The staff at Fashion Time hold time itself in their hands?in the store?s collection of eye-catching watches, that is. At locations throughout Maryland and Virginia, they pair customers? wrists with high-end and affordable watches from name-brand designers, such as Edifice, Kimio, Seiko, and Citizen. Customers can also peruse the store?s inventory online, with shipping available nationwide. Already-purchased watches can be registered online via an easy submission form or a more difficult smoke-signal pattern.
An authorized AT&T retailer, AT&T Portables sets itself apart from the crowd with customer-service-oriented staffers who guide shoppers through the process of picking phones and accessories from an extensive inventory. Each employee is well versed in the bells and whistles of the latest smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, and Nokia, helping shoppers translate tech specs into real-world pros and cons. Customers’ chosen phones are accompanied by a range of protective and stylish accessories, as well as cellular plans that provide an appropriate amount of minutes, text messages, and bandwidth for sending and receiving urgent cat videos.
It's a big leap from the bustle of an athletic field to the solitude of a darkroom, but Calumet Photographic made the transition seamlessly more than 70 years ago. From its origins as a Chicago sporting-goods store, the company evolved into a one-stop shop for cameras and darkroom equipment and eventually into an innovator of photographic technology. In the 1960s, Calumet's most brilliant minds were behind the development of the Caltar large-format-lens line and nitrogen burst film.
Today, Calumet Photographic continues to manufacture and sell professional photographic products and software across the globe, boasting more than 25 retail stores throughout the US and Europe. Their shops abound with both new and used high-quality cameras and equipment, rental gear, and knowledgeable technicians eager to help customers find the right equipment for the job. The company’s extensive online catalog enables shoppers to purchase equipment from around the world and have it shipped directly to their home, studio, or mall photo booth they’ve claimed as a studio.
Johnson's Organic Food LLC's founder learned the power of organic food firsthand. He lost more than 60 pounds when he revamped his lifestyle, switching his diet from mostly fast food to organic, vegan dishes, and augmenting his sedentary desk job with marathon training.
Through Johnson's Organic Food LLC, his mission is to provide customers in the Washington DC area the same organic fruits, vegetables, and snacks that helped fuel his weight loss, delivering them right to their doorsteps. The selection of organic groceries changes with the seasons, taking advantage of foods that are available on East Coast farms, such as watermelon in the summer, squash in the fall, and kale in the spring, when the kale monsoons roll in. In addition to the non-GMO, certified organic groceries, they send out juice cleanses?which are designed specifically to help patrons boost their energy levels and slim down?made up of cold-pressed juices that arrive to guests freshly pressed the morning of delivery.
Golfsmith's online and in-store showrooms house an almost endless list of golf gear for men, women, and children alike. Clubs, balls, and accessories from brands such as TaylorMade, MacGregor, and Callaway give players precise control over their game, and polos and long-sleeved shirts from Nike and Snake Eyes garb players in course-appropriate attire now that tuxedo T-shirts no longer qualify. Along with the extensive collection of equipment and golf bags, Golfsmith also carries GPS systems to give players a high-tech edge.
In students' homes or at one of three studios, Ego Music's instructors teach budding musicians to play a range of instruments, including guitar, clarinet, flute, and piano. All instructors have at least 10 years of experience and can teach a range of styles, such as classical, jazz, and rock. Ego Music also rents instruments.