Business

Business Briefs Jan. 17

• According to a press release, Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association has raised $6,000 benefitting the staff of Sovana Bistro who were suddenly without work due to a Jan. 3 fire at the Kennett Square restaurant. The money was raised during a Jan. 6 fundraiser. The event was organized by the Brandywine Chapter of the PRLA and is a tangible example of the ...

 
 

Pennsbury Inn now Wild Wisteria

When Brad Eck and his wife Cindy bought the Pennsbury Inn last year, it was the beginning of them living a long-time dream of owning a bed and breakfast. It was also the beginning of a lot of work to fix up the property on Route 1 and to change some previous negative reviews. Brad Eck, who still works as an engineering manager for a video surveillance company, said ...

 

Business Briefs Jan. 10

• Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center is among the newer businesses in East Marlborough Township. The car service business, affiliated with Garnet Ford in Chadds Ford Township, is on Baltimore Pike between Orchard and Pennock avenues, east of the Wawa. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The shop is closed on Sunday. • ...

 

Business Briefs Dec. 20

• The next meeting for the Chadds Ford Business Association is 11:45 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Brandywine Prime. The cost is $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers. For tickets, go here. • Iron Hill Brewery is finishing 2019 in a giving way. Through the year-round Triple Chocolate Hill charity initiative that supports both CureSearch for Children’s Cancer and local ...

 

Boost Your Business: Mistakes that ruin copywriting

Not everyone can write good copy. That’s why there are professionals just writing copy for small businesses and for graphic/website designers who are creative but just not gifted writers. IF you decide to write your own copy, here are five mistakes to avoid ensuring people will read more than your home page. (PS – writing for printed materials and other marketing ...

 

Business briefs Dec. 6

• BHCU — Boeing Helicopter Credit Union — will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new location, 1100 Baltimore Pike in Concord Township, on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. • December Holiday Party of the Business and Professional Association of Western Delaware County is on Wednesday, Dec. 11 from 6- 9 p.m. at La Fava Restaurant & Bar. Advanced reservation ...

 

Business Briefs Nov. 29

• The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual dinner from 5:30 to 8:30 on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at Drexelbrook Events center, 4700 Drexelbrook Avenue. The guest speaker will be former Flyers goalie and Hall of Famer Bernie Parent. To register, go here https://delawarepacoc.wliinc32.com//events/2019-Annual-Dinner-56347/details • The BPA of Western ...

 

Business briefs Nov. 22

• The next monthly meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association is noon Thursday, Dec. 5 at The Gables. The guest speaker will be Leah Reynolds, the executive director of the Kennett Area Community Center. The CFBA is also collecting food for the Kennett Food Cupboard, which is run by the Community  Center. The cupboard lost 50 percent of its food because of an ...

 

Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau awarded

Chester County Conference & Visitors Bureau was awarded with the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program seal by Destinations International in recognition of the organization's commitment to industry excellence and meeting the industry standard for performance and accountability of destination organizations around the world. "By achieving DMAP accreditation, ...

 

Boost Your Business: Hiring through referrals

Like almost all other business practices, hiring through referrals has its critics and its fans. For some, it is the accusations of favoritism or nepotism that discourage them from taking on family members, friends, acquaintances, or networking contacts as employees. While for others, it is the prospect that unhealthy cliques might develop in the workplace. Others ...

 

CarSense now open

The CarSense used car dealership in Concord Township is officially open for business. While the dealership on Route 1 — the former site of the Turf Club — had a soft opening in August, the grand opening was Saturday, Sept. 7. Eric Rilee, the vice president of Marketing and Digital Operations for CarSense, said the Concord site has 300 vehicles on its lot and can ...