14 March 2017

Watch an Iconic Image Get Refurbished

RUB-A-DUB-DUB: The 16-foot-tall image of a smiling rug rolled up in a bathtub with a scrub brush in one hand and a bar of soap in the other has greeted drivers from the wall alongside Woodard Cleaning & Restoration on Manchester Road for decades. Known as “Woody, the rug man,” the advertising image was originallyRead the full article

Remodeling Booms as Boomers Settle in!

With the housing bubble popped, credit tighter and baby boomers getting up in years, home remodelers find themselves with more than enough work to keep busy. “When people aren’t able to move, they start remodeling,” said John Shea of Callier Thompson Shea Construction & Design in Manchester, Mo. Shea said he’s seeing the remodeling businessRead the full article

Young Entrepreneurs Bypass Corporate Rat Race

Ehrlich owns and operates an Express Oil Change franchise in Cedar Park, Texas, a suburb of Austin. He’s betting the business will weather the difficult economy, affording him and his family a prosperous future at a time when many recent college graduates are struggling to find jobs amid record-high levels of unemployment. Still wet behindRead the full article

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With the housing bubble popped, credit tighter and baby boomers getting up in years, home remodelers find themselves with more than enough work to keep busy. “When people aren’t able to move, they start remodeling,” said John Shea, of Callier Thompson Shea Construction & Design in Manchester. Shea ticked off a list of reasons thatRead the full article