The United States Postal Service® (USPS®) proposed to the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) an average increase in mailing services prices of 2.5 percent. The First-Class Mail™ stamp will increase from the current 45 cents to 46 cents, with an overall increase of about 4 percent. The implementation date for the new prices will be January [...]
Editor of Small Business Opportunities, Susan Rakowski, will guest on CBS Radio’s small business show, “Biz Talk With Josh Smith,” this Thursday morning at 9 a.m. The show will be accessible via www.biztalkwithjosh.com and clicking Listen Live, or on the CBS Radio website at http://washington.cbslocal.com/ . (Click ‘Listen Live’ for GovBiz 1580am) Susan’s no-nonsense, nuts & [...]
Never again run out of power while on the go, lose your bag, or carry multiple bags to store all of your gadgets. Phorce is the world’s first smart bag that powers all your devices (including MacBooks), connects to your smartphone via Bluetooth, transforms from a backpack to a messenger or a briefcase, and prevents [...]
A British Columbia firm whose technologies could revolutionize the way foods and vaccines are preserved recently signed an exclusive, royalty-bearing commercial license with a billion dollar multinational food corporation, and has just begun earning royalties from one of its dehydration machines that was sold to a top American fruit processor. The company is EnWave Corp., [...]
Barry Sloane, CEO, Newtek: The Small Business Authority, put together his 5 business predictions for 2013: 1) Managing ObamaCare: + Under new rules, businesses with more than 50 employees will have to buy health insurance or pay a fine. + Prediction: Look for small businesses to have less full time employees and more part-time employees [...]
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® announced a new program with the Startup America Partnership, a national network of communities dedicated to advancing the success of American start-ups, for the 2013 International CES®. The partnership will bring specific programming for entrepreneurs and start-ups at the 2013 International CES, world’s largest innovation event. Owned and produced by [...]
Newly Launched HAND Stylus Features the World’s Smallest Tip Eco-Friendly Stylus Provides Superior Precision and Accuracy for Touchscreen Users With the popularity of tablets and smartphones growing exponentially with no sign of slowing down, the revolutionary, yet eco-friendly HAND Stylus (MSRP $29.95) is determined to replace user’s dirty, bulky fingers when it comes to using [...]
Make this the year you become your own boss! Let us know about your small business startup journey! Analyze your hobbies, your passions and figure out how to get paid for enjoying them. Take a walk today around your community. What is needed? What service could be offered more efficiently, cheaper, faster, better? What product [...]
It is incumbent on business executives to stay ahead of the social media curve in order to compete efficiently in their respective industries. However, when you consider where social media was just five years ago, it is impossible to imagine where it will be by 2020. This can be daunting for CEOs and other top [...]
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Victory, The New American Motorcycle Company has their corporate headquarters in Medina, Minnesota. The company also designs and manufactures Polaris Snowmobiles, ATV’s and the Polaris Ranger. The company manufactures parts in Osceola, Wisconsin,and in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
George Siemon joined a small group of Wisconsin family farmers in 1988 to form what is now the largest organic cooperative in North America. The coop has reached more than $715 million in sales. Organic Valley is the milk product that the group produces.