Press & Features


We love being a part of Corpus Christi, Texas and are so grateful to those who are helping to share our story with the community. See where we've been featured!

10.1.19

Nikki Riojas, owner of Made in Corpus Christi and the founder of the Women's Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi was selected as an honoree at the first ever HER event, established and hosted by The Bend Magazine. She was chosen as this year's Community Visionary for her work with these organizations and was featured in the October 2019 issue of the magazine.

Read the entire article featuring 6 incredible local women online here.

9.23.19

Local family and video bloggers The Bartel Family stopped into Made in Corpus Christi to check out all of our local products and goods for their video series. Their vlog documents the amazing places, people, and events going on in the city–and aims to showcase the many reasons why Corpus Christi is a great place to visit and live.

See their entire series online and subscribe to their YouTube channel here: https://youtube.com/thebartelfamily

8.2.19
Small Business Development Center Social Media Bootcamp

Nikki Riojas, owner of Thirteen & Market and Made in Corpus Christi walks through six steps to create an online community that drives sales and builds brand equity during this year's Social Media Bootcamp hosted by the Corpus Christi Small Business Development Center at the Center for Economic Development at Del Mar College.

7.9.19

Leading Ladies of Corpus Christi Podcast hosted by Brittany Mouttet Stephan

Nikki Riojas of Thirteen & Market and Made in Corpus Christi, as well as the Founder and President of the Women's Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi, discusses the major learning experience of starting a small business right after college, how her push for women business owners in the Coastal Bend to meet and share best practices turned into the much-needed nonprofit organization WES:CC, and the inspiration behind the 100% local Made in Corpus Christi line in episode 59.

Listen to the podcast here


7.3.19
Sew Taco Podcast

Thirteen & Market, a home decor and gift shop here in Corpus Christi; owner of Made in Corpus Christi, LLC; and founder of the Women's Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi. Though a Nebraska native, she is a Texan at heart and sees the true beauty in the power of connection to make things happen.

 

Listen to the podcast here (S4 Ep5)
 

4.30.2019

The Bend Magazine - 'Around the Bend' Feature

Showcasing work from local artists, while having handy objects for various day-to-day tasks, is pretty much a match made in heaven. That notion is exactly what the brand Made in Corpus Christi has brought to fruition. According to owner Nikki Riojas, the brand was created to really show off the incredible amount of talent produced by creatives in our area.

Read the article here

 

4.11.2019
KRIS 6 News Feature

Starting a business can be scary and difficult. Especially in a town like Corpus Christi, where the resources can be hard to find. But Nebraska native Nikki Riojas says when she moved to Corpus Christi she wanted to find that sense of community within businesses.

Watch the news story here

 

The Pencil Skirt Society Podcast

This week we are speaking with Nikki Riojas, the founder of the Women's Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi, also known as WES:CC. Nikki is also the owner of the popular shop Thirteen & Market. In this episode, she talks about the benefits of having a like-minded community by your side when times get tough.

Listen to the podcast here

 

8.28.2018
Catalyst Conversations Podcast hosted by Jennifer Maggiore

How Do You Grow a Business When You Don’t Have a Support System? Build One. Nikki Riojas has been an advocate for women-owned businesses her entire life, starting her first company at 22 years old. She knows the challenges and successes of building a small business from the ground up, and is passionate about creating a strong support system among women business owners within her community

Listen to the podcast here