Two weeks ago I joined a group of U.S. retailers in Sicily for a tour of the ceramic artists and factories of Caltagirone, Italy's "City of Ceramics," where tin-glazed maiolica and terra cotta products have been produced for centuries.
- University of North Carolina at Chapel HillB.S., Business Administration, 1978 - 1982
Doug Self's Provision Oxford bridges wholesale and retail, heart and hom...
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