Big Data, Big Opportunities

Financial Times: One of the challenges for IT professionals is to ‘translate’ the jargon of the IT industry into narrative that their counterparts in business can understand. This challenge is particularly acute when the technology concept...
The BallStars heat transfer system offer entrepreneurs a full-color heat transfer process that can cost-effectively produce photo sports balls. Their business opportunity comes complete with everything you need to start selling sports balls. You will be...
Delhi News Record: The potential for Norfolk County to host thousands of cycling tourists is here now that the north shore of Lake Erie is part of a 1,400-kilometre long biking trail. But local businesses need to...
Kings County Register/Advertiser: It’s a chance to enjoy a healthy, affordable, educational activity while learning more about the colourful history of Kentville. New Minas entrepreneur Krista Morine is in her second year offering historic walking tours under...
Shreveport Times: For small, mom-and-pop shops that produce goods for the home but don’t have big advertising budgets, the Internet helps level the playing field, bringing customers who are looking for something different. Many small design shops...

Teen’s Soap-Making Biz

Central Kentucky News: Raising goats and making soap have become second nature for Joe Bremer. The 14-year-old Chicagoan-turned Danville resident launched his own soap-making business in 2010. Joe’s Bars and Suds began after many visits to a...

Pastry Shop Niche

DailyMail: Dianna Strickland believes nothing takes the place of perseverance. "I would like to encourage other people to follow their dreams," she said. Strickland, 43, recently opened Sugar & Spice Pastry Shop at 1930 Pinewood Drive near Sissonville....

Making A Living On The Weather

NPR: Careful planning can transform the shape and life of a city. But sometimes, a city's features develop spontaneously — like the immigrant enclaves that grow around certain jobs and trades in urban centers like New...

FunkyDiva Business Opportunity

FunkyDiva is a digital jukebox, loaded with over 12,000 songs to suit all tastes of music. The company operates as a network of independent partners who run their own jukebox-for-hire business locally under...

Niche Biz: Childlike Ceramics

TrendHunter: Charlotte Mei indulges her inner child with a slew of ceramic creations that could very well have been crafted by a child. Although she describes herself as a painter, decorator and water-based illustrator over ceramist,...

Bird Carving Niche

Bangor Daily News: You’d be forgiven for assuming that Sue Talbot is a taxidermist. With the intricate detail, realistic colors, perfect anatomy and lifelike posing of her bird carvings, it’s hard to tell they’re carved from...
Terra.com: Jessica Mindell, founder of Jessica's Natural Foods, used to hand-deliver her gluten-free granola. Now it's sold in Whole Foods and other grocery chains.Photo courtesy of the company. In May 2009, Jessica Mindell was all set to...

Eco Ink To Your Door

What do schools, homes and offices have in common? Printers. Almost everywhere you look there are printers of varying sizes and brands being used. The cost of keeping them supplied with ink...

Drop Offs Turned Into Money

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: When Zachary Romano graduated from the College at Brockport two years ago he was looking for something he could really enjoy. “There was a few jobs out there, but nothing I really liked...

Yoga Niche

niagarafallsreview.ca: Audra Reid will bend over backwards to get you relaxed and healthy. Cheesy cliches aside, Reid believes yoga is the answer to a less stressful lifestyle, and she has turned what was once a hobby into...
Inquirer.net: Ingenuity and hard work, coupled with sheer luck, have spelled success for this man who has carved his niche in the electrical industry and helped aspiring entrepreneurs turn their business dreams into reality. As a boy,...
Columbus Dispatch: Two area dealers of antique and vintage good say business is good these days despite the nation’s sluggish economy and jitters about jobs. Janet Phillips opened Feathers, an antique store in the Oregon District, in...

Niche Biz: Restoring Cars

HudsonStarObserver.com: You need to find your niche in life, It doesn’t matter what it is and it doesn’t matter how much money you make,” said St. Joseph resident Doug DeRosier. DeRosier has definitely found his niche. He...
Scott Hamlin can rattle off environmental data with a professor's familiarity. It takes at least 400 gallons of water to make a T-shirt. Textile waste makes up at least 5 percent of U.S. landfills. As much...

Niche Biz: Hobby-Shop

Manila Standard Today: For Natalie Kaw, the hobby of scale modeling is an art that needs to be preserved and promoted among today’s youth. She remembers that as a teenager, scale modeling gave her so...