After literally spinning its wheels across America, Flywheel Sports, the US’s fastest growing boutique fitness brand, is going global, with its recent announcement of its first studio in Dubai. Flywheel, which currently has 10 domestic locations, will have more than 20 studios worldwide by the end of 2012. The debut of Flywheel Dubai affirms Flywheel [...]
Holiday Inn-parent IHG’s is expanding its hotel toiletry recycling program. Today, 62 IHG-brand hotels participate in the program run by Clean the World. But soon, IHG officials expect most of its 3,274 hotels in the USA and Canada to join in recycling hotel guests’ leftover bars of soap and bottles of shampoo and conditioner. Clean [...]
Your employees represent you and your brand when you are not on the premises–out handling customer calls or solving a issue with a supplier. Your treasured employee can make your organization shine if you are lucky enough to have someone like Rigel Dobro on your team. Mr. Dobro currently holds court at the West Bank [...]
Small business owners strongly support ending government subsidies to gas and oil companies, with 73 percent agreeing tax breaks for oil and gas companies should be eliminated and 60 percent supporting the idea even if it means a small increase in gas prices, according to opinion polling recently released by Small Business Majority. The polling, [...]
Nearly 60% of small businesses surveyed plan on spending as much or more in 2012 as they did in 2011 on online marketing efforts, according to the 2012 AT&T Small Business Technology Poll. Inexpensive, modern grassroots marketing techniques – both online and offline – have grown to be among the most popular for small businesses [...]
The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) today unveiled the keynote speaker lineup for the 2012 Retail Real Estate World Summit in Shanghai, China. Comprised of the world’s most accomplished and distinguished leaders dedicated to defining an industry roadmap for long-term innovation, growth, fiscal and social responsibility, the headline speakers at this twice-in-a decade gathering [...]
As shopping malls struggle to stay afloat, Sarku Japan, long a staple of food courts around the country, is following in the footsteps of chains such as Chick-fil-A and Panda Express and expanding to standalone franchises.
This wood table was designed by George Nakashima, Woodworker, and is manufactured in New Hope, Pennsylvania.
The Portland Cement Company of Oregon makes these tiles from a proprietary concrete which they then cast in a hexagon mold. The tiles are then dried on a baking sheet for several weeks.
Schokologo was created to solve a problem which had long existed in business: how do you make marketing a business fun, while also maintaining the brand’s important professional image? The Düsseldorf company’s solution to this was simple: use the latest software and technology to transfer any brand name or company logo, slogan or motif onto [...]
The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America’s birthday, but the idea of an annual day specifically celebrating the Flag is believed to have first originated in 1885. BJ Cigrand, a schoolteacher, arranged for the pupils in the Fredonia, Wisconsin Public School, District 6, to observe June 14 (the 108th anniversary of the official [...]
Aleva Stores continues to expand its business by launching DiabeticSockShop.com. The addition of DiabeticSockShop.com brings the total e-commerce sites run by Aleva Stores to 10. With the new site, Aleva Stores aims to provide the best diabetic sock-focused website around. Aleva Stores understands that diabetic socks can’t just be lumped in with other socks. “Like [...]