Timeline of DeBora Rachelle Inc.

Timeline:

1984

Started college at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN

1985

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.

1988

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.

1988

Started working in the buying offices of Salkin and Linoff in Minneapolis, MN.

1989

Started working as a bookkeeper at Northland Heating Company in Duluth, MN.

1990

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.

1991

January 1st- Started dating my husband.

Opened 2nd store.

1992

Got married.

1993

January opened 3rd retail store.

Started building my first website.

1994

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.

1995

Filed certificate of assumed name for A Tux Shop.

Filed certificate of assumed name for DeBora Rachelle School of Modeling and opened School.

1996

Closed 2nd Brick-and-mortar Store.

1997

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

1998

Chaz starts his modeling career

1999

Made and received in over 100 dress samples of our first DeBora Rachelle brand.

2000

Introduced our DeBora Rachelle line of prom, evening gown, and bridal dresses to the world.

2001

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.

2002

9-26 Incorporated Prom Magazine.

2003

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.

2004

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.

2005

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.

2006

Introduced gothic glam line of dresses.

2007

Ashley Tisdale appears on cover of 4th issue of Prom Magazine

Confessions of a Fashion Designer video/movie is released with posters.

2008

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.

2009

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.

2010

Started Art in Bayfront Park to help other artists show their wares and help save Bayfront Park.

2011

First Art in Bayfront Park art fair held.

2015

Sold condo/office 325 Lake Ave S 1216.

2016

9-27-2016 Sold Art fair to Stone Arc Festival.

2018 

Patented bed sheets.

2019

5-7-19 Trademarked DeBora Rachelle Inc.

Started writing an autobiography on business.

2020

DeBora Rachelle goes patent pending with three more products.

2021

DeBora Rachelle publishes GLAM Slammed It! Make it, sell it, retire young and rich!