Business

Business Briefs Feb. 14

• The Home 2 Suites by Hilton are up and running in Concord Township. The newest member of the famous hotel chain opened in November but held a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 13. According to General Manager Ryan Greene, the facility at 75 Applied Bank Boulevard near Wegmans, is an extended stay facility with each room having its own full-service kitchen and ...

 
 

Chief burn surgeon addresses CFBA

The tri-state area is blessed with first-class, top-notch medical care facilities and members of the Chadds Ford Business Association learned that one of those facilities is the Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center, part of the Crozer Chester Medical Center. They also got a glimpse of the history of the center as well as the history of burn treatment from Dr. ...

 

Business Briefs Feb. 7

• The Kennett Community Grocer will be at the Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery on Sunday, Feb. 9 from 12:30-4 p.m. A representative will be available to answer all of your questions or to sign you up. This event is free and open to the public, but all guests must be of legal drinking age. The Kennett Community Grocer is a member-owned and operated food co-op that ...

 

Business Briefs Jan 31

• Galer Estate Vineyard & Winery of Kennett Square was recently awarded a Gold Medal at the 2020 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition, the largest competition of North American wines in the world. More than 65 judges, representing various North American wine regions, evaluated nearly 6,700 wines from more than 1,000 wineries this year and Galer Estate’s 2018 ...

 

Business Briefs Jan. 24

• The Chadds Ford Business Association will have its February meeting on Thursday, Feb. 6 at Crozer Keystone Brinton Lake. The guest speaker will be Dr. Linwood Haith, the director of Crozer’s Nathan Speare Regional Burn Treatment Center. Networking begins at 11:45 a.m. with luncheon at noon. Cost is $25 for CFBA members, $35 for nonmembers. To pay online, or to RSVP ...

 

Boost Your Business: Contests and sweepstakes

Contests and sweepstakes are great ways of generating interest and expanding your reach to a target audience. If you want to increase site traffic, reward customers, and/or gain some new leads to add to your marketing efforts, then you might want to consider having a contest or sweepstakes giveaway. Many people use the terms “contests” and “sweepstakes” as if they ...

 

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 ...