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January 2012

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by Hilary Swaim, 2tor Marketing Coordinator When 2tor employees explore the company’s new Landover headquarters, one of the required stops on the tour is Chip Paucek’s office. As the company’s former Chief Operating Officer and recently appointed CEO, Paucek is the first to tout that his office — now outfitted

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by Maureen Kilcullen, DBED Marketing & Communications Feeling sheepish about your winter wardrobe? Itching to try something new? Leslye Solomon, owner of Woolstock Yarn Shop, has just the solution. The entrepreneur has parlayed her passion for knitting into a multi-faceted business reaching customers across the nation and overseas. Fourteen years

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By Karen Glenn Hood, Marketing and Communications A start-up beverage company that recently acquired the distribution rights for a popular fruit beverage has found a home on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.  This week, Triple Ventures LLC announced it has purchased a 30,000 square-foot building in the Chesapeake Industrial Park in Cambridge

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by Jacob Austin, DBED Marketing & Communications Governor O’Malley (center) publically announced that RG Steel has secured financing to resume operations at its Sparrows Point plant and bring nearly 800 employees back to work who were furloughed late last month. “A line of credit has been secured to allow RG to fire

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by Karen Glenn Hood, DBED Marketing and Communications Like many small business owners, Susan Aplin wanted to expand her business. As the CEO of Bambeco, an eco-friendly home and housewares company based in Baltimore, Aplin saw opportunity in the ever-growing market for sustainable goods. She wanted to add employees, she

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by Karen Glenn Hood, DBED Marketing and Communications The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) unveiled the first phase of a new interactive tool that allows businesses and citizens to map the State’s key business assets and resources.  MDbizMap, housed on DBED’s website ChooseMaryland.org, provides users with a

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by Jill Feinberg, Communications Director Star-Spangled 200, Inc. Gov. Martin O’Malley recently announced that Papa John’s has become the first founding corporate partner of Star-Spangled 200 (SS200), Inc., the nonprofit affiliate of the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission. The commission and SS200 are planning a multi-year commemoration of the

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by Johanna Colburn, DBED Marketing & Communications Tracking financial incentives to Maryland businesses and organizations just became as easy as clicking a mouse. Earlier this week, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development launched the first phase of an online tool called Finance Tracker, designed to make tracking State

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by Ann-Marie Sedor, Communications and Brand Manager, Righttime Medical Care With the opening next week of Righttime Medical Care’s urgent Care Center in Olney, Maryland residents will have access to the only urgent care facility in the area that accepts same-day appointments. As part of Righttime’s commitment to providing the

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by Andrea Vernot 2012 Fee Free Days Begin this Weekend Marketing pros have long employed the ‘loss leader’ or product give-away to create brand awareness and generate new customers.  From the candy and cereal samples I regularly receive with my daily newspaper, to the classic “comp” coupon for restaurants or

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