This year’s National Veteran Small Business Conference will be August 6-8, 2013, in St. Louis. Veterans will have the opportunity to discuss business and contracting issues with key decision makers from the federal government and private sector. Participants can attend a wide variety of classes and breakout sessions on how to start and grow a business […]
Legislation signed by Gov. Rick Perry will allow thousands of Texas businesses to keep for now their status as large employers and avoid additional regulations that businesses considered to be small employers may face as a result of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). SB 1332, sponsored by Sen. Robert Duncan (R-Lubbock) and Rep. John Smithee […]
Ultimate Product Placement: Audrey Hepburn Wore Oliver Goldsmith Sunglasses in ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’
The iconic Oliver Goldsmith Manhattan sunglasses worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s have been re-released. The iconic Oliver Goldsmith sunglasses worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany’s are now available at Eyegoodies.com. Oliver Goldsmith, founded in London in 1926, didn’t invent sunglasses — Nero wore thick slabs of emerald to shield his […]
Snack catering allows companies to forgo expensive meals but still celebrate something in the workplace and provides franchise brands such as Dairy Queen, Ben & Jerry’s, Menchie’s, Yougurtland, Marble Slab Creamery and Cold Stone Creamery with the opportunity to offset seasonal shifts in the ice cream industry, catering expert Erle Dardick says.
Business owners can unknowingly scare employees and lower their productivity by constantly giving orders instead of expecting workers to figure out problems for themselves or holding unfocused meetings that leave people confused, business expert Daniel Kehrer says. Some owners also make the error of correcting employees before establishing a strong rapport or talking about problems […]
Baskin-Robbins is planning to develop a mobile application that will streamline the online ordering process for ice cream cakes. The company also announced a partnership with Jel Sert to launch a line of sherbet-flavored freezer bars that will be available in 15,000 supermarkets and drugstores.
Franchising offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in a small business without worrying about a lack of resources or experience, SCORE Counselor Joyce Browning says. Franchisors provide entrepreneurs with services such as site selection, training, product supply, marketing plans, advertising, financing and support during tough times. “The franchisor is there to help with suggestions and […]
Researchers at the University of Vermont have built the hedonometer: a device that takes note of geography and the emotions of tweets. It pinpoints where in the world tweets using the most “LOL,” “party,” and “angry” are generated.
The Kate Spade shop in Tokyo is using iPads to lure in tech-savvy shoppers and to make day-to-day operations much easier. Checkout, employee training and inventory tracking are just a few of the ways the retail store is using the iPads.
While the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) was signed into law more than three years ago, only a third of small businesses polled (34 percent) understand the full impact the PPACA has on them, both financially and in terms of reporting, according to a survey recently released by ParenteBeard, a top 25 U.S. […]
By John Koeberer You can manifest the perfect life. By using the Consciousness Accelerators like Love, Compassion, Kindness, Forgiveness, and Service, you can obtain a higher level of human consciousness. This higher level of consciousness raises your personal vibrational rate and creates harmony between you and the infinite power of the Universe. It deeply and […]
By Robert Patrick A few decades ago, technology as a general interest was once limited to the “nerds” in “IT.” Today, entrepreneurs and business professionals of all levels are unleashing their inner nerd and keeping pace. The evolution of consumer technology has created a social sub-culture where people define themselves by their choice of technological […]