Lori Barber
 
The Chinese Neighbor Arrives in Lone Star State
Chef-driven fast casual Asian restaurant opens first location in Prosper Texas, with rapid expansion plans over next 3 years. Chef BobTam and his partners have...
Lori Barber Consulting     Jun 20 2019
Luxury Perfumery In West Village Now Open
The Scent Room, Dallas’ first independent, niche perfumery, is now open in the West Village in Uptown Dallas at 3699 McKinney Avenue, Suite 301, located next to...
Lori Barber Consulting     May 6 2019
WHAT’S IN YOUR RING? SYNTHETIC VS. MINED DIAMONDS
The far-reaching impact of international conflicts can have unanticipated effects in certain markets like the jewelry industry. When buyers the world over...
Lori Barber Consulting     Jan 16 2017
Getting Engaged & Ringing in the New Year
The holidays are for friends, family, and looking ahead to the next chapter in life. Many people are starting that next chapter with an engagement ring. These...
Lori Barber Consulting     Dec 8 2016
A COLLECTOR’S GUIDE TO MAKING SURE YOUR FIRST PIECE WON’T BE YOUR LAST
Becoming a collector of estate jewelry is tricky. It is one thing to have a passing interest, but quite another to be considered a serious collector. For those...
Lori Barber Consulting     Nov 3 2016
How Buying Old Is New Again
“Fashion you can buy, but style you possess. The key to style is learning who you are, which takes years. There’s no how-to road map to style. It’s about...
Lori Barber Consulting     Oct 24 2016
WHY YOU SHOULD UPDATE YOUR APPRAISAL EVERY 2-3 YEARS
Owning a piece of jewelry, no matter the price range, is a meaningful keepsake for many people. Many celebrate a special occasion with a piece of jewelry or...
Lori Barber Consulting     Jul 17 2016
4 Unexpected Benefits Of Working With An Appraiser On A Regular Basis
If someone asked you to look through your contacts and make a list of the people you consider to be among your most trusted advisors, who would you include?...
Lori Barber Consulting     May 10 2016
Buy, Sell & Give The Gift Of Unique Vintage Jewelry This Holiday
If you are planning to buy jewelry for a millennial this year, they’d better “go vintage”... It’s a huge trend according to National Jeweler. It’s the story...
Lori Barber Consulting     Dec 3 2015
Kent Rathbun Concepts Brings New Jobs to Plano
Chef Kent Rathbun's burger and bbq restaurant in Plano will be opening in June. We are looking for exceptional applicants, who are passionate about...
Plano iReporter     May 12 2015
Kent Rathbun Concepts Brings New Jobs to Plano
Chef Kent Rathbun's burger and bbq restaurant in Plano will be opening in June. We are looking for exceptional applicants, who are passionate about...
Lori Barber Consulting     May 12 2015
2015 Food Predictions According to Kent Rathbun
Reflections & Predictions Looking back and looking forward is something we all do this time of year. For me, 2014 was busy and productive – and I can’t lie,...
Lori Barber Consulting     Dec 31 2014
Help Welcome Veterans Who Are Wounded and Returning Home
On Sunday, Dec. 7, Abacus will be hosting its 10th annual Seats for Soldiers dinner, where we provide a three-course meal to military personnel that have either...
Dallas Uptown iReporter     Dec 5 2014
Help Welcome Veterans Who are Wounded and Returning Home
On Sunday, December 7th, Abacus will be hosting its 10th annual Seats for Soldiers dinner, where we provide a three-course meal to military personnel that have...
Lori Barber Consulting     Dec 5 2014
Cheers Shoppers- Free Hot Chocolate from Ziziki's
Are You Holiday Shopping Tomorrow? You're going to love this. Every Saturday in December from 11am-3pm let Ziziki’s staff warm you with free hot coffee, hot tea...
Lori Barber Consulting     Dec 4 2014
Legendary Winemaker Far Niente is coming to Plano on October 2nd.
Premium Wine Maker Visits Jasper's at the Shopps at Legacy Wine industry veteran Bruce Mooers will be teaming up with Iron Chef Kent Rathbun and his...
Lori Barber Consulting     Sep 29 2014
Teacher Nominations Wanted!
DINNER FOR TWO-THANK YOU TEACHERS! Do you know a teacher who is particularly amazing, dedicated, talented and all around exceptional? Ziziki’s owners Chef...
Lori Barber Consulting     Aug 29 2014
CODE WORD: Back-To-School
CODE WORD: "Back-to-School" Moms and Dads throughout the Metroplex either shed tears of joy or tears of sadness when they dropped the kiddos at school...
Lori Barber Consulting     Aug 25 2014
Ziziki's Celebrates 20th Anniversary and offers #ThrowbackThursday Pricing Tomorrow
Most restaurants find it hard to last a decade…yet alone two! For the past 20 years Ziziki’s has become one of Dallas' favorite “go-to” neighborhood bistros...
Lori Barber Consulting     Jul 16 2014
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