What is tax deductible for small business?
There is no definite answer for those who wish to know just what is tax deductible for a small business. According to the painfully dry tax code, a business may deduct all expenses that are ordinary, necessary and reasonable. Just what does that mean? More
NAMA Government Affairs
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NAMA's Government Affairs team focuses on federal and state legislative news that impacts your company's growth and profitability. Required reading for all members! Click Here for the most recent Legislative Alert. For additional information contact Ned Monroe at firstname.lastname@example.org. More
Are Peet's Coffee & Tea shares piping hot or too cold?
The coffee sector has been hot recently, with Starbucks announcing a deal with Green Mountain to move into the single cup coffee market. This initially hit shares of Peet's Coffee & Tea, Inc., but shares have recovered those losses and then some, as investors flock to the $630 million purveyor of coffee. More
Enhancing the possibilities of bottled water
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Bottled water sales nationwide continue to rise. Sales in convenience stores reached nearly $2.9 billion for the 52-week period endingDec. 26, 2010, according to SymphonyIRI Group, a growth of 2.19 percent. More
Do calorie counts count?
The Food and Drug Administration is taking comments on proposed regulations that would require vending machine operators to post calorie counts for each item they sell. The FDA comment period on the directive, which is meant to help consumers choose healthier snacks, is open until June 6, 2011. More
Frito-Lay sets up shop in Times Square
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PepsiCo's Frito-Lay division kicked off a weeklong event in New York City aimed at providing consumers with a behind-the-scenes look at how it develops new flavors and snacks. On top of the Times Square billboard, Frito-Lay recreated its Flavor Kitchen located at the company's headquarters to share the real foods and recipes that have inspired many of its latest, snack flavors made with all natural ingredients. More
US Foodservice to power South Carolina fleet with waste cooking oil
U.S. Foodservice is getting into the biofuels business with the purchase of a company specializing in recycling used cooking oil into biodiesel. U.S. Foodservice acquired Bluffton, S.C., based WVO Industries with plans to convert the waste vegetable oil used in its customers' deep fryers into biodiesel to fuel its fleet. More