Guiding Stars Program Introduces New Look and Feel

Brahm Buck

Guiding Stars, a nutrition guidance program used by several grocers and other organizations throughout North America, has rolled out a fresh new look that aims to simplify the process of finding nutritious foods online and in stores.

“As we’re emerging from the pandemic, consumers are more interested in health and nutrition than ever as they care for themselves and their families and manage health conditions, as well as look to boost their immune systems,” said Julie Greene, director of Portland, Maine-based Guiding Stars. “As the focus on healthy eating intensifies and Guiding Stars nears our 15th anniversary, it was

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Longtime Tempe shop Domenic’s 2 Wheelers will close

Brahm Buck

TEMPE, Ariz. (BRAIN) — Domenic’s 2 Wheelers, an area landmark bike shop for 41 years, will close this month. Owner Judy Malvestuto, who took over following the death of husband Domenic Malvestuto in 2011, told BRAIN on Tuesday the exact final day will be determined.

Supply-chain challenges affecting the industry prompted the decision, said Judy, 73, who will retire and travel.

“Everybody thinks this bicycle world is a big boom,” she said. “It was, back in the day of the pandemic, and everybody went into the bike shops and started buying bikes because the fitness places were all closed down.

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New Insurance and Financial Services Technology Platform Seeks to Streamline Industry Tool Kit and Launches Cyber Product

Brahm Buck

FORT SCOTT, Kan., June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Spyder, Inc., a new SaaS company designed to reimagine the way individuals and firms in insurance and financial services manage their business and regulatory requirements, announced today a new eCommerce portal platform geared to offer customers the ability to easily find and purchase the products and services they need to support their business.

“We are pleased to offer the insurance and financial services industries an innovative one-stop-producer shop,” said Nedra Barr, Chief Executive Officer of Spyder, Inc. “One site for customers to explore, where we will be continually growing our

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How to get rid of blackheads

Brahm Buck

To treat blackheads at home, you might find yourself perusing the aisles of shops like Sephora, Ulta, Walmart and Target, inundated by the amount of skin care products that claim they remove blackheads, like pore strips, face scrubs and face washes. But how do you narrow in on effective products that can help decongest your pores and minimize the appearance of enlarged ones? To find out, we interviewed board-certified dermatologists about the best blackhead-fighting ingredients and what really happens to blackheads if they’re not removed. MDs also discussed the benefits and limitations of blackhead-fighting products, how to safely

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RangeMe Hits The UK As Product Producers Target Global Market

Brahm Buck

It is a problem with which many entrepreneurs and independent businesses in food, drink and other consumer products will be all too familiar. You’re convinced that your product has what it takes to make it in overseas markets, but you haven’t got a clue how to get it into the shops in those countries.

Product discovery platform RangeMe reckons it has the answer. The platform has been helping suppliers break into the US market since 2013 and is today launching in the UK for the first time. Similar launches across Europe are also in the works.

The idea is deceptively

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