Two of a kind: Women find success in business – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

With our streets of downtown already decked, who else is already thinking about Christmas? I can hardly wait to start going in and out of our shops along Main, Franklin, and Commerce to try and find the perfect gifts. I mean; who doesn’t love our holiday open houses at the beginning of November?

And you can’t talk about Christmas shopping or holiday open house without instantly thinking of two shops in particular on Main Street. At one end of the street, you find Eccentricities filled with items for your home that are old to some and new treasures to others. At the other, there is One of a Kind, which is the staple shop for all things decorative, personalized, and yummy. What’s the best part? These two shops are owned by sisters Gigi Johnson and Mary Lees Wilson.

I had a chance to talk to Gigi’s son, Justin Johnson, about the two sisters, their shops, and what it is like to work with the two of them in Downtown Natchez….

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