Q:What year did your business start?
Q: What motivated the company's founders to start the business?
A: I had been taking merchandise to craft shows but wanted to have a store-front business.
Q: How many full- and part-time employees do you have?
A: Melissa Hansen is the shop's owner-operator.
Q: What is KaLeiDasCope's niche?
A: We are a consignment shop specializing in unique, hand-made gift items, including jewelry, crochet, signs and plaques, hair bows and more. We have a little bit of everything. Most of our vendors will also accept custom orders.
Q: What do you like about being located in downtown Fort Dodge?
A: KaLeiDasCope is located at 925 Central, which is a great spot. It puts us near many other shops that people like to visit when they shop downtown.