Exploring sustainable shopping in Alamance County

Sustainable fashion has made its way into stores in recent years. This sort of fashion can consist of clothing made with environmentally friendly materials such as organic cotton,  repurposed materials and any other sort of clothing made to last long. Fortunately for Elon University, there are some local businesses offering sustainable options. 

Elon U Thrift

Betsy Schlehuber | Elon News Network
Elon U Thrift is a consignment shop founded by junior Jakob Reuter and senior Grace Granger. The shop originally started as a class assignment in 2020 for their ENT 2500 course, Creativity & The Doer/Maker Mindset. After the class
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Fashion Square Mall retailers seek help for holiday season in Saginaw County

SAGINAW TWP, MI — The busy holiday shopping season is approaching, and retailers at Fashion Square Mall are hiring.

Fashion Square Mall, located at the intersection of Bay and Tittabawassee roads in Saginaw Township, is hosting a job fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in the food court, according to a mall news release. About 10 mall merchants are expected to participate. More than 50 job opportunities are available with roles including sales associate, store lead and store manager.

“We are partnering with our merchants to provide a mall-wide effort to increase job applicants in preparation

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