Category Archives: Company in the News

February 2016 Report card on last year’s Living Large brands

We caught up with last year’s subjects of Living Large—Wild Wing Cafe, Bottle & Bottega and Executive Care—to see how well they reached their growth goals. Wild Wing Café “Along the way there were some learnings, too.” — Tom Lewison, Wild Wing Cafe Wild Wing Cafe’s goal was to add seven units last year, and … Continue reading February 2016 Report card on last year’s Living Large brands

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Living Large: How to Protect the Brand

The topic was protecting the brand, which commonly means securing a company’s intellectual property. But Tom Lewison, CEO of Wild Wing Cafe, had a different take on his mind when reached Monday, October 5, in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin skirting South Carolina. “I guess it’s like the Boy Scouts. We hope for the best … Continue reading Living Large: How to Protect the Brand

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Living Large: Brands Describe Marketing Tactics

Bottle & Bottega has a rich arsenal of photos and video to deploy in its marketing efforts. “We’re obviously very digital media-heavy, because we have so much great content every night,” says Nancy Bigley, CEO of the art-making and wine-sipping franchise. “We have pictures and video of people every night, having fun.” Her franchise provides … Continue reading Living Large: Brands Describe Marketing Tactics

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October 13, 2015 DOL Wage Rule Takes Effect, Provider Reaction Mixed

By Tim Mullaney | October 13, 2015 Federal overtime and minimum wage protections for home care workers officially took effect Tuesday, after a protracted and still ongoing legal battle between the Department of Labor and provider associations. The DOL has said it will not enforce the provisions for 30 days, but as the effective date arrived, some home care providers voiced sharp … Continue reading October 13, 2015 DOL Wage Rule Takes Effect, Provider Reaction Mixed

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