NewsFeeds 8.6.09

American Office to expand in Virginia (Times-Dispatch)
American Office has become the official Herman Miller dealer in Richmond, Charlottesville and Hampton Roads, replacing Chasen’s Business Interiors, which closed last month.Baltimore-based American Office already has hired 25 employees and will be adding an additional 25 over the next several months.

Make That a Double Shot (Slate)
Editor’s Pick: The small cafe connects to the fantasy of throwing a perpetual dinner party, and it cuts deeper—all the way to Barbie tea sets—than any other capitalist urge. To a couple in the throes of the cafe dream, money is almost an afterthought. Which is good, because they’re going to lose a lot of it. The failure of a small cafe is not a question of competence. It is a sad given.

Congratulations, New Parents! That’ll Be $221,000 (TheStreet.com)
It’s no secret that raising children can be expensive, but how about nearly a quarter of a million dollars expensive?A government report released Tuesday says a middle-income family with a child born last year will spend about $221,000 raising that child through age 17.

Credit card issuers pile on new fees (USA Today)
For months, issuers have raised credit card rates and fees at a dizzying pace. Now, a growing number are starting to tack on new card fees for inactivity or purchases made outside the U.S.

Taming Your Business’s Cellphone Bills (WSJ)
About 13.3 million wireless subscribers switched their phone number to another wireless carrier in 2007, up 30% over the year before, according to the Federal Communications Commission’s most recent annual report on the state of the industry.

The Way I Work: Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione (Inc.)
The founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery shares a typical work day — answering e-mails, having laid-back meetings, and of course, sharing a few beers

American Office to expand in Virginia (Times-Dispatch)
American Office has become the official Herman Miller dealer in Richmond, Charlottesville and Hampton Roads, replacing Chasen’s Business Interiors, which closed last month.Baltimore-based American Office already has hired 25 employees and will be adding an additional 25 over the next several months.

Make That a Double Shot (Slate)
Editor’s Pick: The small cafe connects to the fantasy of throwing a perpetual dinner party, and it cuts deeper—all the way to Barbie tea sets—than any other capitalist urge. To a couple in the throes of the cafe dream, money is almost an afterthought. Which is good, because they’re going to lose a lot of it. The failure of a small cafe is not a question of competence. It is a sad given.

Congratulations, New Parents! That’ll Be $221,000 (TheStreet.com)
It’s no secret that raising children can be expensive, but how about nearly a quarter of a million dollars expensive?A government report released Tuesday says a middle-income family with a child born last year will spend about $221,000 raising that child through age 17.

Credit card issuers pile on new fees (USA Today)
For months, issuers have raised credit card rates and fees at a dizzying pace. Now, a growing number are starting to tack on new card fees for inactivity or purchases made outside the U.S.

Taming Your Business’s Cellphone Bills (WSJ)
About 13.3 million wireless subscribers switched their phone number to another wireless carrier in 2007, up 30% over the year before, according to the Federal Communications Commission’s most recent annual report on the state of the industry.

The Way I Work: Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione (Inc.)
The founder of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery shares a typical work day — answering e-mails, having laid-back meetings, and of course, sharing a few beers

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