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NORTH KINGSTOWNâ€”Wilsonâ€™s of Wickford has long been a destination for many residents looking to buy the newest piece of clothing or accessory, focusing on American-made clothing since 1944. Now, owner James Wilson has started a fundraising campaign in order for the business stay alive.
â€śWe know the tough, economic times that weâ€™ve all faced,â€ť said Wilson in his campaign message. â€śOne of the hardest hit areas has been retail businesses, and especially independently-owned stores like Wilsonâ€™s of Wickford.â€ť
â€śIn addition, many of you are familiar with the battle with the bank, which has literally cost the family hundreds of thousands of dollars,â€ť he continued. â€śWe have downsized, kept up with both economic and apparel trends, and persevered. We are no longer in a position to do this alone and need your help.â€ť
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