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IRS offers tax tips to small businesses, self-employed
Internal Revenue Service via Lawrenceville Patch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) encourages those who are self-employed or own a small business to take advantage of certain tax benefits and learn about IRS resources that can help them meet their federal tax obligations. More

Government Affairs

NAMA Government Affairs

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.

Coffee & Water

Starbucks makes bold move to control coffee shops in China
China Retail News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Starbucks signed an agreement with Hong Kong Maxim's Caterers Limited, Starbucks' joint venture partner in southern China, to gain a 100 percent stake in over half of Starbucks coffee shops in mainland China. More

Bottled water sales return to growth in 2010
Vending Times    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Overall consumption of bottled water increased by 3.5 percent in 2010 after two years of declines. The latest data compiled by New York City's Beverage Marketing Corp. for the International Bottled Water Association also suggest the bottled water category's overall share of the liquid refreshment beverages marketplace grew slightly to 30 percent, up from approximately 29.2 percent in 2009. More

Business / Industry

Small businesses in 'soft patch'
MarketWatch    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An economist for polling giant Gallup told a congressional committee that small businesses are struggling to get credit despite other signs of life in the still-fragile U.S. economy. There have been slight improvements in credit for small businesses recently but lending is still far down from pre-recession levels. More

Fresh Cup raises the Standard

Fresh Cup always brews your coffee to perfection. Match your coffee POD with a brewer that allows you to adjust pre-infusion, brew volume, and water contact time. Take control of your coffee profile and make your coffee taste even better. Newco, everything you need to get brewing.

Eat healthy without boycotting vending machines
Kansas City Business Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
Craving a 3 o'clock vending machine snack? How about applesauce and soy milk instead of that soda and candy bar? Some vending machines in the Kansas City, Mo., area are heading that direction, straying from the orthodox to offer more healthy options. More

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainability initiatives exceed expectations, businesses say
Packaging World    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The majority of businesses say that the benefits resulting from their sustainability initiatives have exceeded expectations, according to an international survey by Accenture. But a hard-core minority of businesses does not see sustainability as a critical or strategic investment. More


2011 Coffee Tea & Water speaker, Jeb Blount – CEO of and best selling author. Jeb is the author of the No. 1 bestseller, "People Buy You" and considered one of the leading authorities on sales and sales leadership.

Click here to learn more about our fantastic speaker lineup and to register today!

Eu'Vend — The international vending trade fair

There is only one truly international vending trade fair in Europe - the Eu'Vend in Cologne, Germany. Only at Eu'Vend can you reach buyers and trade professionals from all over Europe and other international markets.

Coffeena - The International Coffee Trade Fair - will co-locate with Eu'Vend and attracts visitors from the catering & foodservice industry, cafés/coffee shops owners and bakery operators. The synergies between the two events will provide you with new sales and distribution channels!

Don't miss out — Come to Eu'Vend, September 8-10, 2011! For exhibitor information or visitor registration visit or or contact our North America office: Veronica Woods, — Phone 773-326-9922.


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