KFC rescued a small Indiana town that needed new fire hydrants. The company shelled out $7500 to post Fiery Grilled Wings ads on three hydrants in exchange for getting the town some new gear.
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Randolph Engineering in Randolph, Massachusetts creates the aviator glasses for our military. Roger that!
As gas prices have increased, and reliance on one’s own personal car has declined slightly in Southern California, Beverly Hills Cab Co. owner Joseph Mehrabi has observed a noticeable increase in taxi service in Los Angeles. This happens to come at a beneficial time for customers, because it turns out that to build a loyal customer […]
Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has initiated its 2nd Entrepreneurial Challenge, expanding on its inaugural challenge that was completed in the spring. The challenge is open to any small company with revenue under $5 million, including newly formed and pre-revenue entities. Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m. EDT […]
McDonald’s, the world’s largest restaurant chain, will hire 70,000 people in China this year, almost doubling its workforce there, as it accelerates new store openings in the Asian nation. This past spring all 1,400 McDonald’s stores in China set up recruitment tables and invite people to apply for restaurant positions, Lisa Howard, a company spokeswoman, […]
Morgan Olson LLC, a maker of walk-in van bodies, today announced that it will establish its new plant in Charleston County. The $1 million investment is expected to generate 119 new jobs. “We are excited about locating our new facility in Charleston County. South Carolina offers a business-friendly environment and the skilled workforce we need […]
The New York Business Expo and Conference is set for October 17, 2012 at The Javits Center in New York City. The event will include seminars, a trade show, exhibits, social media tips and trends, a business makeover competition, speakers and more. Contact the NY Business Expo for more info.
Another great product made in the U.S.A. Picnic Plus is a company in Amish country in Ohio and they have been manufacturing this handmade picnic basket for decades. The wooden divider on the basket’s bottom protects items from moving around.
“Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.” MAYA ANGELOU (1928 – ) American Poet, Historian, Activist
Bob Moore read a book about stone-grinding and was inspired to learn the art of milling. He started Bob’s Red Mill 34 years ago in Oregon and the business is flourishing. When Bob turned 81, he transferred ownership of the company to his employees.
Are you looking for ways to revitalize your Franchise Development Program? You are not alone. Many franchisors are looking for ways to restructure or supplement existing franchise sales and development programs in order to grow their business. Upcoming seminars are set for: October 10-11, 2012 in Anaheim, CA. and November 7-8, 2012 in Dallas, TX. […]
Results from more than 5,000 consumers surveyed have put Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza on top of its competitors yet again. In the second annual “Consumer Picks,” administered by trade publication Nation’s Restaurant News and research firm WD Partners, Papa Murphy’s emerged #1 within the pizza category in nine out of 10 attributes surveyed. […]