by Dan Holland
When Independence resident Scott Prebish opened the Rusty Chandelier, a house decor store at 6490 Brecksville Highway, it was not his initially venture into running a compact retail store.
“By trade, I do party organizing,” stated Prebish. “I do weddings and company holiday getaway decor. I’ve been accomplishing that for 30 years now, and I have experienced other stores. This is my fifth time executing this, and just about every time they’ve all been various. I’ve had present outlets, card stores, and a florist shop. I started out cleansing floors at my aunt’s flower shop in Fairview Park above 30 several years back, and then I later on ended up shopping for her keep. One particular factor led to another, and in this article I am.”
When Prebish visited the storefront site in April, he understood right away that he had located a new property for his organization.
“I dwell 5 minutes from in this article, and I was wanting at other locations,” he spelled out. “But I understood that there is practically nothing about Independence like a reward shop or anything at all else like that. So, when I saw that this position was for lease, I arrived in, and I took it on my to start with take a look at.”
Prebish and his daughter, Ella, came up with the retail store identify centered on an merchandise he has held over the yrs that hangs from the ceiling in the store. He will operate the business with help from his daughter and one other youthful lady. Prebish has produced attempts to element all Ohio-created products.
“I’m hoping to continue to keep everything Ohio-manufactured,” he discussed. “We have a cleaning soap line from Thompson, Ohio. The provider raises pygmy goats, and all of that is designed from goat’s milk. Then, I have a candle business, which is in Sagamore Hills, and a doll maker who is in Dayton. We also carry clothing and some artwork, and we get factors in on consignment.”
The store functions primarily dwelling decor things, outfits, jewellery and presents, like a variety of Xmas-themed products.
“I’m truly searching forward to the holiday seasons here,” he continued. “I have a ton of Xmas objects coming in. I’ll get to beautify outside, and we’ll be giving all sorts of ornaments and gifts and other things. That will likely all be up by September.”
Company was reasonably brisk in his very first pair of weeks at the new store, according to Prebish.
“So much it is been definitely wonderful,” he said. “Having a Subway store upcoming doorway assists a great deal. Folks go in to get their lunch, and they see the facet doorway entrance into my store and get curious – some people today feel it’s a restaurant. They appear in and they’re amazed at what we have in right here.”
Prebish reported the shop offers a helpful casual ambiance with a vast assortment of exceptional present products.
“I imagine we supply a ton of exceptional things that you don’t see almost everywhere,” he said. “It offers an chance for men and women to get out of the dwelling and arrive see one thing different, given that there is nothing at all all-around right here very like this. And I definitely love talking to people today.” ∞