January 14, 2013
Debra Rukes, owner of Kretyen, 2116 W. 25th street, hangs some Guatemalan purses in her quaint store full of fair trade items.
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New business model on Mass.: Local stores hope to make 'positive change in the world' by selling fair trade
“Fair trade” is not a brand name; rather, it is an adjective that expresses fair business practices between buyer and seller, and speaks to sustainability of the Earth.