As former Buyer and Merchandise Manager for the Smithsonian Institution Museum Shops, Kathy shopped the world in search of unique crafts, jewelry, textiles and other cultural treasures.
Co-owner of Retail-Details LLC, she now consults with museum stores and non profit organizations, working on merchandising and micro-enterprise development.
When not traipsing the world in search of good buys and ethnic crafts, Kathy can be found on the tennis courts, in art galleries, on the ski slopes, or engrossed in a novel.
Kathy Borrus
The Fearless Shopper
How To Get The Best Deals On The Planet
Kathy Borrus is an intrepid world traveler, a freelance writer, the author of the books, One Thousand Buildings of Paris and The Fearless Shopper, and the co-author of
Her writing has appeared in     The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, Washington Flyer, Art Business News, Niche, and The Crafts Report.
Shopping for textiles in India.
Making paper in Japan.
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