Business

Fresh Market and Ulta Coming to an Expanding Town of Lexington

February 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Park
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The Lexington Planning Commission has approved a site plan for a new commercial center in the Town of Lexington on Sunset Boulevard, reports ColaDaily . Expected to join the development are Hobby Lobby, Ulta, a cosmetics store, and The Fresh Market, which previously...

Charleston Tea Plantation | ETV Shorts

February 5, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Tea Plantation

Teeming with originality and history, the Charleston Tea Plantation on Wadmalaw Island in South Carolina is busy with not only workers cultivating crop but also visitors from around the world. The tea plantation sets South Carolina apart because it the only tea plantation...

USC Entrepreneurship Club Partners with Computer Science Department to Execute App Creation Project

January 28, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
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For the first time at the University of South Carolina, the computer science department will be teaching a mobile app development class. The USC Entrepreneurship Club has partnered with a computer science class, CSCE 590, and plan to work on 15 student entrepreneur ideas. "...

Q&A | A Conversation with USC and Harvard Alumnus Pedro de Abreu, Finalist of the 2016 FORBES Magazine 30 under 30

January 27, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Pedro de Abreu Headshot

Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina graduate (USC ’14), Harvard University scholar, featured columnist, published author, researcher, entrepreneur, and now finalist of the 2016 FORBES Magazine 30 under 30, which recognizes the year’s brightest...

The Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Offers Business Seminars

January 25, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
People watching a business seminar

Take a look at these three seminars offered by The Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, to help members and other business leaders attract and retain more customers in a recovering economy. The seminars will be conducted by award-winning marketer and author Jerry...

Silicon Harbor | ETV Shorts

January 13, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Harbor

Charleston is best known for its historical significance. Just recently however, Charleston adopted the new label as "The Silicon Harbor" because of all the new technologies that are being born within the area.

Firefly Distillery | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Distillery

When you think of characteristics of the South, one of the first things many think about is sweet tea. On a small sea island off the coast of South Carolina, two guys are capitalizing on this with their wildly popular brand Firefly and signature beverage Sweet Tea Vodka...

Joye Cottage | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Joye Cottage

Originally built as a farmhouse in the 1800s, Joye Cottage is now a sixty room mansion located in beautiful Aiken, South Carolina. Personally owned by Steven Naifeh and Gregory Smith, both Pulitzer Prize winning authors, the home has seen many renovations to preserve it's...

Beaufort's Kazoo Factory | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Kazoo

Kazoobie Kazoos, located in Beaufort South Carolina, is America's only full-time kazoo factory. The company ships fun all over the world and offers folks a tour around the museum and factory. At the end of the tour they even offer guests a chance to make their very own...

An Inn on York Street | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Inn on York Street

An Inn on York Street is a unique historical home that is now a working Bed and Breakfast. Over the years the home has been used as a hospital and a church. Now guests come from far and wide to stay in this relaxing Inn.

Aiken Young Professionals | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Professionals

Booming with industry and small town charm, Aiken has become a hub for many young professionals. AYP is an organization that helps those young professionals to become leaders within the community.

Agriculture of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
farming

Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to spark interest in agriculture in younger generations. Video provided by...

Tiny Techz Brings STEM Education to Young Students

December 16, 2015 - Posted in Business by Andrea Esselman
Tiny Techz Brochure

Tiny Techz is a program designed to bring STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) education to young students. It works with schools to teach students fundamental skills that will help them have successful futures. Tiny Techz was created by Chris Williams and...

Positive Impact of Foreign Investment in the Midlands

December 16, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
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Foreign investment has been key to economic development efforts of the Midlands of South Carolina. Just in 2015, nearly twenty-four economic development projects, many of them announced by foreign-based companies, were announced. The projects are expected to create 2,200...

How Should Salespeople Respond to Increased Price Sensitivity Among Consumers?

December 15, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Salespeople meeting

Take a look around your friendship circle. How many people are willing to pay a few extra cents per gallon for gasoline if a lower-priced station is nearby? How many people are willing to pay $70 dollars for a shirt if they can buy that same type of shirt of shirt for $20...

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