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A Journey to Jodhpur

October 22, 2021 7:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It was February of 2020, just before COVID-19 put a pause on everything, and I was traveling with a small group of colleagues. After picking up our rental car, we went to check into our hotel and were immediately immersed in the hustle and bustle of the Blue City. I had only been to Jodhpur a couple of times before, and I remember feeling an immediate sense of culture-shock upon arrival.


The Life of a Buyer for South Platte Trading Co.

October 21, 2021 7:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Whenever I tell people that I’m a Buyer for South Platte Trading Company, I love watching their eyes light up with intrigue. Whether it’s my friends, family, or customers at our store, everyone I meet seems to be curious about what my job actually entails.  Anyone who’s been to our store knows that many of our products come from exotic countries and showcase gorgeous timeworn textures as well as exquisite hand-carved detailing. It’s only natural for people to be curious about how these items come into our possession.  So, if you've ever wanted to know more about how we source products, then read on as I explain the in’s and out’s of my job as a professional Buyer.