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1 2 G R A P H I C S P R O A P R I L 2 0 2 1 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M below the couple's two-unit rowhome into a trophy shop. e previous business, originally dubbed Chase Street Accessories, underwent some changes as the small team of people collected permits, equipment, and inventory to ocially re-open. "e business (we opened) was origi- nally named 'Chase Street Accessories' because the sign had been on the building since 2004 from the store that shuttered in 2009," explains Shana. But they wanted to make their new concept more obvious, so in June of T alk to a lot of small businesses in the graphics industry, and you'll discover that many got their start over a casual con- versation. Take Chase Street Accessories & Engraving in Baltimore, Maryland, for example, which started with a joke on New Year's Eve in 2019. at joke became a serious conver- sation when Shana and Chris Beach decided with their friend and neighbor Robbie Marcouillier that they could turn the old gift shop SHOP PROFILE: Chase Street Accessories & Engraving A Spirit of Resiliency B Y C A S S I E G R E E N

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