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 […]
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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. […]
The Native American Contractors Association (NACA), in a collaborative effort with the law firm of Perkins Coie, has published its 2012 Best Practices Guide. The guide will serve as a valuable tool for its members when developing and implementing compliance and ethics programs. “As government contractors, NACA’s members take seriously the need for strong ethics […]
Mayor Kasim Reed and Invest Atlanta, the City of Atlanta’s economic development agency, recently announced the launch of a new program called Start Up Atlanta to help the local startup community engage, interact and create new businesses and jobs. Start Up Atlanta is one of Invest Atlanta’s initiatives to make the city nationally and internationally […]