How to keep your business on track

Editor’s note: This week’s BBB Business column was written by Keith Roberts.   If you are like many entrepreneurs, you started a business because there were boundless riches ahead by being your own boss and customers would be flocking to buy your unique product or service which filled a void in the global market place. Then reality set…

Business Notes 11-30

David and Stella Stein, of Stein Enterprises of Tyler (a franchise of Office Pride, commercial cleaning services) received Office Pride’s Standard of Excellence award as well as the Office Pride Million Dollar Club award. Standards of Excellence are awarded based on growth, customer retention, feedback and other factors. Shane

Candy World finds another sweet spot in Broadway Square Mall

T.J. Patidar wanted something different; she was an accomplished programmer and computer engineer for Computrac in Dallas, so she looked for something a little more whimsical. “Originally, the goal was to have a fun business,” she said. “I just wanted something I could work around my schedule. My brother-in-law owned a

Rocket Fizz backs Blue Santa with special soda sales

Rocket Fizz has teamed up with the Fraternal Order of Police to help ensure this year’s Blue Santa event is bigger than ever. “Typically we do 20 kids, this year we’re really close to 40 kids,” Officer Chuck Boyce said. Boyce’s team had recently began selling T-shirts raising money for the event. Rocket Fizz owner Steve Farmer

Recent News

How to keep your business on track

Editor’s note: This week’s BBB Business column was written by Keith Roberts. If you are like many entrepreneurs, you started…

29 November 2015 [07:43 PM]
Refining and marketing sector having a great year

The collapse of crude oil prices has created massive layoffs in the exploration-and-production sector of the industry, but the refining-and-marketing sector is having a record-breaking, great year. Morgan Stanley reported that the leading independent refineries “reported strong beats.” It noted…

29 November 2015 [07:36 PM]
Get the most from charitable donations

It’s certainly the season for giving - and when you make charitable gifts, you can both give and receive. To get the most out of your gifts, your first step is to make sure you are giving to a worthy…

29 November 2015 [07:28 PM]
Business Notes 11-30

EXCELLENCE David and Stella Stein, of Stein Enterprises of Tyler (a franchise of Office Pride, commercial cleaning services) received Office Pride’s Standard…

29 November 2015 [07:26 PM]
Annual Holiday Giving Guide assists donors

As we approach the holiday season, many charities are seeking year-end donations to meet the needs of those less fortunate. Giving Tuesday,…

28 November 2015 [08:43 PM]
Brookshire Grocery Co. no longer for sale Video

Brookshire Grocery Co. is no longer for sale. Monday afternoon, Brad Brookshire, chairman of the company’s board of directors, sent out an…

23 November 2015 [07:08 PM]
Growing peach trees remain popular venture

Growing fruit trees for home use or in the commercial orchard are still popular ventures around East Texas. Peaches have been grown in Texas for more than 100 years. Numerous factors come into play with a successful orchard. The…

22 November 2015 [08:32 PM]
Incorporate spirit of sharing into financial strategy

It’s almost Thanksgiving - a holiday that once celebrated the harvest season. Although many of us today may not be directly connected to agriculture, we still gather on Thanksgiving with our loved ones to share whatever “bounty” we may have.…

22 November 2015 [08:17 PM]
Attacks cause concern in energy industry

The terrorists’ attacks in Paris on Nov. 13 have caused concern in the U.S. about protection of oil and gas infrastructure. Officials also wonder what impact the ensuing military action will have on crude oil supplies and price. Railroad Commission…

22 November 2015 [08:12 PM]
Business Notes 11-22

SCHOLARSHIPS Brookshire Grocery Co. has announced a scholarship program through the FRESH 15K for graduating high school runners. The FRESH 15K scholarship…

21 November 2015 [07:40 PM]
A survival guide during times of crisis

Trust is the essential element for business success, and it is what BBB Accredited Businesses have committed to building. When customers trust…

15 November 2015 [11:23 PM]
Labor union president blasts Obama for rejecting pipeline

It’s over. The debate over the Keystone XL pipeline came crashing down on Nov. 6 when President Obama ended a seven-year political battle by rejecting the construction of the crude oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. The…

15 November 2015 [11:18 PM]
It's time to review your life insurance policies

If you work for a fairly sizable company, you may be entering your open enrollment season, when you can add or adjust your employer-sponsored benefits. While you probably should review all your benefits, you may want to pay special attention…

15 November 2015 [08:50 PM]
'Business to Business Expo' on this week's show

On this week’s Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce radio show, the Chamber’s Henry Bell explains it’s time for Tyler businesses to reserve a booth at the January “Business to Business Expo” at Harvey Convention Center. Bell says booths are going…

15 November 2015 [08:36 PM]
Business Notes 11-16

NEW HIRES Dr. Natalie Johnson has completed wound care and hyperbaric training and is a new member of the physician staff at…

15 November 2015 [08:25 PM]
Dakota's to open at new location on Thursday

Dakota’s Steak and Chop House will open in its new location on Old Bullard Road in the La Piazza Shopping Center on Thursday, management said. “We’re very excited about the new site,” Stacy Betts, marketing manager, said. “We will also…

15 November 2015 [08:18 PM]
Page :  1   2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10   »