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[ 0 ] May. 2, 2013

Navy SEAL Starts His Own Adventure Racing Business

Special Operations Chief (SEAL) Brian J. Carney, a 13-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, has spent the majority of his career in the SEAL Teams. Recently separated from active duty, he has returned home to western Massachusetts to launch his own business. Navy SEAL Adventure Racing’s “Bone Frog Challenge,” created by Navy SEALs, is an […]

[ 0 ] May. 2, 2013

Martha Stewart Announces 2nd Annual “American Made” Program

This fall, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (NYSE: MSO) will present its “American Made” program for the second year, as announced by Martha Stewart today at the Smithsonian Craft Show. The artisanal fair and workshop will be held October 16-17 at Grand Central Terminal’s Vanderbilt Hall. “American Made” is a movement for individuals and communities that […]

[ 0 ] May. 2, 2013

Business Leaders Advise State Officials To Invest Strategically

As the California Air Resources Board (CARB) hears public comments on how to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in revenues from the Golden State’s clean energy law (AB 32), business leaders say state officials should grab the chance to widen California‘s lead in the global clean energy race. “Invest these funds strategically, and not […]

[ 0 ] May. 2, 2013

International Coach Federation Launches New Website, Blog

The International Coach Federation (ICF) has launched a new and improved website and blog at www.Coachfederation.org. “In order to enhance our global reach and improve our communication strategy, we needed to upgrade,” said Director of Brand Management Lindsay Bodkin. “The website and blog are key elements of ICF’s communication strategy. It’s essential that these reflect […]

[ 0 ] May. 2, 2013

Domino’s Deliveryman Worked His Way Up To MultiUnit Franchisee

Rob Cookston began his career with Domino’s Pizza in 1987 as a deliveryman at age 19 and today he owns and operates 18 stores in Connecticut and New York. Cookston’s story is not uncommon at the pizza chain. According to spokesman Tim McIntyre, 90% of Domino’s franchises are owned by former deliverymen or entry-level workers. […]

[ 0 ] May. 1, 2013

Entrepreneurs Source Local And Buy From Other Small Businesses

Small Business Owners Balancing Short-Term Realism with Long-Term Optimism When it comes to supporting their local communities, small business owners practice what they preach. According to the American Express OPEN® Small Business Monitor, 70 percent of entrepreneurs say they purchase and source goods and services from other small businesses. “You are Only as Good as […]

[ 1 ] May. 1, 2013

Ekornes Stressless Office Chair Line For Your Home Office

The Ekornes Stressless Office chair line is a perfect fit for the entrepreneur, who has given up the commute, but still wants c-suite comfort working at home. Check out the chairs and sofas at: www.ekornes.com.

[ 0 ] May. 1, 2013

Wood Pellet Exports From North American To Europe Are Booming

Exportation of Wood Pellets from North America to Europe Reached a New Record of 3.2 Million Tons in 2012, with US Exporters More Than Doubling Their Shipments Demand for wood pellets in Europe has gone up dramatically the past few years as power companies on the continent have switched from using fossil fuels to renewable […]

[ 0 ] May. 1, 2013

RUN Powered by ADP Payroll Platform Exceeds 200,000 Small Biz Client Mark

ADP®, a leader in human resource and payroll outsourcing solutions, announced that more than 200,000 small business owners are now using the company’s innovative cloud-based payroll and human resource management solution, RUN Powered by ADP®.  The RUN payroll and HR platform provides continuous access to payroll and human resource-related information and is supported by live, […]

[ 0 ] May. 1, 2013

Small Businesses Investing Big In Digital Marketing, says AT&T Survey

In a hyper-connected world where a strong online presence could mean better growth opportunities for business, 2013 looks to be another year of significantly increased online investment for small businesses. According to the 2013 AT&T* Small Business Technology Poll, which surveyed 1,000 small businesses nationwide, 66 percent of small businesses plan to invest as much […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 30, 2013

Retirees Turn To Franchising To Finance Retirement

More workers are turning to franchising as a way to finance retirement, as traditional methods of saving diminish. Joe Prendergrass, who owns multiple Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants in Virginia with his daughter, said his franchising approach to retirement savings has already yielded a 30% return on his investment. Franchisees of CertaPro Painters and […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 30, 2013

Donatos Pizza Takes Lead To Spur Summer Hires

Donatos Pizzeria has taken the lead to recruit employers for a summer hiring program designed to create jobs for 1,700 youths in central Ohio this summer. The program, created with $4.3 million in city and county funds, puts young job seekers through a training program and tries to match them with participating employers.

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