Biz news for Aug. 3, 2010
Animal Lover, Monte Kielty of Treats Dog Company informs us they have now been in Susanville for two years. They are in the midst of adding some new lines to their already amazing products. Their other store is in Chester, they have had that store for five years now. If you are an animal lover you must check out their Uptown Susanville location.Back to school time
With school just around the corner for many, it’s time to prepare for it. Paul Mitchell graduate Amy Foreman, is a stylist at Suzanne’s Ultimate Salon in Susanville. Amy is offering many specials for those heading back to the books. Check out her coupon in today’s coupon section of the paper.
Brazilian Blowouts available
Heather Marsh owner of Hair Hunters in Uptown Susanville tells us she is pleased to announce the arrival of the hottest new hair straightening treatment. If you have an unmanageable wave, frizzy or too much curl, then save time getting ready in the mornings with the new Brazilian Blowout. According to Marsh, this all-natural treatment is amazing and lasts for about 12 weeks. So if your student needs an easy to manage new back to school look, or you want to change things up a bit, then put down the hair straightener and schedule an appointment at Hair Hunters. They also tell us that the ladies recently attended a Redken color and hair cutting class where they learned the latest in industry techniques.
Grand opening in Susanville
NU 2 U is having their grand opening from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4. Their new location is in uptown Susanville on Pancera Plaza (in the old Picture Perfect store). They will be having refreshments that day as well. Stop in and see their new larger location.
Kids fest at Susanville Supermarket, July 18 - Aug. 14
Susanville Supermarket-IGA announced it would hold it’s annual IGA Hometown Kids fest in-store marketing event July 18- Aug. 14 at their 50 Grand Ave. location. Thought-out the course of the nearly month-long period Susanville Supermarket-IGA will feature a number of savings on Family-favorite brands.
The store will hold its Kids fest event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Aug. 7. Events will include a monster mural coloring, free root beer floats, face painting, watermelon eating, fire truck on display and horse drawn wagon rides.
During the event parents can visit the store to enter to win the National IGA Kids fest Get Out & Move sweepstakes on behalf of their kids. Six national winners will receive prize packages: One grand prizewinner will receive $3,000 cash and $1,000 active kids gift certificate. Two second place prizewinners will each receive $1,000 cash and $500 active kids gift certificate. Three third place prizewinners will each receive $500 cash and $100 active kids gift certificate.
Book Signing, Aug. 7
David Teeter, Manager of Margie’s Book Nook is proud to announce that local author Candace Toft will be signing her new book “Off the Ropes: The Ron Lyle Story”. The signing will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7. Boxing aficionados will love the story of the Greatest Heavyweight to never win a title but anybody looking for an inspirational story of one man beating the odds will enjoy the read. So come in and say hi to Candace and get your signed copy at Margie’s Book Nook in Historic Uptown Susanville.
Obstacles and opportunities
Many years ago, a large American shoe manufacturer sent two sales reps out to different parts of the Australian outback to see if they could drum up some business among the aborigines. Some time later, the company received telegrams from both agents.
The first said, “No business here. Natives don’t wear shoes.”
The second one said, “Great opportunity here — natives don’t wear shoes!”
It’s all about service, service, service
A CEO of a major corporation closed a speech he delivered about providing quality service.
Businesswomen stopped by a coffee shop and ordered a cup of coffee. The waitress grudgingly delivered it and asked, “Anything else?”
“Yes,” said the businesswoman. “I’d like some sugar, cream, a spoon, a napkin and a saucer for the cup.”
“Well, aren’t you the demanding one,” snapped the waitress.
“Look at it from my point of view,” said the businesswoman. “You served a cup of coffee and made five mistakes.”