The Grommet

by Angelique Platas

May 28, 2016

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Products / Other

The Grommet is a website dedicated to helping under-represented entrepreneurs successfully create, share their story, sell products they believe in and ultimately change the way we shop. The Grommet is a platform for unique, American-made, handcrafted products to be sold to like-minded buyers.


By focusing on sustainable shopping and living, the Grommet website helps artisans, artists and small businesspeople alike to grow and succeed in an industry dominated by outsourcing and undesirable labor laws.


Much like Etsy, the Grommet shares business stories of their clients and showcases some of the best, homemade products by small businesses and individuals of the moment. All of the Entrepreneurs on the site are handpicked by the Grommet team to launch their product.


The Grommet team chooses individuals and business with a deserving story, one with hardwork and values behind it and build a website compiled of their favorite shops, products and sellers. The mission of the seller and their work ethic is important to the Grommet so buyers can feel confident knowing the product is up to standard.


Shopping small can be achieved easily and efficiently online with the Grommet and other shops like it. By supporting individuals who create, buyers know exactly who made the products, where their money is going to and where their purchases are coming from.


Tips / Travel
Feb 19, 2019

How to Find Cheap Flights to Europe in 2019

If it seems like it’s getting cheaper and cheaper to fly from the United States to Europe, it kind of is. With a bit of flexibility and open-mindedness, it’s never been more affordable to fly across the Atlantic for a dream-like getaway. Here are a few ways to find the cheapest flights to Europe this year.

Work and Play in Italy

Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.

Reviews / Restaurant
Feb 19, 2019

Tang & Biscuit, Richmond, Virginia

“Barcades” have become staples in up-and-coming hip cities, and Richmond, Virginia, is no exception. The fast-growing neighborhood of Scott’s Addition features a bevy of new hangouts, including the bright and spacious Tang & Biscuit, a gathering place for kids of all ages.

Top 5 / Other
Feb 18, 2019

Top 5: Favorite Airports Among Travelers

Every traveler has an airport that exceeded expectations. There are tons of horror stories from travelers that had to spend the night in a dirty airport or who lost their luggage. It goes a long way when an airport is clean, has friendly staff and keeps people moving along.

Work and Play in Italy

ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.

Touring the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art offers an extensive collection in Kansas City. Open to the public since 1933, the museum boasts ancient through contemporary works from around the world.