Washingtonian

“This is a path for sustainability,” says Varian, who describes the platform as a facilitator between brands and retailers.”

“If we don’t give access to everybody, our world is going to get really boring. It’s like going to a museum,” says Varian of walking through the curated space. “It’s a place of discovery. It’s a place of stimulation.” 

 

https://www.washingtonian.com/2019/11/21/this-new-retail-co-op-near-union-market-isnt-just-another-home-goods-store/   

 

“Inspired by the urban legend about Ernest Hemingway writing six-word stories, the crew from Union Market developer EDENS realized that two of their favorite slogans contained seven words: “Our work is bigger than real estate” and “We are in the business of humanity.” In a nod to Hemingway, the store will ask participating brands to provide a seven-word mission statement that sums up their spirit, almost like what you’d find on display next to a piece of art.”  

 

https://www.washingtonian.com/2019/11/21/this-new-retail-co-op-near-union-market-isnt-just-another-home-goods-store/ 

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