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It’s 2012 Prom Season!

Prom is definitely a thriving event even today that is destined to continue to be an ongoing American tradition. MCE interviewed Amber Nicole’s Bridal and Formal about how they are getting ready for the busy season, when high school seniors are shopping for the perfect dress. Chelsea Dashiell is a senior at Delmar High School and also

Small Business Trends

There are 27.3 million small businesses. These 27 million small businesses pay 43% of total US private payroll, generate half of America’s GDP, and are responsible for 97.5% of all identified exporters with 31% of export value as reported by the SBA Office of Advocacy. It is equally inconceivable that 52% of these businesses are

Farmers Markets Opening

April marks the opening of many local produce stands on Delmarva and we checked in with a few owners to learn more about these seasonal businesses and hear what’s new for 2012. Denise Williams, owner of Williams Market on Nanticoke Road in Salisbury is optimistic about the upcoming season. She said they are regrouping and focusing more

Everybody is Irish in March

March ushers in the first signs of spring and thoughts of warmer days ahead. It also means we get to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, a religious and cultural holiday celebrating the patron saint of Ireland. We thought we would check in with two very different Irish businesses in Maryland to see how this fun holiday

Tax credit opportunity for Maryland businesses and individuals

Maryland Capital Enterprises has been awarded funds from a program through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) known as the Community Investment Tax Credit (CITC). In the past, only businesses qualified for this program, but since 2010 individuals too, can get an additional tax break when making a donation to a 501C

Are You Sure You Own Your Website Domain Name?

Unfortunately many business owners don’t own their domain name, even if it’s attached to your website. In fact, chances are that neither you nor anybody in your company has ever checked to see who actually owns your domain name. It is common practice, although not a good one, for domain names to be owed by

Unique Technology to Produce Gourmet Tomato Juice Developed Locally

Do you know of any local businesses that not only make profit for itself, but also helps other local businesses receive additional profit from their products? Well, we do! Meet Jim Hudson, owner of Luke’s Premier Tomato Juice. Hudson named his business after his grandson, Luke, who loves tomatoes. He first started canning tomatoes and making