Togo’s, a “West Coast Original” since 1971 serving up big, made-to-order sandwiches stuffed with the freshest ingredients, is aggressively targeting Oregon for expansion. The San Jose, Calif.-based sandwich chain has fueled its development plans based on recent success of its Oregon franchisees. Togo’s aims to open 25-30 restaurants throughout Oregon in cities such as Portland, Eugene, Hillsboro, [...]
What We Can Learn From Ants About Organization With a dusty backhoe, a handful of Japanese paint markers and a few students in tow, Deborah Gordon digs up ant colonies in the Arizona desert to understand their complex social system. Over the course of years spent sucking insects from their nests, color-coding their abdomens with [...]
Whether real-world or virtual, special events can do wonders to promote your company. Promotional events can encompass many kinds of happenings, from grand openings, open houses, seminars, product launches and tastings to webinars, Tweetups and online discussion groups. And that’s just a start. If well designed and implemented, all these events can generate buzz and [...]
So where do you stand with this year’s taxes? Everyone’s situation is different, but your year may have included unemployment, contract work, job hunting, a new job, tuition expenses, or maybe even dipping into an IRA or 401(k) to make ends meet. It could make for a weird tax return next April 15. But know [...]
iolo technologies, recognized globally as the top source for innovative computer optimization solutions, recently unveiled version 11 of its flagship PC performance software. A culmination of nearly two years of research and development, System Mechanic 11 breaks new ground with a combination of patented technology, expanded controls and enhanced intelligence that can elevate new computers [...]
These skillets were first made in 1896 and are perfect for baking and braising. The Lodge Cast Iron Skillet and their other cookware is manufactured in South Pittsburg, Tennessee. The photo is a shot of their outlet store.
Grant Lundberg is the grandson of one of the original co-founders of Lundberg Family Farms. Grant oversees more than 16,000 California acreas of organic rice fields that produce a wide variety of syrups, risottos and rice cakes. Eight of the nine company board members are in the Lundberg clan.
Almost 22% of adults own a tablet computer, double the 11% who had a tablet a year ago, and 64% of tablet owners say they use the device to access news at least weekly, according to a new study from Project for Excellence in Journalism and The Economist Group. Smartphone ownership was 44%, up from [...]
Savage Designs(TM) has released its first fashion and beauty collection including a complete line of ready-to-wear designs made from wild plant materials like stinging nettles, milkweed fibers, among other plants and Medicinal Clothing which has been infused with highly concentrated, wild medicinal plant dyes. The line includes the first, all-natural, organic hair extensions, Jungali DreadsTM [...]
When you say your first hello and present your business card, you’re offering up a little piece of yourself – but with an NFC card it can be a great big piece. MOO.com, the online printer and branding resource, believes there is a “Third Side” to the business card—one that brings together both your online [...]
Liberty Tax Service will operate kiosks in more than 300 Walmart stores from early January through April 16. The company already occupies year-round office space in about a dozen Walmart Supercenter stores around the country, said John Hewitt, founder and CEO of Liberty Tax. Liberty Tax operated 30 to 40 seasonal kiosks in Walmart stores [...]
Meet Carolina Furniture, a socially conscious and environmentally friendly handcrafted furniture company in North Carolina. According to the company, “We put loads of TLC into each stylish and functional heirloom quality product we create at our workshop. Since our founding in January 2011, our handsome designs have been purchased by reality television stars, a Trump Tower [...]