Couple start gourmet vinegar business | News

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On the edge describes how Greg and Becky Hunn have lived, taking on one challenge after another, so it seemed natural to include that life descriptor in the name of their new business.

After all, what could be more on the edge than retiring, then deciding to start a business, and doing it in the middle of a pandemic?

Greg Hunn waited excitedly for the state inspection of On The Edge Vinegar in Erie on Sept. 17, bringing to fruition an idea that came about four years ago as the couple pondered using their small vineyard of 1,200 vines to make their own products, rather than selling their grapes to Kansas wineries.

On The Edge grows Chambourcin, Golden Muscat, Sparta, Concord, Catawba, Melody, Chardonel, Traminette, Vignoles and St. Vincent, but the Hunns determined selling those grapes annually was proving difficult to coordinate for various reasons.

Four years ago, Becky Hunn’s

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Major conferences are shipping swag to your door as Covid-19 shuts down business events industry

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The media summit swag bag is likely a money-loser after factoring in shipping costs, Rosenbaum said, but there is hope it could drive more late interest and sales for the event. Recipients have been posting pictures of the swag bag on social media, he said, getting the event in front of more people.

 

Zoom and a host of other videoconferencing platforms have made it relatively easy to shift event programming online. But the events are competing for attention with Netflix, children, dinner and other distractions. Without the perks of letting people pass business cards and chat over pastries, virtual events are left asking a smaller audience to pay chopped-down ticket prices. Online conferences pull in about 13% of the revenues expected for in-person equivalents, according to a September report from the Center for Exhibition Industry Research, a trade group. The same report projected that large business events are unlikely to

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Here’s How Harvard Business School Plans to Advance Racial Equality

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In an effort to promote racial equality, Harvard Business School said it would boost its enrollment of Black students in future classes, hire a chief diversity officer and recruit more Black faculty and staff. The school plans to build more issues of race and diversity into its case-study method of teaching and make conversations about race a higher priority in its curriculum, it said last week.

KEY TAKEAWAYS
1. The school recently acknowledged past missteps involving race.

In June, following the national outcry stemming from George Floyd’s death while in police custody, Nitin Nohria, dean of the school, wrote a letter that said past efforts to recruit Black students to Harvard were insufficient. “I apologize that we have not fought racism as effectively as we could have,” he wrote.

2. The number of Black M.B.A. students at the school has stagnated.

For three decades the number of Black students on

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Five Common Ways To Fund A Small Business Beyond Personal Savings

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One of the most cliched statements in starting a small business is that “it takes money to make money”… but it is often true. Many businesses need an infusion of cash to buy essential components of their operations. For a pizzeria, that could be an industrial oven, and for a yard care business, that could be a commercial lawn mower.

A common funding practice many new business owners take is to use personal savings and start small by reinvesting profits into the business. This approach, known as bootstrapping, seems rooted in common sense, but can be restrictive to your business’ growth and personal finances. If your business needs a large infusion of capital, you don’t necessarily have to go it alone and shouldn’t if it jeopardizes your financial security.

There are a number of funding sources available to new and established businesses beyond your personal savings.

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Cosmeceuticals Market Size worth USD 73.73 billion with 8.9% CAGR by 2026; Increasing Number of Company Collaborations Will Provide Impetus to Market Growth, says Fortune Business Insights(TM)

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Pune, Sep 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Global cosmeceuticals market size is projected to reach USD 73.73 billion by the end of 2026. The increasing investment in the R&D of newer products will have a massive impact on the growth of the market in the coming years.

According to a report published by Fortune Business Insights, titled “Cosmeceuticals Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Product (Skin Care, Hair Care, Injectable and Others), By Distribution Channels (Pharmacy/Drug Stores, Online Stores, and Others), and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026,” the market was worth USD 37.41 billion and will exhibit a CAGR of 8.9% during the forecast period, 2019-2026.

Industry Developments:

April 2019: L’Oreal is planning to acquire and merge with companies that offer a range of make-up and skin care products to enhance its existing portfolio of skin

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Human Insulin Market Size worth USD 27.71 Billion with a Steady 3.4% CAGR by 2026; Technological Advancements in Insulin Pens to Spur Growth: Fortune Business Insights

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Pune, Sep 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) —
Pune, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global human insulin market size is anticipated to reach USD 27.71 billion by 2026. International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that around 425 million people across the world suffer from diabetes. This shows that the rising prevalence of diabetes is propelling growth in the market.

Fortune Business Insights in a new report, titled “Human Insulin Market Size, Share & Industry Analysis, By Type (Analogue Insulin (Long-Acting, Fast Acting, Premix), Traditional Human Insulin (Long-Acting, Short-Acting, Fast Acting, Premix)), By Diabetes Type (Type 1, Type 2), By Distribution Channel (Retail Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Online Pharmacy), and Regional Forecast, 2019-2026” predicts the market to exhibit a CAGR of 3.4% during the forecast period. In 2018, the market value stood at USD 21.26 billion in 2018.

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Business Innovation visa holders exempt from Australia’s COVID-19 travel ban

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All visa holders in Australia have been subject to the country’s COVID-19 travel ban, apart from the exemptions currently in place for diplomats, maritime and air crew, and those simply transiting through the country for less than 72 hours.

But since the end of August, there has also been an exemption in place for holders of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) (BIIP) (subclass 188) Visa, which has had an “automatic exemption” on par with Australian citizens and permanent residents. 

Prior to this date, Individual BIIP visa holders were still able to apply for an individual exemption of the travel restrictions.  

The Australian Border Force (ABF), part of the Home Affairs superministry, was asked by the COVID-19 Select Committee why such visa holders were granted an exemption when others, such as holders of the Prospective Marriage (subclass 300) visa, have not been extended the same privilege.

“The Business Innovation and

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Five-day commute is over, says former Business Secretary

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Former business secretary Greg Clark has urged ministers to introduce flexible season tickets on the railways as the age of the five-day commute comes to an end.

He told the House of Commons that it is “a ludicrous anachronism” to expect commuters to stump up for full-price season tickets when they are not going into the office every day.

The Telegraph revealed last month that the Government was planning three-day season tickets to entice people back onto trains.

However, Treasury officials are understood to have opposed the scheme due to fears it could put Britons off returning to a five-day commute once a vaccine has been found, with devastating knock-on effects for cities such as London whose economies rely on massive footfall.

Many analysts believe that flexible working will become part of everyday post-Covid life regardless of whether ministers change ticketing or not.

Rail finances have been turned on their

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How To Manage Your Business Finances

This article is only for educational purposes and does not constitute legal, financial, or tax advice. Make sure you consult a professional regarding your business needs.

Staying on top of your business finances is an important aspect of maintaining positive cash flow and financial stability. If you’re lost when it comes to proper accounting and business funds or resource management, you might find yourself unable to invest in or grow your business.

Keep your business running smoothly while also planning for your future with these tips for managing your business finances.

Prioritize business financial planning

Budgeting, accounting, forecasting, tax planning, risk management — these are important aspects of managing your business finances as part of a comprehensive financial plan.

Don’t hold off on analyzing accounting reports and financial statements to gain insight into your business’s performance. Staying on top of accounting and bookkeeping will allow you to set

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