Hector Barreto, Chairman of The Latino Coalition and former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration, was inducted in the Minority Small Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony held last month in Los Angeles. In receiving the honor Barreto joins his father in the Hall of Fame, making them them the first father and […]
Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) announced at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting that it will partner with Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence, the leading not-for-profit provider of business education and resources for women, to help create a new small business training program for women veteran business owners this Fall. Capital One’s […]
Helping to pioneer the “garden to table” philosophy, the nationally acclaimed Chefs behind Arrows Restaurant and MC Perkins Cove and the 2010 James Beard Award Winners for “Best Chefs in the Northest,” Clark Frasier and Mark Gaier, have created Summer Winter in the tradition of their award winning dining destinations. The restaurants are located in […]
Inefficient email practices rob the average small businessof more than 2,000 hours a year, says email management expert Kimberly Medlock, who launched a new course today to help office workers be more productive. “A company with 50 employees, each spending just 10 minutes a day on unnecessary email, wastes 2,000 hours a year of productivity,” […]
An independent survey has found that a large majority of respondents favor buying real estate in the current economy. Some 62% of respondents polled said now is the best time to buy a home or other real estate, despite uncertainty over the U.S. economy. The online poll was conducted by Housing Predictor, which regularly surveys […]
The National Small Business Association recently released a new survey, The Politics of Small Business, which evaluated the opinions of small-business owners on topics ranging from Congress’ understanding of small business to which party best represents small-business issues. Conducted among more than 650 small businesses nationwide, the survey shows that, while the respondent’s political persuasion […]
ChicCandyBuffet.com offers hundreds of bulk candy choices for party planners, moms, brides, and DIY-ers who want to add something truly unique to their next occasion. “I absolutely love candy buffets! A couple of my best friends have done them at their weddings and baby showers and I just adore them. What an easy way to […]
This dresser is manufactured in Bradford, Vermont by DWR Design Studio for Design Within Reach.
An IHOP restaurant in Bloomfield, NJ is catering to mourners. The restaurant already caters to schools, community groups and religious organizations and decided to reach out to those attending funerals with a place to book their after-service gathering.
Four out of 10 small-business owners are reporting positive business conditions, nearly doubling since 2010, according to a new survey by Citibank. The survey, which polled 750 small businesses across the country, reports that one-third of businesses are doing better than a year ago, with 33 percent expecting their business to grow by 10 percent […]
Three national workers’ compensation experts will discuss the importance of involving employees in helping to manage workers’ compensation programs during the August 19-23 Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Tilted “Start Spreading the News! Getting Employees Involved in Work Comp,” the session will be moderated by Sam Friedman, Insurance Leader at […]
Lois Hamblet, CEO of Ziptip, Inc., a mobile payments solution designed specifically for the payment of tips and gratuities for service workers, has been interviewed by Alex Walsh of Pymnts.com as part of Pymnts.com’s Innovators Series. Pymnts.com is an online media channel that captures commentary, information, news and analysis on “what’s next” in the payments […]