Bizline: Slocum’s Gifts

Published 3:08 pm Monday, September 3, 2012

Leader photo/KATIE ROHMAN Pictured is Slocum’s owner, Penny Slocum Correa, right, and Cheryl Bridges, manager.

Name of business: Slocum’s Gifts, Decor and More

Name of owner: Penny Slocum Correa

Address of business: 111 Main St., Buchanan

Date business opened: July 2010

What type of business do you operate — what you sell, services provided? Home decor, gift items, craft beers and wine, clothing, Miss Me Jeans

What sets your business apart from similar ventures? Variety of products, great pricing, change stock out with new for each season

What customers do you reach? All of Michiana, Chicago, Lake Michigan area towns and internet

How does the future look? Great. We are growing rapidly and sales are very strong.

Recognition/awards: Supporting local events, fairs and organizations, charities


Telephone number: (269) 695-6650

Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; winter hours coming soon and we will be open more