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Archive for August, 2012

[ 0 ] Aug. 31, 2012

Made In The U.S.A. : Circus~3 Shelves

Stephen Burks created the Circus shelves for Mattermade and they are manufactured in Brooklyn, New York. The product is handmade and even the oak is finished by hand.

[ 0 ] Aug. 30, 2012

Biz Seeks To Capitalize On ‘Happy Days’

The Great Recession has left its mark on America in the form of stubbornly high unemployment and a long foreclosure pipeline. Harkening to a 1950s-1960s period when unemployment was below 3% and homemortgage rates equally low could be refreshing for consumers, or in a word, instill in today’s diner the word most commonly associated with […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 30, 2012

Veterans Fuel Economy Via Franchising

Franchises owned by military veterans have annual revenues of $41 billion annually and employ 1.5 million people, reports the International Franchise Association. The franchise industry had developed several programs to recruit and train military veterans as franchisees. One in four returning active duty military veterans is interested in launching a small business, according to the […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 29, 2012

Quote of the Day: Demosthenes

“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” ~Demosthenes (384 – 322 BC) -Greek Statesman, Orator

[ 0 ] Aug. 29, 2012

Pawn Shop Making Loans To Business Startups

San Diego Jewelry Buyers (SDJB) has announced that it is reaching out to local entrepreneurs who need funding to launch small businesses. In addition to being San Diego’s top rated estate buyer of diamonds, gold, and fine jewelry, SDJB is also San Diego County’s premier luxury pawnbroker. “Unlike most California pawn shops, San Diego Jewelry […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 28, 2012

Million-Dollar Idea? You Be The Judge

Premium online vacuum cleaner vendor, Govacuum.com, has introduced a very exclusive offer, for the first time ever. On their website, you will find their 24k gold plated vacuum for $1 million.  This  cleaning device possesses the ability to clean dust, dirt, and debris from every corner of your room. It has everything that you expect […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 28, 2012

Surf Expo Set For Orlando Sept. 6-8

Where since 1976 manufacturers and retailers in the surf, skate, water sports, swim and resort industries have come together in a business-first buying and selling environment. Average buyer and exhibitor turnout exceeds 15,000 attendees including retailers, exhibitors and media per show. The September show attracts retailers who need goods year around. It’s a good time […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

Anoto Survey Says Paperless Office Still Out of Reach

Two-thirds of businesses regularly need to scan more than 50 pages a day to transfer information to a digital format Anoto, the creator of digital pen and paper technology, announced the results of a survey conducted across the United States and the United Kingdom focused on the state of scanning in business today. Businesses both […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

Saluting Navy Veteran & Entrepreneur

Navy veteran, entrepreneur and philanthropist John Paul DeJoria will be honored for his service to country and community at the United States Navy Memorial’s 2012 Lone Sailor Awards Dinner on Tuesday, September 18.  The black tie gala will be held at The National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. John Paul DeJoria’s rags-to-riches […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

High-Growth Small Biz Gets A Boost

High-Growth Small Businesses Get A Boost With The Re-Authorization Of The SBIR Program: After many short-term reauthorizations, the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program was reauthorized by Congress in late 2011 for six years. SBA quickly took action, soliciting feedback from small businesses, investors and other stakeholders to implement the legislation and get more dollars […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 27, 2012

PopTech 2012: Camden, Maine

In an age marked by volatility of every kind, how do we help people and systems persist, and even thrive, amid disruption? How do we foster greater resilience? The answers could not be more pressing for companies, communities, individuals, leaders, and the planet as a whole. They’re the central ones being explored at PopTech 2012: […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 24, 2012

Made in the U.S.A. : WeatherTech Floormats

They are digitally designed for each vehicle and come in a wide array of colors and styles. The company is in Bolingbrook, Illinois.

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