Advisors play an important role in the decision-making process of many small-business owners, according to a study released by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Research Foundation. More than two-thirds of small-firm owners rely on a single business confidante for such advice; the confidante is the most common and influential type of advisor, whom […]
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The Wine Industry Network (WIN), announced that their supplier membership surpassed the three hundred member mark and has increased monthly since launching just over two years ago. This milestone is a major validation of WIN’s direct marketing model and continues to confirm that there is shift in the way that wine industry buyers now research […]
July is “Made In The U.S.A.” month. We honor fine products made in the United States with this post on Klhip Nail Clippers, made in Los Angeles, CA. and Ketchum, ID. This ergonomic design comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Finding everything nearby — neighbors, U.S. households or local businesses — is now possible with the latest release of WhitePages’ iPhone and iPad app. Announcing a major upgrade with new Nearby People, Nearby Stores and Reverse Address features, WhitePages has released a new iOS app that transforms the traditional concepts of people and business search […]
Celebrating its 35th anniversary, the Peoria Farmer’s Market is at the Metro Centre. The Peoria Farmer’s Market opens at 8:00 a.m. and runs until the fresh produce is sold out usually by early afternoon, 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday. Shoppers will find locally-grown fruits and vegetables, farm fresh products, pastas and the largest […]
Pershing LLC, a BNY Mellon company, announced the release of Building a Business with Business Owners, a new guidebook that focuses on how financial advisors can meet the increasingly specialized personal and business needs of entrepreneurs. Because business owners’ personal and professional lives are so strongly intertwined, Pershing concludes, advisors have a tremendous opportunity to […]
These mainstays are made in Brunswick and Lewiston, Maine. Leon Leonwood Bean (November 13, 1872 – February 5, 1967) founded the company. He was an author, an inventor and an outdoorsman.
Getting out of your home office or facility can do wonders for your brain. Often, all you need is a five minute break to get back on track, recharge your creativity or de-stress from a project. Don’t be so hard on yourself. It is common to get stuck when you are running every aspect of […]
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 […]
New NFIB/Chase/CWBR study provides first in-depth look at how women-owned small businesses battled the recession Many of today’s women-owned businesses (WOB) are led by recession-tested entrepreneurs whose experiences provide valuable insight into the challenges that may await aspiring small-business owners. A new study, released by Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co. […]
A questionnaire posed to small business owners who attended the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit shows that the majority are at risk in the wake of a potential disaster. Approximately 57 percent of small business owners surveyed feel only somewhat or not very confident that they have the appropriate insurance coverage to protect […]
Dining establishmentss want us to share the dining experience–pushing aside the two-tops and setting a communal table into their dining room floor plans. Shared eating spaces are popping up in both hip urban bistros and suburban chains, creating more welcoming environments that operators say help to build community, loyalty and sales — as long as […]