21 Mar, 2017
Charlie Chuckles, an animated character serving as a spokesman for Kitty Litter, appears on television for the first time.


21 Mar, 2017
Kitty Litter can be purchased in Saks Fifth Avenue in New York, J.L. Hudson Co. in Detroit, and Marshall Fields of Chicago.


20 Mar, 2017
To more closely identify the company with Ed Lowe’s role in corporate advertising, Lowe’s Inc. is renamed Edward Lowe Industries Inc. (ELI) and bears a new corporate logo.

The entrepreneur whisperer: Tips on engaging growth-company CEOs

9 Sep, 2016
Successful growth companies often think they don’t need help. And that can make it tough when Entrepreneur Support Organizations try to engage them in new programs. In the past, I ...

Mom always liked you best: Why second-stage entrepreneurs need your love

9 Sep, 2016
“You like Trevor better than me!” lamented my neighbor’s daughter as she compared her mother’s love for her and her brother. I can tell you for a fact this is not ...

One size does not fit all: The difference between serving startups and scaleups

9 Sep, 2016
It’s amazing where we learn lessons – my latest was in a Traverse City, Michigan, boutique where I learned the meaning of OS – one size fits all. I looked at ...

Finance NM: Economic gardening cultivates growing business

5 Aug, 2016
The Las Cruces Sun-News looks at how the New Mexico Economic Gardening Program helped RIEtech Global. Read more…

Economic Gardening pilot program focuses on growth of businesses

5 Aug, 2016
Paul Bateson, a team leader for the National Center for Economic Gardening’s National Strategic Research Team (NSRT), is the keynote speaker at the launch of a new regional Economic Gardening program ...

Economic Gardening Is growing, but what is it?

5 Aug, 2016
Governing magazine looks at Maryland’s statewide Economic Gardening program. Read more…

DED Unveils New Programs for Second-Stage Entrepreneurs

5 Aug, 2016
The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is now accepting referrals from Entrepreneur Support Organizations (ESOs) for two new programs kicking off 2014–an Economic Gardening program launched in conjunction with the ...