A Caring Community

Posted on July 28, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

What does it mean to get ahead in business? Many companies step on anybody they can. How much is a person's dignity worth anyway?

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The Golden Arches

Posted on July 19, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

When we shifted to India, the last place I wanted to go was McDonald's. It seemed so Western, so mass produced, so boring...

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Relational Manufacturing

Posted on July 11, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

Have you heard of Relational Manufacturing? Me neither. I'm thinking we may have coined a very important phrase...

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Fresh Lime Soda Sweetness

Posted on July 03, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

It's hard for me to imagine anything more refreshing than a fresh lime soda in the summer of India. It's tangy and sweet and bubbly and oh so good on so many levels....

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Take Me There

Posted on June 18, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments


Dekko Trading is extremely proud to have our headquarters in the great city of Chattanooga, Tennessee. A great place to do business. A great place to be inspired.

Not only is it a beautiful place with green mountains, the lazy Tennessee River, and miles of forested trails, it's also a hotbed for fine arts and music, folk traditions, and local food. Chattanoogans care about economic development and community renewal. This goes hand in hand with Dekko's vision to see transformation and renewal happen in the artisan communities of India.

Check out this nationally award winning tilt-shift, time-lapse video of our very own Chattanooga.

+ Video produced by the Johnson Group, in partnership with Atomic Films and Jack Parker Photography. Song by Allen DiCenzo and Roger Vaughn.  

So You Think You Can Dance?

Posted on June 14, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 1 Comment

Nobody has ever accused me of being a dancer. I can tap my toes or sway right and left, but certainly not an all-out, 'move different parts of your body at the same time' dance... 

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Mango Lassi Bliss

Posted on June 06, 2013 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

Honestly, a mango yogurt lassi is one of the few things that will help my attitude during this crazy Indian heat....

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