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Herman Hiss & Company Is Hiring

We're looking for energetic, upbeat people to join the Herman Hiss & Company team. As part of our team, you'll experience the satisfaction of helping families find special gifts and jewelry for milestone celebrations such as weddings, anniversaries, baptisms, and retirements. Our customers travel from all over Michigan to explore our collection of beautiful jewelry and charming gifts. If you're interested in a part-time or full-time sales position at Herman Hiss, then send your resume… Continue reading

Charms are Featured in our End of Summer Sale

If you love charm bracelets, you don't want to miss our End of Summer Sale. We've marked down all our in-stock charms and charm bracelets by between 50% and 75%. These bracelets and charms won't last long, so stop in our store in downtown Bay City today. Continue reading
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Jennifer Adores Our Michigan-Themed Items

Jennifer Howell, our office manager, unabashedly proclaims her affection for her home state of Michigan. Many of her favorite items come from the Herman Hiss & Company Michigan collection. Whether you favor red or blue, Jennifer has the perfect Michigan cup for you. The red Home Sweet Home Tumbler ($26.95) or The Custom Michigan Mug ($16.96)will keep your drink at the right temperature on long, hot summer days as well as through crisp, quiet winter nights. Our durable Acrylic Michigan… Continue reading
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Bonnie Retires After 18-Year Career in Downtown Bay City

After working at Herman Hiss & Company for 18 years, Bonnie Martinez remains in awe of the role the store plays in family celebrations. "The history of Herman Hiss & Company is phenomenal. Every person who comes in has a story to tell you," said Bonnie, who is particularly pleased that she was part of the 150-year anniversary in October 2017. The celebration was a fitting capstone for Bonnie's career. This summer, Bonnie retires to… Continue reading
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Hiss’s Announces Summer Hours

We’ve changed our hours for the summer. Please stop in to see all the unique housewares, gifts, and jewelry we’ve got for summer. The Herman Hiss & Company Summer Hours are: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursdays: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays: Closed Remember, our online store is always open so you can always shop for the very best in gifts for graduations,…

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Store Closed Memorial Day Weekend

Herman Hiss & Company will be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of Memorial Day weekend. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 29. As you enjoy the long weekend with friends and family, please take some time to remember all those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces.    

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Estate Buying Event Back by Popular Demand!

Our estate buying event in April was so popular that we’re repeating it on May 16, 17, 18, and 19. Hundreds of you participated in our first-ever buying event in April, but we had to cut the sale short because of a winter storm. You asked us to hold another event and we listened. So bring your jewelry, watches, coins, diamonds, silverware, and more to Herman Hiss & Company this week. Certified experts will be…

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Le Vian Brings Red Carpet Pieces to Downtown Bay City

Our Le Vian trunk show brings one-of-a-kind, Red Carpet pieces to Herman Hiss & Company on Wednesday, May 9, and Thursday, May 10. Shop for Mother’s Day (May 13), anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, and more during this special trunk show. A Le Vian event is a jewelry lover’s dream. Visit us in downtown Bay City on May 9 and 10 to discover beautiful pieces available only during trunk shows. Click here to see some of the pieces…

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Happy Mother’s Day from the Hiss Family

Every day is Mother's Day for Barbara Bosco and Christine Schwall. The mother-daughter duo feels blessed to work together at family-owned Herman Hiss & Company. Walking through the store with Barb (4th generation co-owner) and Christine (who represents the 5th generation) and you're sure to hear stories of their favorite moments from over the years. They also love sharing their favorite items for Mother's Day gifts. If Mom loves glitz and glamour, then Barb suggests… Continue reading