By Rod Lee
Woe unto the smalls in this day and age of big-box stores, the presence of which makes it “hard for mom-and-pop shops” to survive—a scenario that applies even to long-established businesses like Charlton Optical on Masonic Road in Charlton, Peter Maly says.
“Look at the small pharmacies that have been eaten up,” Mr. Maly said. “We’re [vulnerable] too.” Despite this, Charlton Optical, a fixture in the community since... Read More
Eddy’s Flooring America participates in Worcester’s 2016 Fall Home Show with usual “out-of-the-box” thinking
By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire
Eddy Stein, of Eddy’s Flooring America, isn’t only aging gracefully, he’s aging creatively. With six decades of expertise, the 84-year-old business owner is about to attend the annual 2016 Worcester Fall Home Show on October 21 with his son, Howard, a Boston University advertising and marketing graduate with a penchant for thinking “outside of the box.”
“It’s old school and new school coming together,”... Read More