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Sky Simpson, father Steve Simpson on running SkyBoxes [Biz Buzz]

Sky Simpson, father Steve Simpson on running SkyBoxes [Biz Buzz]

Emily Sandy and Chloe Sun May 15, 2021

As the school year comes to a close, my friend Emily Sandy reached out to Sky Simpson and his father Steve Simpson to talk about their mailbox business, SkyBoxes! (View a Fox59 feature of them here!) They...

Q&A with portrait photographer, senior Grace Barney

Q&A with portrait photographer, senior Grace Barney

Calina He and Maddie Kosc March 20, 2021

How did you get involved in photography? I don’t really know how I initially got started because I got my first camera when I was 10 years old so I’ve always liked taking pictures of friends and...

Mary Grace Jacko on running Jacko Jewelry [Biz Buzz]

Mary Grace Jacko on running Jacko Jewelry [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun March 8, 2021

Happy March! Today I sat down with senior and founder of Jacko Jewelry, Mary Grace Jacko, to talk about her Instagram jewelry business. She sells many cool handmade pieces with beautiful meanings behind...

Photo Essay: Anna Franiak on her custom secondhand shoe business [Biz Buzz]

Photo Essay: Anna Franiak on her custom secondhand shoe business [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun and Sadie Penix February 15, 2021

Today I have the pleasure of sharing guest Sadie Penix's photo essay on sophomore Anna Franiak, who customizes secondhand shoes. Enjoy! - Chloe You can inquire about Anna's custom shoes @anna_franiak...

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Marissa Cheslock on her custom secondhand sweatshirt business [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun January 15, 2021

Happy new year! Today we're kicking off the new year with senior Marissa Cheslock to talk about her small business making custom sweatshirts using secondhand clothing. Even though Cheslock launched her...

Pack it Up: The Importance of Thoughtful Packaging [Biz Buzz]

Pack it Up: The Importance of Thoughtful Packaging [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun December 14, 2020

Unfortunately, I am still in the process of scheduling interviews with a couple of small businesses, so in the meantime, let's talk about the importance of packaging. Sure, making orders are great, but...

What a Sellout: eCommerce Platforms [Biz Buzz]

What a Sellout: eCommerce Platforms [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun November 10, 2020

I’ve decided to spread out the small business interviews a bit and intersperse Biz Buzz with some of my own experiences! Today I’m focusing on different popular online selling platforms and my experience...

Julia Henn on how she built 2Calme [Biz Buzz]

Julia Henn on how she built 2Calme [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun October 18, 2020

Welcome to the very first edition of Biz Buzz, where I talk to CHS students about their small businesses and feature their products! Today I sat down with junior and co-founder of 2Calme, Julia Henn, to...

Welcome to Biz Buzz! [Biz Buzz]

Welcome to Biz Buzz! [Biz Buzz]

Chloe Sun October 18, 2020

Hi there! Welcome to Biz Buzz! My name is Chloe Sun, and I've been involved in the small business world for a while. I currently run an embroidery apparel shop (which--shameless plug--you can check...

Consider supporting small businesses by purchasing gift cards during pandemic

Consider supporting small businesses by purchasing gift cards during pandemic

Wendy Zhu May 21, 2020

I love shopping. Though I will admit that I spend most of my time browsing rather than actually making purchases, shopping has become a way to cope with stress or sadness. Although retail therapy may not...

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