Business

Galer winery for sale

The region may be losing a popular artist and winery owner. Lele Galer and her husband Brad are looking to sell Galer Estates Vineyard and Winery in East Marlborough Township. “It’s been a great ride. We’ve had a ball,” Lele Galer said in a recent interview. The Galers bought the former Folly Hill Winery in May of 2008 to have a place to sell the grapes they were ...

 
 

Board members announced for SCCCC

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce kicked off the year with clear and actionable goals, at its annual meeting, during which the 2023 Board of Directors was introduced. Speakers included Tim Moore, Immediate Past Chairman who shared strategic accomplishments and initiatives, Doug Doerfler, 2023 chairman shared his vision and objectives, and President ...

 

Boost Your Business: A good reputation

A good company reputation doesn’t happen by accident and it’s a valuable commodity. A good reputation can promote referrals. Let’s say you heard from half a dozen people about how great the food is at a local Italian restaurant. Even if you never ate there, you’d probably recommend it to someone looking for an Italian restaurant. Why? It’s got a good reputation. That ...

 

Boost Your Business: ‘Paw’ternity leave’

Bringing home a new pet is one of life’s most exciting experiences and many Americans appear to agree — 68 percent of households in the United States own a furry companion. Recognizing that our pets are important to us and part of the family, some companies are now offering their employees “pawternity” leave (also known as “furternity” leave.) Pawternity leave ...

 

Free roofs are from the heart

Nobody from G. Fedale Roofing and Siding woke up one day and thought the company should give away free roofs. But the thought of helping one person grew into a charity and now a new non-profit. The company, headquartered in Wilmington but with offices in Pennsylvania, including Glen Mills, has a program called Roofs from the Heart and gives away a free roof to ...

 

Business Briefs Nov. 25

• The annual Holiday Lunch and Champagne Toast of the Chadds Ford Business Association is noon, Thursday, Dec. 8, at Antica, 623 Baltimore Pike in Chadds Ford Township. Lunch will include soup, salad, and an artisan sandwich. The cost is $30 per person. Email cfbaboard@gmail.com to RSVP, or go here to buy a ticket in advance. • The Business Professional Association ...

 

Chamber welcomes return of Victory Brewing

The Southern Chester County Chamber of Commerce was proud to partner with Victory Brewing Company, Kennett Square for their ribbon cutting and grand re-opening. Many members and friends were on site to raise a glass and celebrate a brewery that was truly missed by the community. Victory Brewing Company officially reopened its doors on Nov. 1. The team has worked hard ...

 

Vegetables for the carnivore palate

Rich Landau had one thing to work out when he became a vegetarian in his teens: “How do I make vegetables for my carnivore palate?” There was nothing for him to eat, he said. “It was the ‘80s, there was nothing to eat. It was like pine cones, sunflower seeds, and peanut butter. I had to teach myself how to cook. I’m still a carnivore at heart. I still have a ...

 

Boost Your Business: Live chat to boost customer service

Do you know that 51% percent of consumers believe that businesses should be available to answer questions 24/7? And 42 percent of people say they prefer live chat to interacting on the phone. If you have a business that sells retail products (especially online), or an essential service that some may want immediately, live chat may be something for you to consider. It ...

 

Business Briefs Sept. 30

• Berger Rental Communities of Malvern broke ground Tuesday for a new 166-unit apartment in Kennett Square. The complex, known as Kennett Square Apartments, will have two, four-story buildings with studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom units. Rental prices will range from $1,300 to $2,500 per month. The complex is supposed to be ready by spring 2024. • Wine tasting ...

 

Business Briefs Sept. 23

The next meeting of the Chadds Ford Business Association is 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Galer Estate Vineyard and Winery, 700 Folly Hill Road, in East Marlborough Township. It’s a wine and dine event with a personal tour by Lele Galer and is catered by Sovana Bistro. The cost is $35 for members and nonmembers alike. Go here for tickets.