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Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID purpose

Feb. 5, 2021 1:36 pm

Help wanted: Local small businesses haven’t caught a break since COVID

Advocates say a robust small business community is key to Philadelphia’s recovery — just adding one or two employees at each small business would create tens of thousands of jobs. But first those businesses have to find a way to stay open.
The Reading Terminal Market story: Will beloved public spaces return? purpose

Jan. 15, 2021 3:25 pm

The Reading Terminal Market story: Will beloved public spaces return?

One of Philadelphia’s most storied and solid attractions and home to over 80 vendors selling a variety of foodstuffs and crafts, RTM's foot traffic has plummeted by 50%.
SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience purpose

Dec. 22, 2020 8:51 am

SBN is helping local independent businesses rebuild with equity and climate resilience

The next workshop in the organization's Rebuilding program series looks at responsible supply chains for local businesses and takes place Feb. 10.
Indonesian restaurants in Philly have kept operating through ingenuity and tenacity. But how much longer? purpose

Dec. 9, 2020 8:00 am

Indonesian restaurants in Philly have kept operating through ingenuity and tenacity. But how much longer?

Indonesian Lantern's Indah Nuritasari and Generocity contributor Sabrina Emms talk to three restaurateurs about COVID's ongoing impact on a sector that's a key part of the community.
While COVID-19 is keeping people apart, Beyond the Seams found a way to maintain the fabric of their community purpose

Jun. 22, 2020 7:30 am

While COVID-19 is keeping people apart, Beyond the Seams found a way to maintain the fabric of their community

This Philadelphia embroidery and silkscreen business is providing facemasks to neighbors on a donation basis while struggling to make ends meet as a micro-business.
To lessen the impacts of COVID-19: Adopt a local business purpose

Jun. 9, 2020 7:30 am

To lessen the impacts of COVID-19: Adopt a local business

"Adopt just one business you love, figure out how much you spend there in a typical year, and — if you can — pay it now," suggests Michael Shuman, the guest columnist from ImpactPHL Perspectives.
It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’ purpose

Apr. 28, 2020 7:35 am

It will take all of us working together to sustain local businesses and the ‘ballet of the good city sidewalk’

Guest columnist Matt Bergheiser explores the merchant's gift to community, past and present.
‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story method

Jan. 15, 2019 10:49 am

‘Being thorough is being sustainable’: The South Philly Food Co-op story

Two board members of the soon-to-open, community-owned grocery store discuss collaborating with likeminded businesses and adapting to setbacks.
A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in results

Oct. 9, 2018 12:45 pm

A year later, Kensington Avenue Storefront Challenge winners are slowly moving in

Just one business, a boutique audio design and production studio, has opened, but Shift Capital has pledged to continue to support the other eight.
A crowdfunding site for women-owned companies is launching in Philly funding

Feb. 26, 2018 12:12 pm

A crowdfunding site for women-owned companies is launching in Philly

iFundWomen is cohort-based and will host a pitch competition for fully funded local campaigns this spring.

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