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Guide to Retail Clothing Store Business Startup

Opening an apparel store is serious business. For some of you, it may mean giving up the safety of your corporate job with its steady income, paid holidays, vacations and the opportunity for advancement. All this, and guaranteed 12- to 14-hour days. Running an apparel store is more than a full-time job. Fortunately, there’s always

Starting a Computer Repair and Services Business

Almost all small businesses and home offices use computers and depend on them to be working properly. They don’t have the skills, the time or the desire to do their own computer service, repair and upgrades, and that puts us right in the middle of one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. No matter

How Retirees Can Turn Into Entrepreneurs

Most people who experience a disruption in their career–whether due to retrenchment, retirement, or some other event beyond their control–eventually are able to find another job while the rest either retire for good or become entrepreneurs. Vicente U. Kilayko, sales and marketing director of Drake Beam Morin (DBM) Philippines Inc., says the ratio is usually

Making Stove Fed with Dried Green Coco Chip

Features and Advantages Has a very strong fire with minimal smoke. A response to the fuel crisis of the urban families. Inspired by the rocket stove developed by the Aprovecho Institute. Can be built from used tin cans and with simple hand tools in about two hours. Features a vertical feeder that will allow the

Starting a School or Training Center Business

Starting a private school is a lengthy, complicated process. Fortunately for you plenty of folks have done the same thing you are thinking of doing. You will find much inspiration and practical advice from their examples. In fact, you will find it extremely useful browsing the history section of any established private school’s website. Some

Handicrafts and Novelties from Coconuts

The wares and novelty items from coconut fruit residues can compete well with products made from other materials given their uniqueness and originality. Great export potential for the products can be seen from the reactions of customers/viewers of the products samples and exhibits. A. Coconut Fruit Residues This technology employs the “mix and match” technique