Jim Abicht
Panelist, On Small Business

Jim Abicht is owner of The Christmas Store in the historic district of Smithfield, VA. The store has been in operation for 17 years and is open 7 days a week, year-round, offering a variety of holiday items. Jim and his wife, Elaine, have collected antique Christmas items for 30 years, which was the seed for opening the store. He is also the director of Smithfield Music, a program of the Isle of Wight Arts League, that brings concerts to Smithfield and uses the proceeds to benefit youth music education in the area.

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Sales in 2011 to surpass 2010

There’s a sense of happiness with customers. Their spirits are noticeably high this year.