A deeper dive into Chestnut Hill’s retail growth

Business | August 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Kathie Meadows and Philip Dawson The Streetscape article by Diane Fiske in the Aug. 1 edition of the Local scratched the surface of the topic of Chestnut Hill’s retail trends but gave credence to some unsubstantiated claims without examining the most notable achievements of the Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District’s business development strategy. Just […]

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Philadelphia co-ops respond to Amazon Prime Day 2019

Business | August 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Meredith Bernstein This year’s Amazon Prime Day was the most successful one to date, but the workers at neighborhood co-ops think there’s still hope for local shopping. Prime Day fell on the second week of July, from July 15 to 16, and generated over 175 million items sold. The day’s special deals makes it […]

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SCH announces international partnership with Arcadia Education in Dubai, UAE

Business, Schools | July 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s nationally-recognized program will extend its reach internationally with a partnership licensing the school’s unique entrepreneurial curriculum to Arcadia Education’s secondary school in Dubai. The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership is one of the school’s signature programs and is committed to developing an entrepreneurial mindset and skillset in all students over the course […]

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Hill businesses at forefront of ‘green’ trends

Business | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Meredith Bernstein According to ReFED, a nonprofit organization that specializes in food waste reduction, the U.S. wastes about 63 million tons of food every year. The restaurant industry accounts for 11.4 tons a year at a cost of $25 billion. In response to reports like this and others regarding the state of sustainable practices […]

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