How one boutique owner built a career in retail

11/3/2009 | Poughkeepsie Journal (N.Y.)

For the owner of Darryl's, a contemporary boutique in New York, retail is part psychiatry. Darryl Gamble's fashion advice has won over so many women over the years that now some won't buy anything without consulting him. Gamble's previous work as a manager and with fashion retailers and wholesalers also gives him a well-rounded background that he applies to his boutiques. "This speaks to how retail can actually be a very exciting career field, because you can be a small-business owner, you can be an entrepreneur, or you can develop specialties within retail," said Angela Elder, director of the career development program for the National Retail Federation.

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