Another great product still made in the United States of America: Crayola Crayons in Easton and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Archive for June, 2012
Which restaurant chains are valued most by Millennials for the brands’ social-responsibility efforts? Here’s a hint: Don’t waste a guess on Chipotle or Starbucks. The fast-food chain viewed by 19 to 34-year-olds as the most considerate toward the environment and employees is the throwback burger concept In-N-Out, according to new research from Technomic, says monkeydish.com. [...]
The Canadian Chapter of the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CCHPA) announces the release of the Corporate Housing Providers Association’s annual report on the state of the corporate housing industry. This anticipated report, the Corporate Housing Industry Report – 2012, indicates the corporate housing industry is continuing to expand across Canada and is a $2.49 billion [...]
Don’t have a million-dollar budget for marketing and advertising? How about creating an inexpensive t-shirt or polo shirt that you give away to celebrate a grand opening, anniversary or a special sale? Everyone loves a t-shirt emblazoned with the name and graphic or logo of a fun company, product, service. Go online and start researching [...]
The 7-Eleven franchise company hopes to open or convert corner markets and have 134 stores by 2017 for Manhattan. In the U.S., 7-Eleven is largely seen as a symbol of suburbia, but it’s achieved urban density elsewhere. Copenhagen, for example, is frequently described as having a 7-Eleven on every corner. (In total, there are 197 [...]
FingerTec USA, a manufacturer and retailer of biometric time clocks designed for both home and office use, recently unveiled its expanded inventory of multimedia fingerprint time clocks, complete with hi-tech attendance system software. Available online at http://www.FingerTecUSA.com, the six multimedia time clocks in the collection offer unparalleled functionality, combined with lightweight, ergonomic design features. “Our [...]
Although leading office toy supplier KlearGear.com has sold directly to consumers since 2001, sales to its corporate customers — from small businesses to the Fortune 500 — have soared since the beginning of the last recession in 2008. Could you do the same with your small biz? Downsizing, sluggish wage growth and higher workloads have [...]
How you can open a franchise business & be in biz for yourself, but not by yourself.
$60 million for community-minded fun and fresh food biz.
U.S. women entrepreneurs lead the global e-Commerce marketplace.
Over the past 25 years, FranNet has guided thousands of interested franchise owners towards the right business fit. “Buying a business is a life-changing decision, and you’ll want to know as much as you can about a franchise before you buy into it,” says Jack Armstrong of FranNet of Northern/Central New Jersey. “You’ll also want [...]
A recently completed economic impact study sheds new light on the importance of heritage tourism and historic preservation along Route 66 as a contributor to local, state, and national economies. Route 66, which runs from Chicago to Santa Monica and is known as the Mother Road, is America’s most celebrated automobile highway, and a symbol [...]