IFA advocates on issues critical to franchising will meet during its Public Affairs Conference Sept. 10 and 11 in Washington, D.C. IFA’s annual fly-in will enable franchisees, franchisors and suppliers to share their insights with federal lawmakers about issues affecting franchise businesses, including labor, health care and access to capital. This year’s event includes its […]
StraighterLine (StraighterLine.com) and Excelsior College (Excelsior.edu) announced an agreement that will enable StraighterLine students to access Excelsior College Examinations, directly from StraighterLine’s website. Students taking StraighterLine online college courses can use Excelsior’s internationally accepted exams to earn college credit that will be recorded on an Excelsior College transcript, in addition to StraighterLine transcripts. “Online learning […]
Two-thirds of businesses regularly need to scan more than 50 pages a day to transfer information to a digital format Anoto, the creator of digital pen and paper technology, announced the results of a survey conducted across the United States and the United Kingdom focused on the state of scanning in business today. Businesses both […]
In an age marked by volatility of every kind, how do we help people and systems persist, and even thrive, amid disruption? How do we foster greater resilience? The answers could not be more pressing for companies, communities, individuals, leaders, and the planet as a whole. They’re the central ones being explored at PopTech 2012: […]
They are digitally designed for each vehicle and come in a wide array of colors and styles. The company is in Bolingbrook, Illinois.
“Never be afraid to ask for too much when selling or offer too little when buying.” ~Warren Buffet (1930 – ) , American Industrialist, Philanthropist
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 […]
This dresser is manufactured in Bradford, Vermont by DWR Design Studio for Design Within Reach.
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 […]
“Business opportunities are like buses… There’s always another one coming.” ~Richard Branson (1950 – ) , British Entrepreneur, Adventurer, Philanthropist
Pool Tradeshow is the original independent tradeshow, established in 2001 for the boutique market and leading retailers world-wide. The Show is hosted bi-annually every February and August in Las Vegas in conjunction with MAGIC Marketplace The Pool Tradeshow carefully curates each show, balancing fresh talent with established brands. Each POOL brand is pre-screened to provide […]
It is not too late to plan a summer promotion for your small business to boost sales, generate traffic and create an opportunity for new customers. Put out the BBQ tools, decorate your window with a fun beach team, get ready for Labor Day weekend. Try using local events and happenings to create ways to […]