Tag Archives: Scranton PA

Business Tip Tuesday #StickyBunDay

By: Donna Simpson According to our Every Day’s a Holiday calendar, the week of February 20th includes chocolate mint day, national cherry pie day, sticky bun day, tortilla chip day and chocolate covered peanuts day. It’s a gastric festival for … Continue reading

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Is there an International Market for Your Product or Service?

I recently returned from an International Trade Mission to Santiago Chile.  I made a ton of contacts and am excited to guide our clients to potential trade in South America. Exporting is not a slam dunk nor is it a … Continue reading

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New Business Alert – KAE Imagery – Photography Studio – Scranton, PA

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is proud to announce that on October 7th, 2016, KAE Imagery opened its doors in Downtown Scranton. The studio is owned and operated by professional photographers, Emily Taylor, Alex Seeley, and Kyle … Continue reading

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Local University Students Get Small Business Internships – Scranton PA

  The Small Business Internship Initiative is at it again! The Internship Initiative paired two University of Scranton students with Carl Von Luger Steak & Seafood and Terra Preta to gain hands-on experience as interns. Melissa Hernandez is interning at … Continue reading

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Coffee & Confidence – A Women’s Program from The University of Scranton

The University of Scranton Women’s Entrepreneurship Center (WEC) a partnership between the Small Business Development Center#SBDC and the Kania School of Management (KSOM) will host “Coffee and Confidence,” on Monday, March 2, an information session to exchange ideas, lend support and … Continue reading

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Holiday Planning is Important for Small Business !

The holiday season is an exciting time for all, and a particularly critical season for businesses’ success. As 2014’s season fast approaches, businesses are eager to acquire additional labor to assist with operations in the hectic atmosphere resulting from the … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade is a Great Opportunity for Scranton Small Business Owners

On Saturday the City of Scranton will be a wave of green, as an estimated 100,000 people flock to the city for the annual St. Patrick’ Day parade.  If small business owners play their cards right, they should be seeing … Continue reading

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The University of Scranton SBDC – New Business Alert – Integrative Health Consulting and Coaching LLC, Scranton, PA

  The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is proud to announce the opening of another new business, Integrative Health Consulting and Coaching. Mary Elaine Southard, an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, is assisting clients with diabetes management, wellness coaching, … Continue reading

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New Business Alert – Mala’s Roots and Shoots Daycare and Preschool, Scranton, PA

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is proud to announce the opening of another local business, Mala’s Roots and Shoots Daycare and Preschool located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.  The SBDC was able to assist Mala Chaddha as she planned … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to shop locally!

No matter where your local is, shopping there is important.  Shopping locally simply makes sense. Every time money is spent, someone local benefits directly and communities grow stronger. I recently read an ironic story about a woman who did all … Continue reading

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