Timeline of DeBora Rachelle Inc.
Started college at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN
Noticed the red dress in the window.
Started working for JoAnn’s Bridal winters and promoted to Asst. Manager.
Started working as an accounting clerk at Northland Country Club in Duluth, MN (summers).
Started modeling professionally.
Graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN and found out I unknowingly had a double major.
Started working as a Manager at the She Inc. Stores in Minneapolis, MN.
Started working in the buying offices of Salkin and Linoff in Minneapolis, MN.
Started working as a bookkeeper at Northland Heating Company in Duluth, MN.
6-20 Incorporated DeBora Rachelle Inc.
6-20 Received City of Duluth Sales and Use tax permit
8-8 received Sales and use tax permit from the state of MN on my birthday
8-3 opened my first store.
January 1st- Started dating my husband.
Opened 2nd store.
January opened 3rd retail store.
Started building my first website.
Gave birth to my son, Chaz.
Our website went “live” on the internet.
Started to build a new mini strip mall for my 1st store and started building our first home.
July 1994, closed 3rd brick-and-mortar store.
Filed certificate of assumed name for A Tux Shop.
Filed certificate of assumed name for DeBora Rachelle School of Modeling and opened School.
Closed 2nd Brick-and-mortar Store.
Opened Chaz-ma-taz Kids store above bridal store in Duluth, MN. Check out some free press we received for the store at: https://youtu.be/IhqmgiqjDQw
Chaz starts his modeling career
Made and received in over 100 dress samples of our first DeBora Rachelle brand.
Introduced our DeBora Rachelle line of prom, evening gown, and bridal dresses to the world.
Started wholesaling DeBora Rachelle gowns.
Dropped the formal bridal gowns from our line and decided to just do some informal wedding dresses that could be used for prom or evening gowns as well.
9-26 Incorporated Prom Magazine.
1st issue of Prom Magazine released on newsstands.
Added shawls, gloves, sunglasses, hair accessories, jewelry, crinolines, prom fabric handbags to our DeBora Rachelle brand line.
9-2 Opened another factory in China.
Hired a wholesale manager.
2nd issue of Prom Magazine released.
Showed our new DeBora Rachelle makeup line, nail polish, coats and rings.
5-28 1st brick-and-mortar store in Duluth closes.
Angelina Jolie appears on cover of 3rd issue of Prom Magazine.
Introduced cell phone cases to our line.
3-23 received in first line of stick on bra’s.
Had leather handbag manufacturer sign a non- disclosure agreement and sent them hook.
7-29 received in first leather handbags samples.
Introduced gothic glam line of dresses.
Ashley Tisdale appears on cover of 4th issue of Prom Magazine
Confessions of a Fashion Designer video/movie is released with posters.
JoJo Levesque appears on cover of Prom Magazine’s final issue which Cheyenne Kimball on the back.
October, purchased my Downtown Duluth building at 118 E Superior St.
Movie 27 dresses and movie Prom Night released
Received THE call and started negotiations for selling business.
2-17 Sold everything and retired.
2-18 Last internet prom dress sale recorded.
3-2 Last paycheck to staff goes out.
October, sold warehouse at 118 E Superior St.
Purchased condo in waterfront Suites for an office.
Started Art in Bayfront Park to help other artists show their wares and help save Bayfront Park.
First Art in Bayfront Park art fair held.
Sold condo/office 325 Lake Ave S 1216.
9-27-2016 Sold Art fair to Stone Arc Festival.
Patented bed sheets.
5-7-19 Trademarked DeBora Rachelle Inc.
Started writing an autobiography on business.
DeBora Rachelle goes patent pending with three more products.
DeBora Rachelle publishes GLAM Slammed It! Make it, sell it, retire young and rich!