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SuperZoo announced as one of TradeShow Executive's Fastest 50
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The numbers have been crunched and the inaugural class of TradeShow Executive's Fastest 50 has been finalized. In order to maintain the element of surprise, the winners are listed only in alphabetical order. More

The new rules of branding your business online
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It's no longer enough to have a sleek website, social-media presence, and consistent brand aesthetic online. The new rules of branding your business on the Web have a lot less to do with presentation, and a lot more to do with interaction. In order to bring you up to speed, has compiled nine of the most innovative and ingenious tips from articles, guides, and interviews in Inc. and over the past year. These are the new rules of branding online. More

Study: A dirty store sends shoppers out the front door
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A recent Cintas Corporation telephone survey conducted by Harris Interactive revealed what experiences negatively impact a customer's perception of a retail store, according to a press release. Ninety-nine percent of U.S. adults reported that any poor cleanliness issue would negatively affect their perception, specifying dirty restrooms and unpleasant odors as top annoyances over poor customer service, the release stated. More

Boyd Enterprises announces New Mini Chemi-Pure Elite for Nano Tanks!

Good thing now come in small packages. All-in-one filter media is now available for your nano tank! Same quality and formula as our larger containers. Treats up to 10 gallons.

A guide to online shopping carts
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Ah, the siren call of striking out with your own e-commerce website. You create the better mousetrap, find the right keywords, Facebook pages and Foursquare mobile tools, and then turn it loose online. Business beats its way to your Web door, and services from companies such as MasterCard, Visa and American Express do the rest. The reality? That's more complex. More

Petmate announces sale of company and names new CEO
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Petmate has announced the sale of the company by Westar Capital to Wind Point Partners, a Chicago-based private equity firm. Petmate, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, is a leading manufacturer and marketer of innovative, high-quality, non-consumable pet products. The company will continue to operate under its current corporate umbrella after the acquisition. Petmate has also furthered its strategic grown by acquiring the products and intellectual property rights of Bamboo, the pet products division of Munchkin, Inc. More

Buy the HALTI Direct!

The original and still the best, the HALTI headcollar is used by millions of satisfied dog owners to stop dogs from pulling. The Halti comes in 6 sizes and 4 colors and is recommended by trainers and veterinarians worldwide. Company of Animals is now your DIRECT source for the Halti headcollar. 

Pfizer extends offer for King Pharma shares
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Pfizer Inc. said it is extending its tender offer for shares of pain drug maker King Pharmaceuticals Inc. by one week. The offer is now scheduled to expire Jan. 28 instead of Jan. 21. Pfizer agreed to buy King in October for $3.6 billion, or $14.25 per share. More

Survey: 1 in 10 Americans consider pet's age when selecting pet food
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According to a recent survey commissioned by Iams, 11 percent of pet owners consider age to be the most important factor when determining what food to buy their pets. There are three basic lifestages dogs and cats fall into, though precise ages vary between species and among breeds: kitten and puppy, 1 to 12 months; adult, 1 to 7 years; and senior, 7 years and older. More


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Missouri legislators seek repeal of ballot bill
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Responding to the fact that the vast majority of Missouri voting districts rejected the "puppy mill" ballot initiative on Election Day, legislators have introduced multiple bills to modify the so-called "Puppy Mill Cruelty Prevention Act" or simply repeal it altogether. While heavy voting in a small number of urban districts barely provided the small margin of victory for the initiative, those who are familiar with the new law recognize that it is contrary to the interests of Missouri breeders, Missouri farmers, the people of Missouri and the animals themselves. More

FDA overhaul aims to increase food safety
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On Jan. 4, President Barack Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act into law. The bill has been called a "sweeping overhaul" of the Food and Drug Administration, the first major update to the FDA's powers since 1932. Critics say that the bill, though ambitious, does not and cannot ensure an adequately safe food supply. Only by consumer demands for healthful, uncontaminated foods will food manufacturers and processors clean up their acts. More

Retailers name top priorities for 2011
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Leadership development, Tweeting and expansion are among the top priorities of retailers in 2011, according to a report from the National Retail Federation. The ninth annual "Retail Horizons: Benchmarks for 2010, Forecasts for 2011," examines retail industry benchmarks, retailers' key priorities and plans, and retail trends. More than 300 retail executives from 135 North American companies were polled for the study. More
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