Half of US consumers (54 percent) worry about the risk of their details being compromised each time they input them into a business website, according to research released today by 1&1 Internet, Inc., www.1and1.com, a global leader among Web hosts. From a study of more than 400 US adults, 29 percent have walked away from […]
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For the past few years, Applebee’s has quietly been experimenting with a late-night bar and club scene at restaurants around the country. Some offer karaoke and trivia nights. Others have fashioned themselves into nightclubs where patrons can gobble spinach and artichoke dip under the Day-Glo beauty of black lights. In late August, the restaurant chain […]
The Great Recession has left its mark on America in the form of stubbornly high unemployment and a long foreclosure pipeline. Harkening to a 1950s-1960s period when unemployment was below 3% and homemortgage rates equally low could be refreshing for consumers, or in a word, instill in today’s diner the word most commonly associated with […]
“Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.” ~Demosthenes (384 – 322 BC) -Greek Statesman, Orator
Small businesses are increasing their use of the Internet and social media platforms to connect with customers and grow their businesses, according to a recent Citibank survey. Sixty-five percent of the 749 small business owners surveyed across the United States cited increasing marketing activities as a key step in growing their business. While the overwhelming […]
Every year over 1,400 small business-owners connect to exchange ideas, strategies and inspiration. This is facilitated with the help of some of the most successful business consultants in the country, through the America’s Small Business Development Center’s Annual Conference. This year, the Annual ASBDC Conference will be held in New Orleans, La. from Sept. 11-14, […]
Trade Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Cyclones present Brooklyn Networking at the Ballpark, a VIP Business Networking Reception on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Immediately following the Brooklyn Cyclones vs. Hudson Valley Renegades baseball game will begin. The pre-game networking event, created by the Cardinal Trade Group (CTG), will be a forum […]
Anyone who has ever been caught without a brochure or business card while speaking with a prospective client has a new tool to ensure they always have their information handy. Android Shields has developed a way to place a company’s QR (quick response) code onto a custom-made protective cell phone skin. Prospective clients can use […]
Hotel prices are notorious for increasing ahead of international sporting events, but in London the average price has actually decreased by almost $20 a night. A London hotel room during the Olympic Games in July and August costs on average $325, an increase of 93 per cent to the previous year. Accommodation website www.hotels.com has […]
Lamboo is an engineered, high performance bamboo product that is used within architectural, structural and design applications, and is structurally superior to its wood counterparts. Lamboo products can be manufactured in both interior and exterior grade and have multiple grain patterns for a variety of aesthetically pleasing options. “We at Lamboo Inc. are dedicated to […]