THOMAS SEITZ | Year-end tax suggestions for businesses
It’s not too late to make moves to reduce your 2013 taxes if you are a business owner.
Business leaders weigh in on Johnstown's future
Members of the local business community learned about the region’s 2014 outlook during the Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Chamber of Commerce’s annual Economic Summit on Friday morning.
The rise of big chocolate
Thanks to a recent pair of recent business deals, it's an industry that may never be the same.
Big chocolate is about to get even bigger.
Still blooming: Partnership will keep Flower Barn intact
George Griffith thought he might have to sell – pare down his more than 50-year business and consolidate to one building. He wasn’t looking forward to auctioning off space that was so rich with memories, although it meant a narrower focus and less overhead. Even his 30-year-old parrot was put off – it cursed at the employees as they shuffled around packing up boxes.
VIDEO | Secret, dirty cost of Obama's green power push
Obama's green energy drive comes with an unadvertised environmental cost. Experts say the ethanol era has proven far more damaging to the environment than previously thought, and worse than the government admits today.
No quick fix for area’s struggling jobs market
The performance of the local labor market so far this year has again prompted the question “why is our local economy so slow to recover?” Or to phrase it another way, “is recovery from the Great Recession bypassing our area?” Whatever way it is presented, there appears to be no easy or quick answer to when the recovery will translate into sustained improvement in overall economic conditions.
What is Kasasa?
What, exactly, is “Kasasa”? You won’t find the word – pronounced "kah-SAH-suh" – in any dictionary.
In the banking realm, Kasasa is a national brand of checking and savings accounts that bring local community banks and credit unions together under one banner.
What is Kasasa?: Bank business as usual with added features
What, exactly, is “Kasasa”? You won’t find the word – pronounced kah-SAH-suh – in any dictionary.
A quick Google search returns Kasasa as a small town in the Kagoshima Prefecture of Japan that, in 2005, merged with four other nearby municipalities to create a larger city, Minamisatsuma.
KEVIN SHIVERS | Veterans possess skills for business
Our veterans, recently home from Iraq and Afghanistan, have worked exceptionally hard, taken big risks and persevered emotionally and physically in a hostile and challenging arena. Tours of duty present split-second decision making, courage and risk of life and limb. But these qualities are the fabric that makes up our warriors. These characteristics are well matched to those an entrepreneur needs to start his own business.
DAVID MASTOVICH | Do not miss out on social media opportunity
“I don’t get (insert social media network, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.).
“I’m not sure it’s worth the time and money.
“We’re doing a little bit of (insert social media network).”
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