Business

Helping Your Employees Retire Ready

December 5, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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According to a recent national survey, 71% of Americans aren’t saving enough for retirement, 58% feel the same or less secure than last year, and 46% have less savings today than they expected they would five years ago. Our next guest says that employers should be taking...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

December 4, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

SC Student Wins Top Entrepreneurship Prize

November 29, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, a national nonprofit based in NY City, partners with the Citi Foundation each year to host the National Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. The $10,000 top prize this year went to an 18-year-old YesCarolina student from our state’s...

USC's Economic Outlook Conference Coming to Columbia Dec. 8th

November 28, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Joey Von Nessen

As is its custom near the end of each year, our state’s flagship business school hosts an economic outlook conference in an effort to enlighten us on our prospects for financial prosperity for the coming year. Mike Switzer interviews Joey Von Nessen, with the Division of...

SC Business Update From Alan Cooper

November 27, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Alan Cooper

An update of the news, events and issues that are trending right now across South Carolina's business community. Mike Switzer interviews Alan Cooper, founder and editor of three online business news websites in South Carolina: MidlandsBiz , UpstateBizSC , and...

Inside a Yarn Factory

November 21, 2017 - Posted in ETV Shorts by Tabitha Safdi
Yarn Factory

Parkdale in Gaffney, S.C. is one of the largest yarn factories in the world. They produce enough yarn to go to the moon and back multiple times a day and use the most up to date technology to make sure they continue to do so.

Persimmon Hill Hops

November 20, 2017 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Hops

Clemson Extension Agent Paul Thompson visits Persimmon Hill Hops in Smyrna, SC and talks with owner Larry Feller on how they grow, harvest and package hops.

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

November 20, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Midlands Company Celebrates $300 Million Order

November 17, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Hakan Ozmen

As telecom companies continue to fight harder for more customers, they are aggressively upgrading their infrastructure. And this is benefiting not only the cell phone users in our state but our manufacturing industry, as well. Our next guest’s company in the Midlands of...

Telehealth Industry Marketing to Senior Citizens

November 16, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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A few years ago, our next guest’s company entered the fast-growing telehealth industry. They have now decided to add that same technology to the fast-growing senior citizen home health care market. How are new technologies and services like these faring in the face of today...

Transitioning Out of Your Business

November 14, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Barnes

Eventually, an owner of a small business will close the business, pass it on to an heir, or sell the business. Our next guest says that no matter the type of transition, there are many blind spots that need to be navigated. Mike Switzer interviews John Barnes, a certified...

SC Business Update from John "Swampfox" Warner

November 13, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
John Warner

Credit Concepts to Companies A weekly update of the entrepreneurial activity in South Carolina. Mike Switzer interviews John Warner is co-founder of Concepts to Companies and founder of the Swampfox Facebook page, based in Greenville, S.C.

Enhancing the Business-Nonprofit Relationship

November 10, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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You would probably not be surprised to learn that most business leaders are also very active in the nonprofit community, volunteering and serving on boards. Our next guest says that business people interacting with nonprofit leadership is obviously a good thing but their...

Myrtle Beach Firm Wins National Mobile Web Design Award

November 9, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
Pat Harris

Most business owners know the importance of having a user-friendly mobile website these days. Our next guest certainly does because his company was recently honored for designing the best mobile website in the nation by the Web Marketing Association. Mike Switzer interviews...

Upstate SC Nurtures Euro-Centric Small Businesses

November 8, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Mike Switzer
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About 14 years ago, our next guest took her love of interior design and plunged into small business ownership by opening a contemporary Euro-style furniture store. And she credits the European presence in the Upstate and her own heritage as contributing factors to the store...

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