This woman-owned business has been creating beautiful branding in Birmingham + beyond for 127 years


City Paper Co., Regions, Woman-Owned Business
Names by photos from the early days of City Paper Co. (Jacob Blankenship / The Bama Buzz)

What do Spanx, Big Spoon Creamery, Regions and Jack’s Family Restaurants have in common?

If you guessed that City Paper Co.—a woman-owned fourth-generation family business located right here in Birmingham—has created beautiful branding and packaging for them, you’d be right.

We sat down with Stephanie Friedman, who became their owner and CEO in June of 2023, to get the scoop.

Sponsored by:

Regions Bank
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