Zipcar, a popular service around univerisites and urban areas, which allows members to "borrow" a car for an hourly rate, which includes insurance and gas. Popular because of the flexability, especially when a car is not needed all the time. Zipcar hopes to enter into the NASDAQ using ZIP as their symbol, the company just filed for an IPO and it usually takes a few months before the stock becomes available to the public. There's no word yet on prices, but there is plenty of buzz regarding the company and what they can offer.
If you ever want to have publicly traded stock for you company the first step is to form a corporation, Zipcar was founded by two people in 2000 and have come a long way since their establishment only a decade ago.
Hershey Co, North America's largest chocolate manufacturer has reached a tentative deal with the employees of two facilities in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Hershey hopes to expand one of the facilities in order to modernize it and make it the largest chocolate making facility in the world. Hershey hopes to reach a final deal with it's employees within the next month or so.
The economy is important in the entire nation, but it all starts with helping out where you can locally first. Hope Andrade, Texas Secretary of State recently visited three Waco businesses to recognize them for their commitment to business in the state of Texas. Andrade also visited with local Chamber members for the role they play in the local economy, she herself was an entrepreneur in the San Antonio area for 30 years and understands the impact that the Chamber has on local businesses and the local economy. Texas is currently the top relocation destination and has been for the past 5 years.