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[ 0 ] Jul. 5, 2012

Doing Business In Canada & Mexico: Webinar

Hosted by industry professionals, the International Franchise Association offers a monthly series of informative, interactive seminars that will help you run your franchise business better.  Brought to you by the Supplier Forum This month’s seminar focuses on the topic on every franchisor’s and franchisee’s mind: Entering Canada & Mexico Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 2-3 p.m. […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 4, 2012

Declare Your Independence: Start A Small Business

Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 3, 2012

Cuddly Company Embraces Technology

Cuddly toymaker technology and marketing are linked at Build-A-Bear Workshop. Chief marketer Teresa Kroll and Chief Information Officer Dave Finnegan have created a partnership that’s evident in everything from the company’s most recent e-commerce redesign to a new store concept coming this fall. Because its customers are interacting both with real-world stores and extensions online, […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2012

Small Biz Owners Still Feel Stressed

Despite improvements in the economy, three-quarters of small-business owners suffer from a work-related ailment, mostly stemming from stress, according to a new study from insurer Hiscox USA. The poll, which surveyed over 1,000 businesses with up to 249 employees found that 25 percent felt stressed. Of contributing factors, 54 percent were worried about losing their […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 29, 2012

Made In The U.S.A. ~ Crayola Crayons

Another great product still made in the United States of America: Crayola Crayons in Easton and Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

[ 0 ] Jun. 28, 2012

Millennials’ Picks For Top Places To Dine

Which restaurant chains are valued most by Millennials for the brands’ social-responsibility efforts? Here’s a hint: Don’t waste a guess on Chipotle or Starbucks. The fast-food chain viewed by 19 to 34-year-olds as the most considerate toward the environment and employees is the throwback burger concept In-N-Out, according to new research from Technomic, says monkeydish.com. […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 28, 2012

Corporate Housing Expected To Grow In Canada

The Canadian Chapter of the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CCHPA) announces the release of the Corporate Housing Providers Association’s annual report on the state of the corporate housing industry. This anticipated report, the Corporate Housing Industry Report – 2012, indicates the corporate housing industry is continuing to expand across Canada and is a $2.49 billion […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2012

Never Underestimate The Power of a Free Shirt

Don’t have a million-dollar budget for marketing and advertising? How about creating an inexpensive t-shirt or polo shirt that you give away to celebrate a grand opening, anniversary or a special sale? Everyone loves a t-shirt emblazoned with the name and graphic or logo of a fun company, product, service. Go online and start researching […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2012

7-Eleven Wants To Expand In New York City

The 7-Eleven franchise company hopes to open or convert corner markets and have 134 stores by 2017 for Manhattan. In the U.S., 7-Eleven is largely seen as a symbol of suburbia, but it’s achieved urban density elsewhere. Copenhagen, for example, is frequently ­described as having a 7-Eleven on every corner. (In total, there are 197 […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 26, 2012

Fingerprint Time Clocks From FingerTec

FingerTec USA, a manufacturer and retailer of biometric time clocks designed for both home and office use, recently unveiled its expanded inventory of multimedia fingerprint time clocks, complete with hi-tech attendance system software. Available online at http://www.FingerTecUSA.com, the six multimedia time clocks in the collection offer unparalleled functionality, combined with lightweight, ergonomic design features. “Our […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 26, 2012

Could You Sell Your Product To Big Biz?

Although leading office toy supplier KlearGear.com  has sold directly to consumers since 2001, sales to its corporate customers — from small businesses to the Fortune 500 — have soared since the beginning of the last recession in 2008. Could you do the same with your small biz? Downsizing, sluggish wage growth and higher workloads have […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 25, 2012

July Is MADE IN AMERICA Month

Every Friday we feature great products that are made in the U.S.A. and we are happy to announce that July is now MADE IN AMERICA month. Organizers are asking all Americans to try and buy products that are made in the United States before opting for an import. With production based just 40 miles north […]

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