Onondaga Nation, EcoLogic Solutions Form Historic Green Business Partnership

Released on: March 31, 2011, 10:44 am
Author: Franz Wisner
Industry: Environment, Food & Beverage, Travel, Small Business, Industrial

Brooklyn, NY — Onondaga Nation and Brooklyn-based Ecologic Solutions today announced a historic, Native American-green business partnership to boost the company’s efforts to rid workplaces of toxic cleaners and replace them with sustainable alternatives.

Under the terms of the partnership, Onondaga Nation (www.onondaganation.org) has agreed to become the second largest shareholder in EcoLogic Solutions (www.ecologicsolutions.com), a leading supplier of natural, plant-based cleaning supplies for restaurants, hotels, schools, office buildings, and other commercial users. EcoLogic Solutions will use the investment to create jobs and expand current operations, while developing new products and approaches to eliminate harmful cleaning supplies from workplaces.


Housing Market Crash and Rising Medical Costs, Is There A Connection?

Released on: March 31, 2011, 10:35 am
Author: Trisha Lotzer
Industry: Healthcare, Financial, Law

As millions of American homeowners know, the housing market crash was fueled by inflated home values and bank loans that were high above the equity or actual value of “underwater” homes. According to Trisha Lotzer, JD., health-care attorney and CEO of Physis, Inc., a similar threat for banks, borrowers and owners of many of the nation’s medical, dental, optometry and veterinary practices must be averted.

Like residential real estate, medical practices may be marketed and sold by brokers. Brokers in the business of selling medical practices commonly charge 7-12% commission. The commission alone can add $80,000 to $2,000,000 to the purchase price, depending on the size of the facility–and drive up the bank note accordingly.


Google Moving Into Mobile Phone Credit Cards, SEO Company Queryclick.com Says It’s Got Its Eyes On The Money

Released on: March 31, 2011, 10:30 am
Author: QueryCLick LTD
Industry: Internet & Online

Mountain View giant Google is said to be considering a move into mobile phone credit card payments, according to sources speaking to the Wall Street Journal.

Reports suggest that the search engine is poised to forge bonds with MasterCard and Citigroup so that Android users will have the ability to pay for purchases with the help of ‘near-field communications’ technology (NFC).


Mums Opt For Boob Ops

Released on: March 31, 2011, 10:20 am
Author: The Harley Medical Group
Industry: Healthcare

The Harley Medical Group reports boom in post-baby breast surgery

The Harley Medical Group, the UK’s leading cosmetic surgery provider, has reported a rise in mums booking surgical treatments post-pregnancy to help them combat the effects of pregnancy. The most popular treatment amongst new mums is breast augmentation, with bookings up 31% year-on-year.

The Group, which treats thousands of women a year across their 31 clinics, has seen more new mothers turning to surgical options to help regain shape and body confidence following pregnancy. Liposuction is also popular, up 27% year-on-year, and tummy tuck bookings are also up 15% year-on-year.


France’s Love For UK Food Exports Driving Demand For Cheap Postage Options, Claims Parcels Please

Released on: March 31, 2011, 10:14 am
Author: QueryCLick LTD
Industry: Transportation / Logistics

While the last few years have seen many businesses struggling to stay afloat amidst great financial pressure, recent news has shown a pick up in the export industry.

According to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), exports from the UK increased for the sixth consecutive year in 2010. With exports to the value of £10.83 billion, the industry enjoyed a 11.4 per cent increase on the levels for 2009.


Hotels-Paris.co.uk – Figure Out Figure In showcases Tony Cragg’s work in Paris

Released on: March 31, 2011, 9:59 am
Author: Hotels Paris Ltd
Industry: Travel

British artist Tony Cragg is the focus of an exhibition entitled Figure In Figure Out at Paris’s prestigious Louvre museum.

There are eight pieces by the Liverpool-born sculptor on show, including one specifically created for the installation.


Hotels-Paris.co.uk – Find it all at Foire de Paris

Released on: March 31, 2011, 9:46 am
Author: Hotels Paris Ltd
Industry: Travel

The variety on offer at the Foire de Paris means everyone is likely to find something they are interested in at the exhibition, with stands ranging from travel destinations to cooking gadgets.

It runs from April 28th to May 8th 2011 and features three sections: home, leisure and world culture.


Hotels-Paris.co.uk – The Bolshoi Ballet to visit Paris

Released on: March 31, 2011, 9:08 am
Author: Hotels Paris Ltd
Industry: Travel

A run of performances by The Bolshoi Ballet in Paris will be a treat for fans of the genre.

The company will be on stage showcasing one programme from May 5th to May 15th 2011 and a second production from May 10th until May 14th, with all the action taking place at the Palais Garnier.


Barclaycard Freedom Celebrates First Birthday

Released on: March 31, 2011, 8:21 am
Author: Barclaycard
Industry: Financial

Barclaycard Freedom, the loyalty scheme from Barclaycard, celebrates strong figures on its progress since launch one year ago. The scheme has encouraged Barclaycard Freedom cardholders to spend on average 14% more in launch partner stores than other credit card customers.

There are now one million active Barclaycard Freedom customers earning and redeeming Reward Money across over 20,000 coalition partners. Over the last 12 months, the average value redeemed has doubled. Joint promotions have driven much of this growth, with cardholders who have benefited from retailer special offers spending over two and a half times more than cardholders who have not taken advantage of the credit card benefits.