Summer is over

The cool winds of October are a reminder that no matter how much I would like to stretch summer’s weather into fall and winter I know it’s not happening. With that cold morning air serving as a further reminder that the season’s over, it’s worth taking a quick look...

When free equals $800 million

It’s hard for many businesses to equate giving something away with revenue growth, but for Southwest Airlines, that’s how it gained a point in market share. According to The Street, Southwest’s ‘bags fly free’ campaign, along with its decision to not charge for other...

Fostering Business Innovation Locally

Our local chamber has an annual awards ceremony that recognizes innovation in local business, with awards for entrepreneurship, experience, and green business. We were very happy to see that this year’s award for entrepreneurship went to Tahoe Arts & Mountain...