Job Training

Job Training
All I can say is "Wow The first day of training is off to a really good start. The trainees really took to the industrial machines with no problems whatsoever. And more are interested in joining this program. Aaron Atkins who is conducting the training at my facility is also...

Getting Ready for Job Training

We moved to a new spot for production and currently making progress in training more folks for apparel production and manufacturing. There are plenty of job in manufacturing (of many types) but not enough skilled workers. Will keep you updated on progress.

Happy Holidays

It was a great holidays season for krysi. Especially because of our retail store in Olde City Philadelphia at US*U.S. I went to work the store and saw a very empty rack. A very nice problem to have. Still have last minute shopping of my own. Looking forward to seeing...

Great Start to Holiday Season

Good Shopping at the Flagship Boutique US*U.S.  A woman came in with her boyfriend and mother after seeing the Blue Peplum jacket in the window. She bought a jacket from my first collection and then after they left, her boyfriend came back and bought a Blue Peplum jacket as a...

Thinking like a retailer

I never wanted to have a brick and mortar store but being a part of a design Coop is kind of fun. There is help, collaboration and lower costs. It has definitely made me put on a different hat. Retail! This used to be a cursed word but I have...

"My Baby" is Gone!

Sold the last 2 peplum blue Rain Jackets today. One couple past by our store window and was "obsessed with this jacket." We didn't have the blue in her size but I had the brown which fit her perfectly! I call it "my baby" because it was the second sample...

Made in America

While setting up and putting final touches on Flagship Boutique at US*U.S, I am also trying to establish job training program for female ex-offenders. There is a program my mother started over 30 years ago called New Directions for Women when she was Chief of the Parole Board in Pennsylvania. The...

"The Eagle Has Landed"

  THE PACKAGE - sent at the beginning of May   Package that was sent to the White house. Also included a T-shirt of how the brand started.     After waiting for weeks, I just got word that the Origami Blouse is in The First Lady's Office. Now let's...