About the Author
Stuart "Stu" Harrison writes a weekly column about business news (published on KawarthaNow.com on Fridays and in the Peterborough Examiner on Mondays) and hosts a business segment every Monday evening on CHEX-TV's Newswatch.
Stu has extensive marketing and advertising experience and was owner of Harrison Advertising for many years prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He is currently the General Manager of the Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce.
KawarthaNow is pleased to include Stu as a contributing columnist, and we appreciate his extensive knowledge of the local business community.
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The Business Beat
by Stuart Harrison
Welcome to The Business Beat.
Discount store opens in downtown
Downtown Discount is a new store recently opened by Jess Mitchell. Located at 464 George Street the store features brand name clothing for men and women as well as skater gear, and men's work clothes. Open Monday to Saturday. Call 705-874-1782 for more information.
New communications agency
Brandon Slavik and Randy Syer are Slavik and Syer Creative Communications, a full-service brand communications agency providing integrated strategy, creative planning, advertising, social media, design, digital and media services. You can find them on Twitter, Facebook or at www.behance.net/slavikandsyer.
Business offers custom wood signs and mailboxes
Judy Lawless makes customized wooden signs and mailboxes. There are many different styles and graphics, and you can view the catalogue and order online at www.oursignsofwood.com. Or call 705-742-1218
Recycled rubber mulch for your garden
As the gardening season approaches, Grant Drew Designer Stone has introduced a unique new mulch made from 100% recycled rubber! You can see the product at 2078 Davis Road Monday to Saturday or contact Grant Drew at 705-742-2636 or online at www.gdds.ca
Laser clinic open house
The Skin Laser Clinic has two guest speakers this Wednesday evening on vascular health and rosacea, as part of their annual Open House starting at 5.30. Details at www.theskinlaserclinic.com
Open house on saving energy for businesses
Peterborough Distribution Inc. is presenting an Open House next Thursday (May 17) from 4 - 6 at Peterborough This Week, to demonstrate how businesses can save on energy costs and be eligible for rebates. Details at www.pdiconserves.ca.
New employee at SNAP Peterborough
Congratulations to Jenny Gibson who recently joined SNAP Peterborough.
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