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In a celebration of staying power, Mayor Craig Moe and City Council members honored a select circle of Laurel businesses whose owners — for decades — have successfully navigated the fickle seas of labor and equipment costs, taxes,...
Tags: Realty, Small Businesses, Sales, American Express Company, Arts
Congratulations to the members of West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department who enjoyed a lovely evening at the Circle D Farm during the department's 67th annual awards anquet. Members of Station 3 expressed gratitude to the firefighters of Sykesville...
In a more economically naive time, making reference to the Friday after Thanksgiving as Black Friday was something of an insider's comment. Most definitely, it had become a major shopping day long before the promise of door busters (another term once...
Havre de Grace merchants got a boost from the nationwide Small Business Saturday initiative the day after Black Friday that was sponsored by American Express. Brigitte Peters, Havre de Grace marketing and tourism manager, said the day was a success for...
The Dominion Post, Morgantown, W.Va.Main Street Morgantown highlighted some of last year's accomplishments and award winners Wednesday, at its annual breakfast. The group also inducted members of the new board of directors, including: Tim Ball, Peggy Myers-Smith, Barbara Joseph, Jeff...
TidewaterBizThe Retail Alliance is moving forward with the development of a buy-local campaign after most of the businesses it surveyed wanted to move forward on the project. Of the 50 businesses surveyed, 74 percent wanted to continue developing a campaign and...
Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama who grew up in Chicago, visited two South Side stores Saturday afternoon as part of a nationwide effort to support small businesses during the holiday shopping season. Jarrett stopped by...
Ana Veciana-SuarezThe other day, President Barack Obama visited a Virginia bookstore to do some Christmas shopping. Accompanied by his daughters and a retinue of Secret Service agents, he bought 15 children's books as gifts for family members. The excursion was...
Spotlights searched the evening sky in Hinsdale, possibly looking for that red-suited man who appeared on time and as expected at the village's annual Christmas Walk, an event that kicks off the holiday season. The spotlights, however, weren't going...
email@example.comThe struggles of operating a successful business in downtown Hagerstown are not a new theme. Numerous longtime businesses have left City Center over the past few years, either for greener pastures outside the downtown or because they could not survive....
Tags: Washington, DC, Economic Policy, Business
The Religion WorldJon Ostendorff with USA Today writes about charities trying to create a new holiday tradition: #GivingTuesday: ASHEVILLE, N.C. (RNS) In the days following Thanksgiving, there's already Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday to kick off...
NEW YORK (AP) — Bye-bye Black Friday. So long Small Business Saturday. Now, it's Cyber Monday's turn. Cyber Monday, coined in 2005 by a shopping trade group that noticed online sales spiked on the Monday following Thanksgiving, is the next in a...
Tags: Cyber Monday, Sears, Kmart, Holidays, Apple iPad
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