• Start a business

    How to Start a Clothing Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Starting a clothing line is an exciting endeavor, but it’s also challenging. It would be best if you considered all of the aspects that go into starting and running a clothing brand before you dive in headfirst.  Take the following steps to make your clothing line launch a successful one. Understand your audience and competitors To start a new clothing business, you first need to research what people want in your niche. What are they looking for? What styles and colors will be in demand this season? Where can these products be found currently (both online and offline)? When starting a clothing…

  • Bussines Service

    How Houston-area businesses are honoring 13 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan

    HOUSTON – Houston-area businesses are paying tribute to the 13 U.S. service members who were killed while serving in Kabul, Afghanistan. To honor them, business reserved a special table, and served beer, wine, or sweet bread as a thank you for their service. See how these businesses are honoring our fallen service members below: Lama Mediterranean Persian Restaurant – The Woodlands Ali Amron, the owner of Lama Mediterranean Persian Restaurant in The Woodlands is offering complimentary tea in memory of the 13 soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week. No Label Brewing – Katy The Katy-based brewery reserved a bench and served 13 glasses of their beer to honor the fallen…

  • Business proposal

    Independence Holding Company Receives Preliminary

    STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Independence Holding Company (NYSE:IHC) today announced that its Board of Directors received a preliminary, non-binding offer from Geneve Holdings, Inc., which through its wholly-owned subsidiaries (collectively, “Geneve”) hold an aggregate of approximately 62.5% of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of the Company (the “Common Stock”), to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Common Stock that are not already beneficially owned by Geneve in a going-private transaction (the “Transaction”). Geneve’s proposed purchase price is $50 per share, payable in cash. The offer letter delivered by Geneve to the Board of Directors is publicly available in the Schedule 13D amendment…

  • Business plans

    Punching In: Business Lobby Attacks Labor Plans in Budget Bill

    Monday morning musings for workplace watchers Battle Over Reconciliation | EBSA’s Quiet Progress Programming Note: “Punching In” won’t publish on Labor Day. We’ll be back on the clock Monday, Sept. 13. Ben Penn: Republicans may not have the votes to block union-bolstering provisions that Democrats aim to include in the budget reconciliation package, but don’t expect the GOP’s business allies to stand by and let Democrats weaken employers’ longstanding leverage in labor relations. Industry lobbyists—and the general public, for that matter—don’t know exactly what will be included in Democrats’ $3.5 trillion domestic policy package, which can be approved without Republican support. House and Senate committees are moving quickly to draft…

  • New Business

    7 Ways to Improve Local SEO & Attract New Business

    Local SEO differs in many ways from the organic optimizations we make to our websites. When you are working for a business that relies on being relevant to consumers within its physical proximity, you need to learn how to get the most from your presence in local search results and the MapPack. In this column, you’ll find seven ways to improve local SEO, build local visibility, and win over new customers. Top Ways to Improve Your Local SEO Keep an Eye on Your Competitors’ Google My Business Q&As. Tweak a Google Product Listing to Get It More Exposure. Use Google’s Business Messages While You Can. Update Your GMB with All…