The Jamba Juice juice and smoothie chain is making headway in schools across the U.S. The company is expecting to put its JambaGo kiosks in 400 to 500 schools by the end of the year. The company has already opened 30 kiosks in a pilot program. At a time when many schools are trying to [...]
Archive for May, 2012
In the aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster, you don’t have to be a small business owner to get recovery assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. But did you know that SBA’s disaster assistance program is the agency’s only direct loan program? Did you also know that SBA can provide assistance to communities [...]
Dunkin’ Donuts’ new, all-Spanish-language Hispanic campaign marks the first use of its long-time tagline in Spanish: “América se Mueve con Dunkin’ (America Moves With Dunkin’).” The theme of the campaign — Qué estás tomando? (What are you drinkin’?) — parallels that of Dunkin’s multimillion-dollar general-market campaign, launched early last year. In the general-market ads, “average [...]
Starbucks Corp. plans to triple the size of its work force and network of shops in China over the next three years. The company currently has about 10,000 employees for more than 500 stores in China, said John Culver, head of China and Asia Pacific business at Starbucks. He said the company would accelerate growth [...]
A recent World Bank report has ranked Finland just outside the world’s top ten business environments. Now ranked in 11th place in the annual World Bank Doing Business report, simplification of its VAT and labour tax compliance systems have also seen Finland leap 31 places (from 59 to 28) in the bank’s annual Paying Taxes [...]
500 Ways To Cash In At Home: Today’s mail order mix includes online sales and e-commerce.
Union Pacific celebrates its 150th anniversary by taking historic No. 844 on a cross-country journey.
Every Thursday night Selling New York on HGTV is chock-full of tips, tactics, diplomatic hints and marketing strategies that will help you run any type of business thanks to the stars: three human dynamos known as “The Kleiers”–Samantha Kleier-Forbes (left), Michele Kleier (center) and Sabrina Kleier-Morgenstern. This fun and dedicated trio is the reason we [...]
They will come to park their cars at busy baseball stadiums this summer! Many stadiums around the country simply aren’t equipped with enough parking. Many fans will deal with long commutes and arduous searches around stadiums to find a place to park. ParkWhiz.com offers fans easy parking. Lot owners can post available parking spots on [...]
Small Business Owner and Author Kimberly George knows all too well the challenges many business owners face with trying to keep business operational costs at a minimum while maintaining a professional image. Her eBook entitled “How to Setup a Virtual Office: 10 Tools to Get You Started” gives entrepreneurs information on inexpensive tools that can [...]
In its research report “Brazil Wind Power Market Analysis”, Kuick Research analyzes the multiple aspects related to wind power market in Brazil. According to the report, the wind power installed capacity has witnessed phenomenal growth in recent years. The cumulative installed capacity for wind power has multiplied by almost six times during 2006-2011 and surpassed [...]