Comings and Goings: Mary’s Fashion Style, Tres Islas Mariscos, Cocopah Korner Store | Business

Husband-and-wife team Maria L. and Martin Torres Jr. recently celebrated the grand opening of their new clothing boutique. Mary’s Fashion Style is located at 172 S. 4th Ave., in the strip mall across from the Yuma Landing and right next to Tacos Mi Rancho.

The Yuma County Chamber of Commerce helped the Torres celebrate with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

Mary’s Fashion Style features designs for men and women, shoes, sneakers, sportswear, accessories and dresses in various sizes, including plus.

The boutique is open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, call 928-920-6532.

A new seafood and taco shop debuted on Saturday in the Foothills. Mildred and Hector Casillas opened Tres Islas Mariscos y Tacos at 11411 S. Fortuna Road, Suite 204, in the Yuma East Shopping Center, in the former Taste of Mexico space.

The restaurant features shrimp cocktails, shrimp and fish tacos, aguachile, shrimp

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The Ins and Outs of Selling a Fashion or Luxury Business

The global pandemic has not only generated what looks like a prolonged economic crisis, but also shifted people’s sentiment toward consumerism. How the fashion industry will be affected in the long term is a difficult question to answer.

Looking at the medium term, there is one topic that can be immediately discussed: In the current context, is it worth thinking about selling the business you built over the last few years or decades?

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In short, the answer is “yes” if you believe you’ve reached the stage where the future of your firm is more likely to benefit from being part of a large group than if it were to remain independent. As you know, a large corporation can easily flex its muscle in such areas as advertising and media buying, customer data and analytics, commercial partnerships, online and brick-and-mortar retail, IT and technology, logistics and finance.

Today,

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‘I started a fashion business from two suitcases’

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to Rwandan fashion designer Joselyne Umutoniwase.

In 2010, Joselyne Umutoniwase took a bold decision. She had been working as a film editor for five years but decided to follow her dream of becoming a fashion designer.

She made her first fashion collection and when she travelled from her home in Rwanda to Germany for a film scholarship, she took two suitcases stuffed with tops, skirts and dresses.

“The young Germans sell my house fast jacksonville were fascinated about the style and the colourful African wax prints,” she says.

She sold the whole collection in three months.

“I didn’t know that I could earn serious money with selling my own creations,” she says from her business in Kigali.

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Joselyne bought cheap second-hand items and “separated all the parts to find out where the
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