This is part of Hispanic Lifestyle’s on-line series profiling Latino Businesses and Organizations during the month of August.
Active in several business associations in Orange County’s Santa Ana area, Teresa Saldivar, of Teresa’s Jewelers provided Hispanic Lifestyle with her insights into the current retail climate.
Faced with surviving these challenging economic times, Teresa spoke about the types of adjustments she is making in operating the business.
From their website,
Teresa Saldivar, a Santa Ana native, graduated Santa Ana College and attended California State University at Long Beach. In 1985, after ten years of working in the jewelry industry, Teresa became the first Latina gemologist to own a jewelry store in California. Along with her sister, Patty, Teresa’s Jewelers has been in the same location at the heart of Downtown Santa Ana for almost 25 years.