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Tricia Fleishman and her son, Joshua, stand among colorful fabrics at their fabric store, Fleishman Fabrics, located on historic Fabric Row.

December 11, 2020

Resilience is Woven into Philly’s Fabric Row

A historic section of Philadelphia known as a central point for business and commerce for over a century, South Fourth Street’s Fabric Row contains only seven fabric stores today. According to one source, there were around 25 fabric stores on Fourth Street in 1950. As the row has changed, so too have the fabric store owners and new small business owners looking to earn a living.

Saudi Arabia art - Faisal Al Tayeb

December 2, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Underground Art Scene Finally Hits the Mainstream

The city of Khobar is a four-hour drive from Riyadh, capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and is best known for the King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals. Now, however, Khobar has a new claim to fame: It’s the epicenter of a burgeoning art scene.

November 3, 2020

“Just Do It”: One Woman’s Advice For Starting a Business, Even in a Pandemic

When her work in the theater industry dried up due to COVID, Harlem resident Tiffany Renee Thompson started a clothing business with a single Instagram post

September 30, 2020

95-year-old Philly Shop Finds Salvation in Making Masks

Fleishman Fabrics on historic Fabric Row in Philadelphia has adapted to the economic challenges of COVID-19 by staying open as […]

October 25, 2019

New Fashion Trend Driving Big Retail Chains Into Bankruptcy

BOSTON — The emerging fashion trend to buy second-hand clothing and accessories is driving chain retailers out of business across the country.