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 […]
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 […]