Grant Lundberg is the grandson of one of the original co-founders of Lundberg Family Farms. Grant oversees more than 16,000 California acreas of organic rice fields that produce a wide variety of syrups, risottos and rice cakes. Eight of the nine company board members are in the Lundberg clan.
Archive for December, 2012
Almost 22% of adults own a tablet computer, double the 11% who had a tablet a year ago, and 64% of tablet owners say they use the device to access news at least weekly, according to a new study from Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group. Smartphone ownership was 44%, up from [...]
Savage Designs(TM) has released its first fashion and beauty collection including a complete line of ready-to-wear designs made from wild plant materials like stinging nettles, milkweed fibers, among other plants and Medicinal Clothing which has been infused with highly concentrated, wild medicinal plant dyes. The line includes the first, all-natural, organic hair extensions, Jungali DreadsTM [...]
When you say your first hello and present your business card, you’re offering up a little piece of yourself – but with an NFC card it can be a great big piece. MOO.com, the online printer and branding resource, believes there is a “Third Side” to the business card—one that brings together both your online [...]
Liberty Tax Service will operate kiosks in more than 300 Walmart stores from early January through April 16. The company already occupies year-round office space in about a dozen Walmart Supercenter stores around the country, said John Hewitt, founder and CEO of Liberty Tax. Liberty Tax operated 30 to 40 seasonal kiosks in Walmart stores [...]
Meet Carolina Furniture, a socially conscious and environmentally friendly handcrafted furniture company in North Carolina. According to the company, “We put loads of TLC into each stylish and functional heirloom quality product we create at our workshop. Since our founding in January 2011, our handsome designs have been purchased by reality television stars, a Trump Tower [...]
The Jon Brumley Texas Venture Labs (TVL) at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business announced its new Texas Venture Labs Scholar Program, in which entrepreneurs are awarded scholarships to pursue their startup businesses as part of earning their MBAs. “Many of our best MBA startups come from students seeking our top-ranked [...]
By Steven Aldrich, CEO of Outright.com Take a Photo of Your Home Office If you were planning on taking the home office deduction, you’ll need a photo of it for your records. IRS Publication 587 is the document that describes this deduction. Take Note of Inventory & Donate Old Stuff Get an accurate picture of [...]
A small business index survey released from Sage North America highlights that American small business owners feel more optimistic than their global counterparts. According to the survey findings, American respondents were positive with an index value of 60.28, (indexes are based on a scale where zero to 50 is negative and 50 to 100 is [...]
The Beef Jerky Outlet stores in the Smoky Mountains did banner business throughout this past fall color season. The authentic beef jerky sold at the outlet stores is certainly one of the highlights of a Smoky Mountain tour. The four Beef Jerky Outlet stores in Kodak, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and Gatlinburg are located on the [...]
Russel Wright’s 1937 American Modern line of dishes and tableware has been a popular mainstay in homes for decades. The designs are manufactured by Bauer Pottery in Los Angeles, California.
Leave it to entrepreneurs to come to the rescue. Lifelong fear of needles develops in childhood, usually around age 5 years. To combat fear and pain, press Buzzy’s® natural pain relief of icy numbing and tingly vibration to block transmission of sharp pain on contact. In the same way that rubbing a bumped elbow helps [...]