Local Entrepreneur Survives, Despite Economic Downfall, in Downtown Phoenix

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Despite lower than usual sales forecasts, ShopDevious.com continues to survive the economic downfall. Off the beaten path of downtown Phoenix, on Grand Avenue, lies a hidden bargain basement filled with affordable fashions & other stuff. With local award recognition and AZ Republic news recognition, they will survive this difficult economy by staying true to their unusually low price strategy.

Despite lower than usual sales forecasts, ShopDevious.com (http://www.shopdevious.com) continues to survive the economic downfall. Off the beaten path of downtown Phoenix, on Grand Avenue, lies a hidden bargain basement filled with affordable fashions & other stuff. With local award recognition and AZ Republic recognition, they will survive this difficult economy by staying true to their unusually low price strategy.

Anna Marie, Owner/Founder of Devious Wigs & Things, llc (parent company of ShopDevious.com) was featured in the AZ Republic business section and the December/January Issue of AZ Women magazine in the article "Small businesses have high hopes for downtown". The boutique was also featured in the Business Journal of Phoenix. With high hopes, she will keep the boutique open despite the economic downfall. She will continue to invent new ways to offer discounts to her clients; helping relieve some of the stress of the financial crisis for all who still need to live a normal life looking good. She just recently donated 12 inches of her curly locks to "Locks of Love" on October 27, 2008. She is a recipient of an AriZoni award in 2004 for "Theatre excellence in Hair" and continues to create custom anime wigs for clients in the US and abroad.

ShopDevious.com beauty lounge & boutique is monthly host to the free "Devious Gong" comedy nights, a participant in the free First Friday Art walk and home of the free monthly clothes swap. They are creators of the "Bag Lady" program, where they encourage recycling by accepting 10 recycled store bags for a 10% discount on daily purchases. They are also a drop off location for used/broken cellular phones and accessories to be donated to Hopeline, which refurbishes them for use in the fight against domestic violence.

ShopDevious.com (http://www.shopdevious.com) Beauty Lounge & Boutique opened the their doors on October 5, 2007 in downtown Phoenix as a one stop shop for small business owners, savvy fashionistas and all who like looking good, on a budget. Anna Marie was one of the 3 organizers, working alongside ASU downtown, to create a small business, local community outreach this past August, with much success and bulletin boards to boot!

Anna Marie is available for interview, questions or clarifications at 602-330-5794

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