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.
New Owners at Car Dealership
Congratulations to Monika Carmichael and Frank Mandeljk, who are the proud new owners of Trent Valley Honda The brother/sister team have been operating the dealership for their father Frank senior who started Trent Valley Honda thirty years ago this year. Monika is the Dealer Principal, running the store as the owner/general manager, and Frank is the Fixed Operations Manager. For information contact Monika at 705-748-2777 or email email@example.com.
New Store & Renovations at Lansdowne Place
Lansdowne Place is adding a Garage Clothing store to the Mall. Garage currently has 120 stores targeting young women aged 15 - 20. Watch for an October opening. Meanwhile Laura Secord and Sportchek have just completed renovations at Lansdowne Place. For job opportunities or to see what Garage is all about check out www.garage.ca.
Physiotherapy Centre Opens
Julie Manley recently opened Active Living and Physiotherapy Centre at 815 High Street, across from Lansdowne Place. Julie specializes in sport and work related injuries, motor vehicle accidents, and hip and knee replacement therapy, as well as some unique Physiotherapy services for stroke, heart attack, falls or balance issues, urinary incontinence, brain injuries, Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. She'll also do home visits for seniors. Active Living & Physiotherapy is open Monday through Saturday. Call 705-748-2008 for more information or visit www.activelivingpc.com.
New Telecommunications Company
Roberts Telecommunications is a new company owned by Jeremy Roberts. Jeremy offers service for Nortel phone systems, computer networking, wireless solutions for telephone and data networks, and virtual private networks. Jeremy has ten years experience and you can call him at 705-292-0860 or toll free: 1-888-292-0860 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Factoring for Cash Flow
Rick Naor of Liquid Capital Source has an interesting business concept know as "Factoring", which provides immediate cash based on your accounts receivable. If you are having unsolvable cash flow problems you can find out exactly how factoring works by calling Rick at 416-966-2206 or www.lcsource.liquidcapitalcorp.com.
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