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Grizzly Announces Fresh Healthy Vending Website Revamp

The Nation’s Leading Healthy Vending Franchise Teamed up With Grizzly to Revamp Its Site, Simplifying the Navigation and Enhancing the Overall Display Grizzly, an independent creative agency based in San Diego, recently unveiled the newly designed website for Fresh Healthy Vending International, Inc. (OTCQB: VEND), the leading franchiser of healthy-alternative vending machines and micro markets.… Continue Reading

VIP CINEMA SEATING EXPANDS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES TO 600,000 SQ FT

The world’s largest manufacturer of premium cinema seating, VIP Cinema Seating, has announced yet another major production expansion, the second within a year, which will vastly expand manufacturing capacity while maintaining VIP’s commitment to American-made quality. Since VIP’s introduction of luxury reclining seating to the theatre industry in 2008, they have completed over 200 projects, amid… Continue Reading

£18,000 SPENT AT AUCTION TO HAVE LUNCH WITH CANDY CRUSH FOUNDER

A lunch with business and technology guru Riccardo Zacconi has raised just over £18,000 through an online auction organised by CharityStars.Zacconi, who founded King Digital Entertainment, the name behind popular mobile games Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch, is supporting Hospital Fatebenefratelli in Milan. An unnamed Italian came out on top following… Continue Reading

The World’s Coolest Startup Event Polar Bear Pitching is Back

Startups compete for €10 000 cash prize and international fame by pitching from a hole in the ice Oulu, Finland –  Polar Bear Pitching, the world’s coolest startup event, will be held for the third time from February 10 – 11th, 2016 in the capital of Northern Scandinavia, Oulu, Finland. This year the event has grown from… Continue Reading

After taking pills every day for decades, HIVers can possibly take a break

Vancouver WASHINGTON – January 6, 2016 — “Essentially, if PRO 140 is FDA approved, the infected person could finally take a break and go on a vacation without having to remember their pills, and the exact times to take them each day. All they need is a reminder to inject a weekly dose of PRO 140 every… Continue Reading

10 Super Successful Business Partnerships That Really Work

Entrepreneurship is the new black! It seems that there has never been a better time to start a business. Since 2011 annual start-up rates have increased from 440,600 in 2011 to a record-breaking 581,173 last year, according to the think tank Centre for Entrepreneurs. Next year it is anticipated this number will exceed 600,000! However, when… Continue Reading

AT&T 4G LTE TO POWER FORD SYNC CONNECT IN MORE THAN 10 MILLION VEHICLES IN NORTH AMERICA BY 2020

Ford and AT&T are bringing high-speed connectivity and an even better owner experience to customers this year – with plans to connect more than 10 million customers to Ford SYNC® Connect within the next five years. SYNC Connect, Ford’s new high-speed connectivity technology, adds levels of convenience to SYNC, the industry-leading in-car entertainment and communications system.… Continue Reading

KITSAP BANK AWARDED STRONG COMMUNITIES AWARD IN FHLB DES MOINES COMPETITION

Kitsap Bank was recently honored with the Strong Communities (Urban Category) Award in the FHLB Des Moines competition. FHLB annually honors the projects, people, and programs that promote small business growth and retention and also highlights the work that the FHLB’s member institutions are doing every day to help their communities thrive.  Kitsap Bank was… Continue Reading

ABODA Expands Operations to Portland, Oregon

Corporate housing firm opens local office, acquires units in new market ABODA, one of the industry’s largest corporate housing firms, is launching its expansion into Portland, OR. After announcing its global growth plans early last year, ABODA has been looking at domestic markets that align with its growth strategy. ABODA Global Housing Management chose Portland… Continue Reading

Western Specialty Contractors Promotes Tom Brooks to Sr. Vice President of Operations

Western Specialty Contractors, formerly named Western Waterproofing Company, is proud to announce the promotion of Tom Brooks, Vice President – Operations and Business Development, to the position of Sr. Vice President of Operations, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Brooks has been with Western since 2012. In his new role, Brooks will oversee marketing, business development, the sealants… Continue Reading