August 2011 Noteworthy News

August 2011 Noteworthy News

The high days and holidays started with a month dominated by news of a business’s standard practice included hacking, the US managed to overtake the headline-grabbing with the standard dominant phrase of debt ceiling. This headline will likely change, over the coming weeks, as we learn more about their economy predictions, long term issues and [...]
Down Town

Down Town

Wandering through a UK Shopping Quarter on a summer evening, something was amiss.  People in their choice of evening finery were mulling around and the wonderful sounds of summer were everywhere, as teens, families, couples, singles and groups created noise, laughter and some raucous banter. But something was amiss.  Some shops were open,  every window [...]
Taking a Slice of Business Cake

Taking a Slice of Business Cake

An interesting name, occasionally coined for small businesses that are owner operated, is  The Mom and Pop Shop. Independently owned and managed with few employees these businesses, like families, have the potential to grow. As such they add value to the economic health of a community and sometimes offer job creation. Usually in retail or [...]