It’s no secret that business districts in San Diego County have been struggling during the pandemic. Barrio Logan is no exception.
Claudia Rodriguez-Biezunski is the owner of Sew Loka, a sewing studio on Logan Avenue. Her business, like many others in Barrio Logan, took a huge hit once the stay-at-home orders went into effect. Foot traffic vanished overnight and continued for months.
The Millennial generation is known as the “therapy generation” in mental health circles. More than any generation before them, they have embraced therapy and are leading the charge to destigmatize conversations around mental health in the workplace. I think we can agree this is a welcome shift.
But their interest in therapy and openness to discussing their feelings also reveals a deep sense of vulnerability. Depression is on the rise among Millennials, who have seen a 47% increase in depression diagnoses since 2013. And as much as experts tout the mental health benefits of remote work, working from home comes with its own set of psychological challenges.
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New EmbroidMe Franchise Opens in Barboursville, West Virginia
With nearly 400 retail locations, EmbroidMe provides full-service custom embroidery and screen-printing for apparel, as well as promotional products and gifts to both the private and commercial segments of the business community. For more information on
MedHub Leverages HIPAA Compliant Colocation from Online Tech
Before becoming EmbroidMe franchisees, the Hoffners were running a small embroidery and screen-printing business out of their home. “Discovering EmbroidMe came at a perfect time in our lives because we were ready to move the business out of our home so
Citrus Sew & Vac is almost all the way back
Lapham pointed to one large room and explained that for the first time he will have a location to hold large sewing classes. The business once only had room to provided one-on-one instruction. Beginning at about 5:30 p.m. today, the Ocala
Small Business: Designing, sewing keep Texstyle Bags owner in stitches daily
Samilia Colar could use an extra set of hands. Or three. When she’s not looking after her 2-year-old son, Liam, she’s fiercely sketching new ideas or implementing them on her sewing machine. “I’m a team of one,” said the 27-year-old owner and
America doesn’t want my business
But apparently America doesn’t want my business. China currently owns most of our industry In fact, I have considered opening a small sewing operation again, but for a variety of reasons would prefer to partner up with one.
Initial Impact, a Spring Lake embroidery business, helps woman stitch together career
I grew up in a very blue-collar, industrial steel and auto manufacturing town in Ohio, where almost everyone worked for the same two large companies. Most jobs were assembly-line related and many of my friends and family members worked shifts. I
Embroidery and work wear designed to work in your business
Embroidery and work wear designed to work in your business. Special ranges of work wear are bought together for your most popular needs in the workplace giving a great look and style.Embroidery and work wear can be found online and work towards functional
BUSINESS SCRAPBOOK: Clever Catsup
The softies run from $5 to $45 each. Business size: Cook is the sole employee. Owner information: Cook, 32, got into sewing and making art when she was 12. The freelance writer has a bachelor’s in English from Cal State Long Beach and a master
Business Spotlight: Alfano Sewing Machine Sales and Service
Jerry Alfano says he has built a loyal customer base, repairing home and industrial sewing machines in Fayetteville and eastern North Carolina. He sells machines for industrial and home sewing through his business. How did you first get started
Jazz club building re-opens
Three years after the Main Street Jazz Restaurant closed, it is getting new life in the form of a business moving into the property. Embroidery Etc. moved into the building from a shop next door. Owner Jennifer Groves said she was grateful she
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GSC team places 6th in free enterprise competition
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The Sewing Company, or SewCo, will be a non-profit sewing cooperative targeting unemployed or under-employed individuals who would like to become entrepreneurs. The GSC SIFE team has developed a two-part plan targeting women with young children who may …
Veteran shoe repairman looks for wounded heels in Fairbanks
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Hornbostel is partners with Marsha Panfil, who is handling the marketing end of the business. The shop is stocked with equipment they purchased from a gentleman in Illinois who was getting out of the business and includes a 1929 Singer sewing machine, …
Bus crash tragedy inspires act of comfort by grieving Sunderland mum
Lesley, 56, who was living in Twickenham Road, Thorney Close, at the time of the tragedy, said: “I got into sewing after we lost Janine. “It became a sort of therapy for my grief. I made dolls’ clothes for my nieces and that sort of thing. …
Mitten maven: Leslie Ogden loves making mittens
Ogden owns Smitten with Mittens, a sewing business she operates from her home. Ogden, who lives on a farm near Cavalier, N.D., started making mittens after she retired from 31 years of teaching school, the last 19 in Cavalier. CAVALIER
The fabric of life
Today her business, Judy Stokes Sewing and Design, operates largely via word-of-mouth. “My goal was to have a studio where a bride could bring her mother and friends and savor this special time,” Stokes said. “I really feel joy when I see