The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

The Art of Relationship-Building in Small Business

When launching and running your own small business, what do you think is the most important element for success? Is it having a great product? Ideally, yes. Is it having clever marketing skills or genius business acumen? Sure, these help. Ask Carey Reddick,II, Owner and Chief Designer of Above-Time, Inc, the San Diego-based accessories brand…

New Titan Warrior bow tie line made for event

Bow-Ties for Warriors

And by warriors, I mean people who give back to their communities. Have you heard of Leonard Simpson, the Fashion Forward® founder and popular, San Diego media personality? His signature fundraising event, 10 Best Dressed Awards, recently commenced its 9th gala on Thursday, November 17, honoring 15 women and 12 men within the San Diego…

Why Mickey Needs a Handbag

Why would Mickey need a handbag? To give to Minnie as a gift, of course! After all, both Mickey and Minnie Mouse already sport their versions of bow-ties. The San Diego-based company Above-Time is branching out from its exceptional bow-tie line to include couture handbags and other sportswear items. Carey Reddick, II and his team…

Dorian, Above-Time brand ambassador, reframes himself.

Above-Time Celebrates One Year of Bow-Ties

Did you know bow-ties are all the rage? If not, then read on how Founder and CEO Carey Reddick, II has leveraged his evolving business around bow-ties and other accessories. Above-Time has been busy promoting and selling bow-ties and developing the brand during this past year, while creating a business model that celebrates community and explores creative…

The Art of Bow-Ties: A Gallery Re-Brands

Carey Reddick II, CEO of Above-Time, Inc., makes friends easily. This attribute is a very good thing when one is launching a new and emerging retail business. Enter Alexander Salazar, art gallery owner, who is having a busy day. While Reddick sets up a store front display of bow-ties, Salazar is multi-tasking. As I interviewed…