Before Disaster Strikes

by Mike Hunter

Before Disaster Strikes Natural disasters can devastate communities and cause significant disruptions for local companies, particularly small and medium-sized businesses. As organizations look to minimize the business impacts of natural disasters, company leaders should consider preparing in advance to help their company weather the storm. Make a plan. Business leaders … [More]

Eco-Friendly Dry Cleaners

by Mike Hunter

During its 20-year history, Lapels Dry Cleaning has pioneered an eco-friendly dry cleaning experience. The partnership agreement with GreenEarth®, the dry cleaning industry’s only nontoxic cleaning alternative, is the latest evolution of that experience, and Jeff Kline recently converted his Gilbert and Chandler franchise locations to the GreenEarth process. For most Lapels … [More]

‘Local’ Drives Boutique Retail Concept

by Mike Hunter

Celebrating the essence of Scottsdale’s Old Town in the historic building that was home to Saba’s Western Store for more than 60 years, The Merchantile of Scottsdale is a new 5,400-square-foot boutique marketplace featuring a curated mix of more than 40 merchants — all of which are locally owned, Metro Phoenix-based, independent businesses — that include clothing, accessories, … [More]

Tool Tracks Company Alumni

by Mike Hunter

ENGAGE Talent, an AI software company that offers the Total Talent Intelligence™ solution to help companies improve talent acquisition, engagement and retention and predict company and market performance, has released a new alumni engagement product that aggregates and tracks alumni data, mapping talent and analyzing movements in the industry, to provide companies with … [More]

Looking Good 2019 – December Standouts

by Mike Hunter

ACHIEVEMENTS Mailing.com Earns Stevie Award Mailing recently won a Stevie Award for customer service, rather a rarity among printing/direct mail companies. The company credits it passion for direct mail as its spark, and is finding a revival in interest by agencies to build business and expand services as part of a comprehensive marketing strategy. Queen Creek Olive Mill … [More]