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George Cleveland

Last Minute Trip to Dallas

While doing laundry last Saturday I received this text message from my boss at State Traditions: 1:35pm: George – would you be available to catch a flight to Dallas this afternoon to attend the Dallas market show? We have run into a bit of a problem with our crate and have to get product to…

George Cleveland

Product Development

As noted in my other posts, I run a small necktie and belt company out of my dorm room at Babson. Typically, I do custom projects for prep school, social clubs, and fraternities. Our new needlepoint belts have been a huge hit lately with prep schools. I decided to propose a collaboration project with the…

George Cleveland

Inventory and Sales!

I had another successful week down in Birmingham interning at State Traditions! The company is upgrading their inventory tracking software and it has been interesting to witness this important pivotal shift. The entire office spent a few days in the warehouse counting product inventory to assure its accuracy in the new system. While counting inventory,…

George Cleveland

First Week in Birmingham, AL

Wow has it been an exciting first week of work. Last Thursday I moved down to Birmingham, Alabama for my summer internship. The environment in the south is a lot different than Chicago but everyone I’ve met so far has been extremely welcoming. This summer I am working at State Traditions, a clothing company that…