Why Buy Local?  Here Are Six Great Reasons !

Why Buy Local? Here Are Six Great Reasons !

by Rob Crocco Keeping money in the community where you live makes sense. According to the Small Business Administration, there were 29.6 million small businesses in 2014. Only 19,000 of them were large businesses. After the recession, the number of small businesses continues to increase. Who’s in love with “big box” stores anyway? Here are…

Itronics, Nevada’s One of a Kind Company

Itronics, Nevada’s One of a Kind Company

Itronics Inc. (ITRO), is a Northern Nevada headquartered green technology development company that is taking one of the most toxic liquids produced in the U.S., spent silver-bearing photographic liquids, and recycling/converting 100% of it into eleven different formulas of liquid fertilizers, and into silver production. In addition, the Itronics team’s ongoing research and development has…

bizSPOTLIGHT - RAM Office Supplies

David versus Goliath – RAM Office Supplies

by Corrine Casanova When locally owned RAM Discount Office Computer Supplies (RAM) goes toe to toe with some of their competition—nationwide big box office supply retailers, they televise the battle so others can watch too. Here’s how they do it. On their website, they utilize a price comparison shopping tool much like Progressive does in…

bizSPOTLIGHT - Digiprint

bizSPOTLIGHT – Digiprint

DigiPrint is a locally owned, independent printing business located in Reno, Nevada. We primarily serve Northern Nevada and the surrounding areas in California. DigiPrint began as a franchise printer in 1977, located in downtown Reno at the corner of California Avenue and Plumas Street. My family and I moved to Reno in 1990 and purchased…

The Skinny on Credit Card Chip Technology

The Skinny on Credit Card Chip Technology

by Tim Kirk EMV (EuroPay, MasterCard, Visa) allows cardholder data to be stored on a payment card using integrated chip technology. Questions about EMV chips abound. Common questions include: “Why should I switch to EMV?” “Why are there so many merchants who don’t accept EMV?” “I just received a call from someone who told me…