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[ 0 ] Nov. 21, 2011

Online & Mobile Shoppers Keep Retail Spirits Bright

The sluggish economy and rising household expenses are casting a chill over consumer confidence, but not enough to bring back the ghost of recessions past, according to Deloitte’s 26th annual survey of holiday spending intentions and trends. While two-thirds (67 percent) of consumers expect the economy to stay the same or weaken next year, nearly […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 21, 2011

Opportunities For Native American Small Businesses

Wednesday, November 23, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., ET In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, SBA’s November web chat will highlight Native American small businesses.  The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Native American Affairs helps to ensure that American Indians, Native Alaskans and Native Hawaiians who want to start or […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 18, 2011

Made In The U.S.A.: Airstream Classic Limited Trailer

Yes, there are many fine products still made in the U.S. of A. and the Classic Limited Trailer by Airstream is one of them. The company is based in Jackson Center, Ohio. The Airstream history is fascinating.  In 1929, Wally Byam purchased a Model T Ford chassis, built a platform on it, towed it with […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 17, 2011

The Amazing Growth of Small Biz

Dun & Bradstreet reported back in the late 1980s that there were one million small businesses starting up each year and half of them were being launched by women. Today, there are close to 565,000 new businesses starting up each month and about 215,000 are being created by women. There has never been a better […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 16, 2011

Small Biz Offer Car Charging Stations

Across the US, car charging stations for electric vehicles such as the Chevy Volt and Nissa Leaf are proliferating even though it is unclear whether plug-in cars will prove popular. Walgreen Co. has chargers outside four Texas stores and plans to add more there and in San Francisco, Orlando, Fla., and Washington, D.C. Cracker Barrel […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 15, 2011

Monopoly

The board game Monopoly is still as popular as ever but the company has changed some of the tools to keep up with the times. The lantern, the rocking horse and the purse have been replaced with a dog, the wheelbarrow and the horseback rider. The game debuted in 1935 and was inspired by an […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 14, 2011

How Craigslist Was Created

Craigslist, a simple web listing service, can now be found in 100 cities worldwide. It is a Web-based platform that has greatly impacted the world of classified advertising. Craig Newmark started the business as an email list that he sent to a small group of friends back in 1995. He was working at Charles Schwab […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 11, 2011

Made In The U.S.A.: John Deere X700 Tractors

The company has expanded worldwide with factories around the globe but many products are still made in the U.S.A. such as the Series X700 tractors. John Deere is based in Horicon, Wisconsin. The original site is Grand Detour, Illinois. Take a trip there and walk where John Deere walked, and lived, and invented the world-famous plow. […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 10, 2011

Travel App For Your Biz Travel

If you are planning a trip to an upcoming trade show, marketing event, seminar, convention or field trip check out TRIPIT. The app –free for Blackberry, Android and iOS users–can help you create an itinerary. You’ll receive updates, too. If your gate number changes the TripIt app will email you.

[ 0 ] Nov. 9, 2011

Building Trust With Hispanic Community Takes Authenticity

As the retail industry navigates the marketing waters to reach Hispanic consumers, it is important to remember to “keep it real.” That was just one piece of advice Pitbull, a rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer, told attendees at the Hispanic Retail 360 Summit, held in San Diego. “Remember the Taco Bell commercial with the little […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 8, 2011

Coming Up: Global Entrepreneurship Week–November 14-18

Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 14-18, 2011, is an international initiative that introduces entrepreneurship to youth on six continents. St. Thomas University’s School of Business (www.stu.edu/business) has steadily gained a reputation for developing leaders in the business arena for 50 years. The School and the Office of University Advancement will host four special events to both […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 7, 2011

Update on Bank of America Debit Card Charge & Small Business

Small business owners across America are joining a popular campaign on Change.org with over 200,000 signatures demanding Bank of America cancel its new $5 monthly debit card fee. The online petition campaign was created by Washington, D.C., resident Molly Katchpole, a  22-year-old part-time worker and recent college graduate who closed her Bank of America account […]

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