Allison was born at about the same time as the new family business. It was called Consumer Wholesale then, back before the interstate. Even as a little girl she spent a lot of time right there in the store watching Mom and Dad work hard to grow the new business. First from the modest building on Cherry Road right beside Community Cash and then to places like Outlet Marketplace, Pineveill and across from SouthPark among others. In time Consumer Wholesale became Charlotte jewelry minstate. – Love’s Jewelry. When Bob Love retired in 1996 the day Allison Love had prepared for arrived and with her a cutting edge new generation in jewelry.