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IPic Theater In Scottsdale Quarter To Offer New Movie-Going Experience

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A traditional night out at the movies will be redefined in Scottsdale this December after the opening of IPic Theaters. The new, eight-auditorium cinema will seat between 71 and 91 people per theater featuring plush seats, pillows, blankets and state-of-the art technology. IPic movie goers will have the option of choosing between two types of… Read More →

Are Self-Service Technologies Making Your Business Better?

Self-Service Technologies, Technology
by in Podcasts | Small Biz

Self-service technologies, which automate routine interactions between companies and customers, are a source of convenience and efficiency to both parties — until something goes wrong and the customer cannot make the system work. Many companies should be focusing more closely on the overall customer experience, says Michael Goul, a professor of information systems and a… Read More →

New Year, New Business Ideas!

Old Fashioned Marketing, relationship building
by in Finance | Marketing | Tech

While working away on planning your New Year’s resolutions, perhaps a consideration for your personal goals is to reach out professionally for new, fresh ideas that make your business work better. We have witnessed the biggest recession in decades, borderline depression, with failing businesses, jobs lost, and homes given back to the bank. Yet, I… Read More →

Luxury At UltraLuxe Scottsdale Theater

luxury movie theater lobby
by in Around Arizona | Events

Going to the movies will never be the same thanks to the newly remodeled luxury theater UltraLuxe, owned by San Diego-based UltraStar Cinemas. Located on Indian Bend Road and the 101 in Scottsdale, the renovation of the former United Artists theater was completed by DeRito Partners, an Arizona brokerage firm specializing in retail. The grand… Read More →

5 Tips For Creating Cost-Effective Marketing Materials

Cost-Effective Marketing Materials
by in Blogs | Marketing

Don’t work harder: Market smarter It’s time for that marketing brochure to be updated or to create a direct mail campaign to generate new business, but you are questioning the expense. Before you even begin, there are key considerations that will help control your costs and create a greater impact. It is no surprise that… Read More →

Infographic: Texting Trends

Texting Infographic trends and averages for texting
by in Infographics | Tech

Now that unlimited messaging plans have become common, texting has become the communication medium of choice. The following infographic illustrates the trends and averages for texting in the United States and around the world. Source: @shanesnow for Mashable View Other Infographics Infographic: Texting Trends was last modified: February 4th, 2016 by Dana Wentzel

Social Media Hasn’t Reached Luxury Brands, Yet

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by in Blogs | Executive Lifestyle | Tech

With celebs tweeting about everything from their morning latte to a product they’re peddling and Facebook taking over the world one movie at a time, you can’t go a day without being involved in social media. However, luxury brands, like Chanel and BMW, have yet to catch the social media bug. This Forbes.com article explains… Read More →

TEDxPhoenix Brings Together Local Minds

Photo: TED / James Duncan Davidson.
by in Education | Events | Green | Tech

TEDxPhoenix is bringing together Arizona’s thinkers and doers on Nov. 6 in the hopes of finding solutions to our local and global community’s problems. The TEDx program aims to provide communities with an experience similar to the international TED conference. TED began as a “Technology, Entertainment and Design” conference but has since become a forum… Read More →

ASU Honors Small Businesses

Spirit of Enterprise
by in Economy | Featured | Small Biz

Five small businesses were recognized at the 14th annual Spirit of Enterprise Awards, presented by the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The awards are given out to small businesses that exemplify the best in ethics, energy and excellence in entrepreneurship. “Finding a niche and starting a business is a daunting task,”… Read More →

Newly Formed Arizona Commerce Authority Convenes Its Inaugural Board Meeting

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by in Blogs | Finance | Workforce

Vowing that “today the rubber hits the road,” Gov. Jan Brewer and Jerry Colangelo assembled and introduced 35 state leaders representing diverse backgrounds for the inaugural board meeting of the Arizona Commerce Authority. The private-sector board will work to align diverse assets and opportunities within the state to compete economically in both domestic and international… Read More →

Time Is Running Out To Cash In On Solar Stimulus Funds

Cash In On Solar Stimulus Funds - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010

Companies and investors across Arizona are deciding whether it’s time to “go solar.” As with any other financial undertaking, moving forward with solar must make economic sense. Despite dramatic strides in technology, solar energy projects are not yet viable without government incentives. Those hoping to maximize incentives for solar should note that a particularly useful… Read More →

The American Dream Reborn Through Sustainability

Future Generations Go Green
by in Blogs | Green

When my father’s grandparents immigrated to America, they had one objective: to give their children, and some day their grandchildren, a better life. They worked hard and sacrificed to instill the desire to make thing better for the next generation, my grandparents. Maybe you can remember the sacrifices you saw growing up, how past generations… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Innovation

Green Innovation SRP Earthwise - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: SRP EarthWise SRP has a wide variety of sustainable solutions that allow customers to reduce… Read More →

BIG Green Awards: Green Processes

General Dynamics Green Processes - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

Twelve categories, hundreds of nominations — but only one will take home the green. It’s the first annual Southwest Build-it-Green Awards, where BIG teamed up with the USGBC to bring you the leanest sustainable leaders and projects in Arizona. Recipient: General Dynamics C4 Systems Scottsdale-based General Dynamics C4 Systems is cutting costs and its environmental… Read More →