Owners Karen Drexler, Melanie Bennett and Sarah Jozwiakowski are helping locals spruce up their home interiors with products from their new boutique in Webster Groves, Story Seven. The shop offers a variety of home decor, gifts and vintage-style merchandise. Its name was inspired by the building address, 7 N. Gore Ave., and the number of children the owners have among them.
There is another new retailer on the North Gore shopping scene! Never Enough Boutique sells clothing, shoes, jewelry and accessories for women of all ages. The store stocks small quantities of high-quality merchandise, and new items arrive every week. It offers online sales, VIP shopping events and private fundraising parties for nonprofits.
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Aquarius Wellness Center for Healing Arts is now open in Richmond Heights, offering personal spa services such as massage, facial treatments and waxing. Andrew Goodman is owner of the business, which will hold a Nov. 10 open house to celebrate its launch.
Dau Furniture in Ellisville reached an impressive 125th anniversary this year, and the company held an open house to celebrate. Five generations have been involved since the business was founded by German-born carpenter Ferdinand Dau. Today, Cara Dau Allen is customer relations manager, and her brother, Ryan Dau, is operations manager.
Footwear and fashion retailer Claire Flowers has opened her first eponymous store on Carondelet Avenue in Clayton. She founded the company with a line of comfortable, durable women’s dress shoes of her own design and grew the business through online sales, pop-ups and private shopping events. Flowers is moving her warehouse from Earth City to Clayton.
GrowActive Solutions, an ecologically responsible provider of planting systems and supplies, recently opened in the South Grand business district. It offers natural pest and disease solutions, hydroponics, vertical growing systems, greenhouse design and more.