyday dinnerware as well as the very popular Mariposa tabletop and entertaining line of products. Brides will continue to be able to select wonderful gifts and we will make exclusive one-on-one arrangements with shoppers who would like to purchase gifts for our registered brides.
This year our “After Christmas Sale & January Clearance” that we typically have each year, will include all of the in-stock gift merchandise that we have in our store (excluding only Mariposa and special order gift items). You will be able to take advantage of our largest sale EVER beginning Monday, December 26th. Items throughout the entire store will be deeply discounted for final sale.
After February 1st, if you would like to order invitations for an event, whether it be a wedding, birthday, anniversary or even a corporate event, you will simply need to schedule an appointment to meet with us to discuss your invitation needs and event details and we will be very happy to help you!
We look forward to seeing many of you soon at our After Christmas Inventory Sale and working with you in 2012 on all of your invitation and event needs!
As the focus of our business changes to be exclusively on weddings and events, we are also pleased to announce that we have partnered with long-time employee, Jennifer Eschbach, formerly of Details Weddings & Events, to offer new event consulting services for our clients.
Jennifer has been a certified wedding and event planner since 2005 and brings tremendous expertise to our customers regarding their weddings and events.
We will be announcing several new event consulting packages in January 2012, to include, but not limited to:
The Cordial Introduction Package – a 3 hour block of event consulting which brides or customers may purchase to discuss the most important details of planning their events with an event professional at the very beginning stages.
After their Cordial Introduction Package, clients may choose to purchase additional event consulting hours to use as they may need.
Day of Event Coordination – which brides/clients may purchase to have an event professional onsite at their event ensuring that every detail goes smoothly.
We will also offer other packages that cover everything in between as well as complete planning of your event with a professional from start to finish.
More details to come in January 2012!