May 2010

DSRA Announces 2010 Certificate Of Excellence Recipients

PR Web: In a move meant to bring a greater degree of reliability and authenticity to a now-thriving industry, the Direct Selling Reps’ Association has announced the 2010 Certificate of Excellence Recipients, a group of network marketing companies selected from more than 1,200 potential network marketing opportunities. It is the first annual industry certification program […]

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Have Your Cake And Eat It, Too

Business Mirror: Sweets are a great weakness among Filipinos. Name it: ice cream, chocolates, candies or cakes, Pinoys welcome them with the biggest heart and appetite. And many would agree that Red Ribbon’s Black Forest cake remains the standard for many bakeshops today. According to Froilan Manotok, Red Ribbon South Luzon operations head, that particular

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Pizzeria Franchise Owner Recounts Long History

River Forest Leaves: Virgil Gerin, who holds the first license in the Armand’s Pizzeria franchise, provided some history. The original restaurant opened in 1965 when childhood friends Michael Caringella and Armand Christopher purchased The Victory Tap in Elmwood Park. Caringella worked at his family’s butcher shop on Taylor Street and Christopher was a successful artist.

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Edible Jewelry

Inspired by the products that can be found in an everyday kitchen, Gönül Paksoy is taking a new approach with food. Rather than judge it by taste or smell, Gönül is judging it by appearance and turning it into jewelry reports Daily News. Beads have never stopped being popular over the years whether they were

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Forget Freemium, Meet Causium

According to Fast Company, there seem to be as many business models as colors in the rainbow … yet few have the charitable cachet of “Causium.” This is a wildly successful and public-spirited invention by software company Atlassian. Atlassian announced that through their Causium software distribution model they’ve amassed a grand total of $500,000 in

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iPad Fans Face New Dilemma

The Wall Street Journal reports that Chuck Pretto couldn’t figure out how to carry around his new iPad. So he decided to wear it. After ordering Apple Inc.’s new multimedia tablet last month, the 52-year-old property manager realized it might weigh down his briefcase. He didn’t have another bag or carrier to cradle the 9.7-inch,

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