Inside the Business of Fixing Things

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Monday, Apr. 1, 2013 12:00 am  

These small businesses ply their increasing rarified trades to repair and renew products from antique books to fine clothing. Arkansas Business looks at how they do it. (Photo by Michael Pirnique)

In a world full of disposable merchandise, a few Arkansas craftsmen -- and women -- still make their living fixing things that are too precious to throw away.

This week, Arkansas Business looks at five businesses working to buck the trend of disposability, plying their increasing rarified trades to repair and renew products from antique books to fine clothing.

Click below to read the stories in our series:

Book Bindery Maintains Profitable Niche Craft

Shoe Repair Industry Still Kicking

Independent Music Playing for Keeps

Clock Fixers Now Facing High Noon

Fabric Reweaving: From Kings to Career Women

 

 

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