Saturday, June 06, 2020

Business Spotlight

Queens Jewish Link to Hold Massive Networking Event Next Week

To build a successful business, it is crucial to develop a network of relevant connections. On Wednesday night, August 7, Queens Jewish Link will help business people expand their vital business networks at its annual networking event.

Why is this networking event different from all its other networking


Elie Tanous Celebrates 30th Birthday As Owner of Cutting-Edge Hair Salon

When walking into Elie Tanous Salon, I was immediately hit with cool vibes. I was offered a refreshment and led to a waiting area containing a white couch, stacked magazines and fluorescent blue lighting on the walls. A fresh smell from the main area wafted into the room as hip music blared through the speakers


Struggling With Debt? You Are Not Alone and You Do Have Options

Debt. It is one of the few things that we all have, but none of us really want. In our fast-paced and materialistic society, where credit is so easily obtainable and everyday goods and services continue to become more expensive, debt has almost by necessity become part of the fabric of our lives. Whether our debt is attributable to


Is Amex Membership Rewards Points Dominance Over?

Beginning September 2019, it may be time to start looking at new points programs. Here’s why.

(Courtesy of PEYD) Historically, the high value of Amex Membership Rewards points (MR) was based on their ability to be transferable into a variety of frequent flyer programs and MR points could be


Unique Elegant Seating Highlights Excellence and Quality

(Courtesy of Unique Elegant Seating) In 1978, Unique Elegant Seating opened its doors and offered its first collection of chairs. Over the years, we have grown this collection to include many of the beautiful and unique chairs that have become staples in the exclusive repertoire of furniture selected by prominent


Englewood’s Matisse Chocolatier Celebrates 25 Years

I’ve often thought chocolate has magical powers. What else can enhance a mood like a simple bite of this confectionery dream? Actually, I’ve yet to meet a chocolate I dislike. So when I was asked to visit Matisse Chocolatier in celebration of their 25th anniversary, I, and my sweet tooth, jumped at the chance!


First Jewish Link, Yedei Chesed, Power Entrepreneur Networking Event Welcomes Capacity Crowd

Approximately 100+ local business people packed into Avenue Event Space in Teaneck recently to network and hear from distinguished speakers Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union; and Joseph Steinberg, a leading cybersecurity executive, columnist and influencer. The high energy, fun and educational event, which


Tax Refunds Don’t Give the Total Picture

When you think of geniuses, who do you think of? Steve Jobs, inventor of the iPad, iPhone and other amazing products, probably comes to mind. What about Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft? Maybe your choice would be Kevin Systrom, creator of Instagram, the app that allows millions of women to stalk other people without feeling


CR Galleries Offers Exquisite Gifts at Lower Prices

You may have driven right by CR Galleries when you turned from Route 4 onto Grand Avenue in Englewood, without knowing what you missed. The store, located at 393 Grand Avenue and formerly known as China Royale, is a spacious showroom of brand name fine china, crystal, flatware and hostess gifts priced at least 20% below


Ways to Protect Your Business from Liability

There is plenty of risk involved in running a business. And many businesses fail because these risks become reality. If you want to avoid that fate and ensure your businesses succeeds, then you need to take proactive measures to safeguard it from liability. Fortunately for you, there are easy ways to ensure that you’re covered. 


When Things Go Wrong

Part II

If you follow my columns, you know that I firmly believe in the dictum “Proper Prior Planning Prevents Poor Performance.” And yet, we know that even with meticulous planning, things sometimes go awry because we are not always in charge of our destinies. In my May column in The


COMMSAR Leads Lost Hikers to Safety

Chol Hamoed Pesach. A family was enjoying a hike in Kakiat Park, a county park in Rockland County, when they inadvertently wandered off the path. They found themselves lost in Harriman State Park, which at nearly 50,000 acres is the second-largest state park in New York State. It had started to rain and Yom Tov was