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Changing Seasons …

Changing Seasons …

Did we get outside and enjoy an adventure? Those Outdoor Activities necessitate having an edged tool at hand. Whether you carry one at your side, in your pocket, in/on your pack or simply with your gear, your options are better and more exciting this year than ever. The knife you choose is up to your imagination and pocketbook. Some of you may even carry more than one knife … whatever you elect, it should be easy and comfortable to use while capable of performing a myriad of tasks. From fixed blade to folding … from tactical to everyday carry …...

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Rising Transportation Costs ...

Rising Transportation Costs ...

The postal service (USPS) delivers to a mailbox and UPS or FedEx to an address. Although sometimes there is little distinction between the two, we prefer that the package is delivered to the address. Recently we received a notice from USPS telling us to pickup a package at the post office. Apparently, it was too large for the mailbox. We do not wish this inconvenience upon our customers and prefer using UPS for delivery to your home or business. We charge a flat fee per order for packaging and processing. This fee has remained stable in this time of escalating...

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Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation

At what point did we lose the battle to “Digital Transformation”? Digitization is creating more opportunities than ever before, but at the same time, it requires a new mindset and readiness to embrace change. Is that change at clash with an “old school” mind set? Sure, it is necessary to accept the reality of constant change to keep pace in the “digital world”. It hard to separate digital from technology and it is the technology that continues to change. The transformation is still all about taking care of the customer better. Full circle … “old school” rationale is meeting customer...

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On the road again …

On the road again …

Headed home from the Blade Show with our family of knives in tow. In the early days it was about buying knives … searching for the right maker, innovation and another edged tool. To those of us with the vice (some call it a disease) it is a never-ending search. BuyKnives was the search for a special collectible … that one piece with its own personality … the one that felt right in hand … the one that “talked to you”. Now it is the search to find new homes for a member of our knife family as they have...

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Everything Knives ...

Everything Knives ...

Blade Show 2019 at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA this June 7th, 8th and 9th will be the 38th show. It all started in 1982 in Cincinnati and has been in Atlanta since 1993. Referred to as the “World’s Largest Knife Show”, it features the most diverse array of knives from manufacturers, knifemakers, collectors, dealers and purveyors all under one roof. Open to the public it is a unique opportunity to see and meet: ABS Mastersmiths & Cutlery Hall-of-Famers World-Renowned Knifemakers TV Personalities & Celebrities Martial Art & Self-Defense Experts Social Media Influencers & Bloggers Authors, Reviewers, & Knife Experts...

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