About the Author
Stuart "Stu" Harrison writes a weekly column about business news (published on KawarthaNow.com on Fridays and in the Peterborough Examiner on Mondays) and hosts a business segment every Monday evening on CHEX-TV's Newswatch.
Stu has extensive marketing and advertising experience and was owner of Harrison Advertising for many years prior to joining the Chamber of Commerce in 2003. He is currently the General Manager of the Greater Peterborough Area Chamber of Commerce.
KawarthaNow is pleased to include Stu as a contributing columnist, and we appreciate his extensive knowledge of the local business community.
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The Business Beat
by Stuart Harrison
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Dan English pushes the Perfect Pencil
The Perfect Pencil is a new graphic design company, recently started by Dan English. Dan is a Fleming graduate with many years experience in film and print graphics. Whether you need a new logo, some business cards, a brochure or a television commercial, the Perfect Pencil Graphic Design Company is a call away at (705) 745-0249, or email.
Capilia Franchise opens in Peterborough
If you are suffering from hair loss or thinning hair, Capilia Peterborough is here! They offer programs for hair loss prevention, replacement and micro follicular transplantation. They also offer a comfort program for those experiencing short term hair loss due to medical treatment. At Capilia Peterborough they believe that "hair to a woman is like fragrance to a flower". Visit the website at www.capilia.ca, visit their location at 768 Victory Crescent, or call (705) 749-0888.
My Office Help Business
Tracy Okell is taking her College education and years of experience, and rolling out her new business called My Office Help. Tracy offers computerized bookkeeping, data processing, office administration, and legal transcription services. So if you are looking to outsource a few of your administrative duties, or you just need some help setting up your company books, call My Office Help at (705) 932-2350 or email.
Glass Doctor comes to Canada
Up in Bobcaygeon Joe and Wendy Barrieau and Brian Stephens are the proud new owners of Canada's first independently owned Glass Doctor Franchise. The Waco Texas - based franchise has 350 locations in the United States offering windshields, windows, tub and shower enclosures and mirrors. They also do repair, replacement and service for residential, automotive and commercial markets. The franchise is an expansion of an existing Body Shop located at 87 East Street North in Bobcaygeon. Call (705) 738-6121.
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