Posts Tagged ‘Libby Story’

Sales numbers, store visits guide her inventory decisions

by Published: December 24,2012

Tags: fashion merchandise, Libby Story, retail

The first rule of display at a Libby Story store is that everything must make sense. Arrange it so people will want to buy it. “That’s my God-given talent,” Libby Story McRight says. All the pieces along a wall must work together. “So if I wanted those jeans you could wear any of the tops […] [...]

Specialty retailers emphasize the store experience

by Published: December 24,2012

Tags: Business Person of the Year, Libby Story, retail

Upon the 2006 opening of the Libby Story store in Starkville, the university town had one other clothing and accessories boutique. Today the city has about a dozen and a half, Libby Story McRight says. “Now, I bet there are 20 at least,” she says. “I’ve got several competitors I think are really good. I […] [...]

Store’s website growing into an industry of its own

by Published: December 24,2012

Tags: Libby Story, Mississippi, retail

Libby Story McRight lives to create but the young retail entrepreneur is content to leave the creative work that goes into the Libby Story website to her graphic artist husband, John Hunter McRight, and a full-time web master. “Our website is like an industry in itself,” says McRight. “It’s like a store. We have a […] [...]

Libby Story McRight is MBJ’s 2012 “Business Person of the Year”

by Published: December 21,2012

Tags: clothing, fashion, Libby Story, Libby Story McRight, small business

Life really is a puzzle for Libby Story McRight. While the rest of us live each day giving little notice to the things around us, McRight can’t help but notice those very things. She looks at them thinking not so much about what they are but what they could be. “Don’t throw that away — […] [...]

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