Sunday, August 20, 2017

Business Spotlight

Valet Laundry Wants Your Kids’ Camp Duffel Bags

“Doing laundry is a calming experience,” said no one. Ever.

The owners of Valet Laundry in Little Ferry are capitalizing on that. Since this concierge service opened, doing laundry has been

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Shabbat Automation

Shabbat-observant Jews know that Friday afternoon brings a flurry of rushed activities, primarily involving turning lights on or off, setting heating and cooling systems and making sure everything is set exactly as one would like it for 25 hours. This task becomes even more complicated for Yomim Tovim.

Entrepreneur Stuart Smith Creates Custom Suits

Stuart Smith of Riverdale has worked in many different capacities in the past, but he found his passion in men’s fashion through suit design. Several years ago, his career path took him to working at a custom suit company where, over four years, he designed more than 5,000 suits for men. When he realized he peaked at his company,

NJ Antique Buyers Collect for Pleasure and Profit

Buying and selling antiques is in Jack Kleczkowski’s blood. His father was in the business back in their hometown of Tykocin, Poland. At age 15, Jack got his first metal detector and went “hunting” with his father; he was hooked. “My peers went out and had fun; I went out in the field, next to an old

Fair Trade Is the Focus at The Aesthetic Sense

The Aesthetic Sense, located in Mount Kisco, is not your average Judaica store. With an emphasis on improving lives around the world, The Aesthetic Sense caters to the Jewish community featuring merchandise with a mission that is deeply rooted in socioeconomic improvement.

Jay

Incredible 4th Annual Jewish Business Development Networking Event in Queens

The Queens Jewish Link, along with Jewish Business Development, hosted a one-of-a-kind gala networking event in Kew Gardens Hills on Wednesday, January 13. The room at Yeshiva of Central Queens auditorium was filled with community members, local rabbanim and local politicians. The atmosphere was upbeat

Rivals Become Partners: Main Event and Mauzone Caterers Merge

Main Event Caterers, a premier kosher catering firm owned by Eddie Izso of Englewood, Joey Bodner of Teaneck, and Marty Bodner of West Hempstead, has merged with Mauzone Kosher Products LLC to become Main Event-Mauzone Caterers. The merger took effect November 1.

Izso, a vice president

Jewish Woman Entrepreneurs: Success Is Doing Hashem’s Work

Oftentimes, when women get together the talk quickly turns to babies, children and household tasks. But that wasn’t the case as several hundred, primarily Orthodox, women gathered for the 2015 Jewish Woman Entrepreneurs’ annual conference.

Held Oct. 18 and 19 at the Crowne Plaza in

Mompreneur Bonnie Katzenstein Combines Entertainment, Fashion and Art to the Underserved Community

New Rochelle—To call Bonnie Katzenstein anything but a creative entrepreneur would be an understatement. Katzenstein runs two successful local businesses that draw upon the inspiration of her artistry and fashion sense. As the successful owner of a fashion brand and store and an art business, she’s doing it

Hydrochic Has Got You Covered for Swimwear

Women of all ages, sizes, backgrounds and ethnicities who seek swimwear with more coverage, whether for religious or modesty or other reasons, know the name HydroChic (hydrochic.com). An extremely popular product line, their wide variety of stylish separates with UV protection, designed for sport and swim, recently had their first

Calculating Real Real Returns for Whole Life Insurance

Every year, Thornburg Investment Management publishes a report entitled, “A Study of Real Real Returns,” in which the performance of various financial assets is evaluated after taking into account the diminishing factors of management expenses, dividend taxes, capital gains taxes and inflation. Recognizing that individual circumstances

When Mishloach Manot Are More Than Just A Basket!

Ordering a Purim basket to Israel is special, however, having your Mishloach Manot hand-delivered with love is unique. It is this special niche that Gail and David Ehrlich have carved out with their renowned “Gili’s Goodies.”

From its modest beginnings in their Efrat home in 2001, the

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