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Owner of PIP in Omaha Receives Four Awards at Annual Convention

Includes network’s most prestigious honor, “Franchisee of the Year”

MISSION VIEJO, Calif., August 5, 2014— PIP Printing and Marketing Services, Inc. recognized Deborah Bremer, owner of PIP in Omaha, NE, as “Franchisee of the Year.” This is the franchisor’s most prestigious award. In addition to this honor, Bremer received a Top 25 sales volume award, recognizing the franchise as #18 out of the top 25 in the network. PIP_Frannie_Bremer_14


Papio Fun Park targets groups, private functions during cooler months of the year

Papio Fun Park, a six acre family entertainment center located at 210 E. Lincoln St. in Papillion, has changed its marketing strategy in order to draw in a different demographic  Read More   Midlands Business Journal 10/12/12 Clip ID: 1089176

Buying an existing company gives a 'running start'' for many entrepreneurs

Many people going into business for themselves today do so by buying an already established business. About 90 percent of people who call Sunbelt Business Advisors to buy an existing business end up  Read More

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Employees seek leadership development opportunities to move up within the ranks

Many employees today look to hone their leadership skills through training and development programs available. Read More  Midlands Business Journal 10/5/12 Clip ID 1025226

Sparkle, food drink options highlight party trends for many companies

More detailed, enhanced lighting design tops the list of popular requests for office parties this year. That extends from table displays with added sparkle to LED lights for creating Read More  Midlands Business Journal 9/21/12 Clip ID:934640

Leadership Omaha Class 35 Announced

The greater Omaha Chamber has announced those selected to participate in the 2012/2013 Leadership Omaha class. This marks the 35th year of Leadership Omaha, making it one of the longest running Read More  Daily Record, 08/28/12 Clip ID: 813117

Sign Pioneer Puts up a New One Only This Time on its Own Door

I followed Elizabeth Aust, their grandmother, and she in turn by Dorsey Olson, their mother. Alden Aust, Elizabeth's husband, left his own laree Read More Daily Record, 08-23-12, page: 0001, Author, Clip ID: 812942


Name Change to Sign Works leads longtime family-owned business to Growth

After making the decision to change its name to SignWorks from Neon Products Co., the fourth generation, family owned business has moved full steam ahead to market its custom signage services, which Read More Midlands Business Journal, 08/03/2012, Page 0003, Author: by Tiffany Gann, clip ID; 708872

John A. Gentleman opens Bellevue location, builds upon community services

Going green and technology trends may not be the first things that come to mind when thinking of a funeral home, but for John A. Gentleman Mortuaries, the independently owned funeral service provider is not only forward thinking in both areas, but has also recently opened a third location in Bellevue to accommodate a demand for additional options in the area. Read More

Bishop Business Equipment poised for recovery with facility, tech changes

Bishop Business Equipment, with locations in Omaha and Lincoln, may be approaching 60 years in business, but in just a matter of two years the company has ramped up its office service and solutions, such as electronic content management; introduced new technologies, like network virtualization; and modified its sales structure for simplified and more efficient processes, like invoicing and statements - not to mention several brick and mortar changes, including improvements to existing offices and a completely new one. Read More

Universal Flooring busy in multi-markets, primed to exceed 2010 work volume

Universal Flooring projects read like a Metro "Who's Who" from Midtown Crossing at Turner Park and TRD Ameritrade Park, to Kutak Rock's headquarters, the Kroc Center and Bellevue Medical Center.Read More

Excel Physical Therapy growing as patients seek preventative care

Positioning itself to combat rising health care costs, Excel Physical Therapy has experienced a steady rise in volume of clients seeking early intervention of orthopedic injuries. Read More

Omaha Executives Association working to add member companies

Omaha Executives Association would like to increase its membership from 82 members companies to 85 or 88 in the current year, according to Executive Director Lynne Mancuso. The Association provides networking opportunities for Omaha business leaders to develop business leads, contacts and referrals. Read More

CREW Hall of Fame inductees active in Community, industry organizations

Four industry professionals will be recognized for their contributions to the real estate profession and leadership within the industry and community by joining the CREW Hall of Fame. Read More

Quality Glass & Mirror

Faced with an unknown future, Kevin Kuta, co-owner and president of Quality Glass & Mirror made a decision that would set the course for the rest of his life. Read more

Midwest Tire

If you're not already a customer of Midwest Tire Company, Inc. you would probably never have guessed that the unassuming building on 13th & Pacific is one booming business. With satisfied customers raving about their expereinces on local blogs, the business may soon lose its status as "Omaha's best-kept secret," says Mary Ehlers, who works in payables and benefits and is the wife of owner Cliff Ehlers. Read more

Core demographic provides base of growth for WineStyles franchise

Bob Bolden started researching business ideas more than five years ago and discovered WineStyles, a franchise that specializes in wine, wine-related gifts, gourmet foods and craft beers that he felt would be successful in Omaha.

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Restoration firms help businesses, residents recover after fire, water damage

Dealing with damage caused by water and fire often is a job for professional restoration firms. Read more

Team activities, workplace trends bring need for flexible features in furnishings

With a new generation entering the workforce and more traditional employees exiting, companies are capitalizing on the casual, yet professional trend in office furnishings, Read more

Investors Realty appoints Neary President of firm, Kerrigan to VP

Investors Realty has promoted R.J. Neary to president and Tim Kerrigan to vice president Read more

Profit Advantage finding opportunities as human resources becomes more complex

Profit Advantage, an outsource company for human resource functions in Omaha, has grown steadily and added companies to its client base yearly since the business opened 12 years ago. Read more

Chicago Lumber's retail division finds growth to offset slow new construction

The diversity of Chicago Lumber Co. of Omaha has allowed the company to grow during a decline in the new construction market through the expansion of it's retail division. Read more

Investors Realty marks 35 years with change in leadership, new technology

There is a  "title" change occurring at Investors Realty, as this month R.J. Neary assumes the role as President - a position for which Steve Farrel had served since 1992. Read more

Midwest Tire - Tire prices inflating

As an accountant, Terri Bricker of Omaha works with numbers every day. But the digits on a recent tire purchase stumped her. Read More     

Omaha Executive Association - Board of Directors

Ron Eissler of Chicago Lumber Co. has been elected president of the Omaha Executives Association, serving a six-month term ending June 2010. Read More

OEA Helps Member Companies Grow Business

OEA is a group of professionals dedicated to the business and financial growth of its 85+ members. The group's primary function is to help each other succeed by maximizing each and every marketing opportunity. Read More

Bold Office Solutions - Making Work Feel More Like Home

Bold Office Solutions prides itself on simplifying its customer's operations by being the ultimate, one stop shop for office furniture, installation, space planning and design, furniture and employee moves, and warehousing. Read More

Woodhouse Ford Rated Nations #3 Ford Dealer

Woodhouse Ford in Blair Nebraska is once again rated one of the top annual Ford dealerships. Finishing only a handful of sales behind California's Galpin Motors, and Michigan's Bill Brown Ford. Read More