A dash of salt

A dash of salt

Small businesses are critical to small businesses. Make small contributions to your community. What makes Small Businesses Matter shines a light on local businesses that donate their time, talents, products, and services for the greater good of our community. When local businesses who are “tagged” have the opportunity to share …

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Take a look at the ends of the Las Vegas market

With cheap money fueling a buying frenzy, the Las Vegas housing market accelerated to record speeds last year. Homes sold quickly, prices hit new all-time highs virtually every month, and the area saw record resales as low mortgage rates allowed buyers to stretch their budgets. In total, the median selling …

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Flushing Financial Co. (NASDAQ:FFIC) sees sharp drop in short-term interest

Flushing Financial Co. (NASDAQ:FFIC) benefited from a sharp drop in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31, there was short interest totaling 181,000 shares, a decrease of 52.8% from the total of 383,700 shares as of December 15. Based on an average daily volume of 113,000 …

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LaMay’s Catering opens new Alton cafe

ALTON — Family-owned LaMay’s Catering has been in business for more than five years, first operating out of rented space in Deliverance Temple, then moving to Broadway in the former Riverbend Billiards building. Not only is LaMay’s Catering growing during a pandemic, but it’s also employing more than 40 Alton …

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Does this pass for a first class meal on United Airlines? !

Some readers call me the United Airlines fanboy, but I’m no apologist and want to focus on United’s ongoing restoration issues in Denver today. In its latest dispensation, passengers in premium cabins are now served quasi-astronaut stable food and I have to say… I have never seen a more pathetic …

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GWM reached a new record in 2021 with sales growth of 15%

BAODING, China, January 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GWM has released the latest sales data on January 6 that the company recorded a volume of nearly 1.3 million vehicles in 2021, up 15.2% year-on-year, which marks the new sales record of more than one million units for six consecutive years. In …

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Banks cut overdraft fees

Digital Vision/Getty Images One of life’s biggest annoyances – being hit with high overdraft fees when the bank is covering a transaction larger than your account balance – just got a little less annoying. More and more US banks are waiving or even eliminating dreaded overdraft fees. Bank of America …

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Catering Insight – IFSE’s major marketing strategy limited Covid impact

Croydon-based dealer International Food Service Equipment (IFSE) believes it is best placed to take advantage of new market opportunities as it emerges from the pandemic period. The company quickly pivoted its strategy when Covid first hit, which limited the impact of its difficulties. IFSE’s latest annual report, just published on …

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Go out for lunch with Tori: Shier’s Deli & Catering

Over the past few years I’ve heard a lot about Shier’s Deli & Catering in Midland, especially their famous pastries. While some readers enjoyed hearing about my trip up north in October – including my experience tasting a real northern pate – a couple weren’t keen on going all the …

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McDan’s commercial private jet service will take off on January 28

Commercial private jet services to be operated from Kotoka International Airport (KIA) and managed by McDan Aviation, will commence from January 28, McDan Group Executive Chairman Daniel McKorley told Joy Business. “We were looking forward to it opening earlier in the year, but it was clashing with other big events …

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Catering Insight – Backup team saved by administration buyout

Employees and assets of Oldham-based distributor Safeguard Refrigeration Services were rescued when a member of the company’s management team stepped in to rescue them. Safeguard entered administration late last year, according to a notice on the London Gazette website. However, Jonathan Kelly, who was Safeguard’s Chief Financial Officer, then set …

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