User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


67° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Business

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Local Store Takes Advantage Of Cyber Monday

November 26, 2012, 5:03 PM by Peggy Moyer

Local Store Takes Advantage Of Cyber Monday
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

More people are expected to do their online holiday shopping Monday than any other day of the year. Thus, coining the term Cyber Monday.  And one local retail store is using its online store to its fullest potential.

"It's a big day, most definitely. This weekend was quite good too," Rug & Relic co-owner Tove Bormes said.

Bormes processes online orders in the back of the store before Rug & Relic in Sioux Falls even opens for business on Cyber Monday.  The store features rugs and other products from Turkey, as well as consignment art pieces. The number of online orders waiting for shipping Monday morning is up.

"It has been significant and I don't want to give you numbers, but it has been a really significant addition to our business," Bormes said.

Rug and Relic carries a lot of one-of-a-kind products so many shoppers looking for those unique gifts go online and can find it on the website.

Good Housekeeping magazine might be contributing to this year's sales. The magazine recently featured Rug and Relic's products in its November issue. The company's online presence is also securing news coverage in other parts of the country.

"We actually got a call from the LA Times last week that's going to do a feature story on us, I believe this week for our kilim bags," Bormes said.

Bormes believes only 10 percent of the population is looking for a truly unique gift at any given time so she and her husband will continue to utilize the web to reach customers all over the world.

Rug and Relic opened in Sioux Falls in 2004 and started its website in 2010.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View business

You may also like

Allegiant Air Pilot Pleads With Tower To Make Emergency Landing

7/29/2015 1:58 PM

An Allegiant Airlines pilot declared a fuel emergency and had to land at a North Dakota airport even though the airport was closed for the Blue Angels...

Full Story
Lick The Spoon Closes East Side Location

7/29/2015 9:53 AM

Just a year after opening on East 10th Street and Bahnson Avenue in Sioux Falls, Lick The Spoon restaurant has closed its doors.  Angela Becker o...

Full Story
Famous Wine Maker Planning Sioux Falls Development

7/29/2015 1:00 PM

Barber tells KELOLAND News while the plans still have yet to be finalized, they call for a couple of apartment buildings with eight to 12 units, as we...

Full Story
Fiat Chrysler To Pay Record Recall Fine

7/27/2015 9:32 AM

The settlement also forces the car maker to repurchase more than half a million Ram pickup trucks built between 2008 and 2012 because defective steeri...

Full Story
Picker's Flea Market Closing, Celebrate Church Expanding

7/24/2015 2:15 PM

Thorson ran several shops in Yankton before opening a store in Sioux Falls. The store will close August 16.

Full Story


Events