SCORE in the News

Big Business Jumps on Small-Business Bandwagon - Oliver St. John

Date
Wed, 2012-12-05 09:20

Americans are so big on small business that large companies are launching pro-small-business marketing campaigns in hopes of squeezing their way into the spotlight.

The latest small-business champion: Sam's Club. The Wal-Mart-owned wholesale club is partnering with non-profit small-business counselor SCORE to award $1,000 of free merchandise to each of 102 small businesses across the country, the company will announce Wednesday. Sam's Club will also fly the owners to a small-business conference in Dallas that it's paying $547,000 to fund.

VA Accelerator Veterans Encouraged to work with SCORE Mentors

Date
Tue, 2012-12-04 12:16

SCORE is excited to embark on a new opportunity with the VA Accelerator - a vocational rehabilitation and employment program. As the Veteran works through their business plans, the VA Accelerator’s educational program matches them to a local SCORE mentor, who is there for the life of their business and can advise on many topics or secure the help needed.

SCORE, NFLPA Partnership Has Lessons for Associations - Rob Stott

Date
Tue, 2012-12-04 12:03

“Being able to have an objective set of eyes to look at a situation and say, ‘Have you thought about this? Have you thought about that?’ is important. Absent that, it becomes a little bit more of a challenge.” 

Q102 On the Air - SCORE Client Susan Tabor-Kleiman Owner of Your Professional Writer with Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Date
Tue, 2012-12-04 10:22

Listen to SCORE client - Susan Tabor Kleiman discuss her tips for entrepreneurs. 
 

 

SCORE NYC, SBA Assist Small Businesses Affected by Sandy - Tarice L.S. Gray

Date
Fri, 2012-11-30 10:42

SCORE NYC has partnered with the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) New York District Office to offer resources and services to small businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy.

The collaborative effort will offer free counseling and comprehensive business assessment, as well as development strategies designed to keep small companies afloat during the recovery process.

Through the Years, SCORE Has Helped Small Businesses Thrive - Pamela Manson

Date
Thu, 2012-11-29 11:30

With its friendly atmosphere and large array of goods, Blazing Needles in Sugar House is typically filled with customers. And thanks to the help of SCORE, a nonprofit association that for years has paired small businesses with mentors, the knitting shop’s clientele may increase even more.

Owner Cynthia Mills has been working with Ron Baron, an experienced business executive who’s providing guidance on how to grow her enterprise. After just one meeting, his input already has made a difference, according to Mills.

Critical Tattoo of Carson City Serves Worldwide Market - Yun Long

Date
Thu, 2012-11-29 11:19

Carson City-based Critical Tattoo is making its mark in the world. Owners Sarah and Kenneth Brown developed a product for the niche tattoo market because of his passion for body art. They design, manufacture and distribute tattoo equipment for a global market, including power supplies, wireless foot pedals and tattoo machines.

Wilton Duo Launches Fitness Fashion Boutique - Heather Borden Herve

Date
Thu, 2012-11-29 09:27

In two short years, Maxine Berg and Lindsay Prospect grew their workout apparel business, Jade, from dream to the reality of opening their Darien store.  In the process they won loyal customers and evolved from novices to savvy community retailers.

New Deli Sells Tastes of Polish Heritage - George Nelson

Date
Wed, 2012-11-28 10:01

Marta Mazur, a native of Gdynia, Poland, moved to the United States in 1981 and previously lived on the East Coast, where there are "tons of little ethnic stores, especially the Polish delis, and I missed that when I moved to the Youngstown area," she said. Mazur now lives, appropriately enough, in Poland, the Valley suburb -- and after driving long distances to purchase authentic Polish products, she decided to open her own deli.

Two Day Seminar Offered for Louisiana Veterans

Date
Tue, 2012-11-27 16:32

"SCORE Acadiana invites Louisiana veterans to a two-day seminar November 29 and 30 at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, 1606 W. Pinhook Drive, Lafayette. This Simple Steps to Starting a Business workshop is part of the national organization's Veterans Fast Launch Initiative designed to help veterans start and grow a profitable business."

 

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