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 […]
Phillip’s Flowers & Gifts, headquartered in Westmont, IL, is pleased to announce that it now offers brides-to-be the opportunity to distinguish themselves on their special day with wedding flowers by the highly-acclaimed leader of bridal couture, Vera Wang. Through an exclusive program in collaboration with FTD, Phillip’s Flowers now offers brides the chance to enhance […]
iGoDigital, the market and technology leader in personalized product recommendations and guided selling tools, has created the iGoDigital Pinterest Tracking Tool for the company’s Personalized Product Recommendations Platform. This tool will enable retailers to gather Pinterest data and use it to influence marketing and merchandising decisions. Whereas site analytics are limited to showing Pinterest as […]
If you are a franchise marketing professional in the San Francisco area, consider attending the Franchise Consumer Marketing Conference set for June 26-27 at The Fairmont Hotel. For info, visit franchiseconsumermarketing.com.
“Spring cleaning” is not just a time for homeowners to re-evaluate their physical space. Business owners could use this time of year to re-evaluate their office and/or retail color schemes to boost foot traffic and to increase employee morale. ProTect Painters, a national franchise specializing in interior and exterior home and commercial painting projects has […]
TD Bank has come up with “7 Fun Ways to Teach Children to Save”. These clever tips are ideal for teaching your child how to make smart money decisions. 1. It’s All in the Visuals Children tend to be visual learners. Hang up a savings goal chart, like an empty thermometer or table, that they […]
TwinStrata, Inc., the leading innovator of cloud-based data storage, backup and disaster recovery solutions, recently announced survey results, gaining insight into the burgeoning enterprise-class cloud storage market. The survey polled IT decision makers to gather data around cloud storage use cases and their relevance to data storage challenges. It’s no secret that many organizations have […]
STARSCAPES.COM, 23 years in business, a seller of a fabulous 3D bedroom ceiling stargazing product, will host a live Web giveaway, to readers of Small Business Opportunities Magazine, awarding two valuable home-based business opportunity packages — The Professional STARSCAPES® StarBiz Program.As the global recession persists, thousands of people continue to lose their jobs every month. […]
The Subway restaurant chain has announced that its salad bowls and lids are now made from 95 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials; predominately from plastic soda and water bottles. By using the 95 percent PCR, the Subway brand is keeping 2.62 million pounds of plastic out of landfills, which represents about 500,000 gallons, or 10,000 barrels, […]
Beautiful, high-performance and top-quality products for any dream kitchen from Sub Zero-Wolf. The company manufactures these beauties in Phoenix, Arizona.
U.S. doughnut group Krispy Kreme has signed a franchise deal with Russian restaurateur Arkady Novikov to open 40 Moscow outlets as it seeks to expand into the growing Russian consumer space. Western restaurant chains have flocked to the Russia capital in recent years as rising incomes and consumer spending have increased growth prospects in the […]