The successful launch of a maternity clothing line inspired Valerie Bradford and Ayanna McLeod to open a second company geared toward infants and toddlers.
Nearly a decade before Santa Clarita became a city, and residents could drive from one end of town to the other and rarely see a traffic light, Consumers Furniture opened for business to serve local residents.
After 35 years in the aerospace industry, Bert Braché identified a niche market to help produce replacement parts for airplane owners/operators.
Going to college today resembles something more like an obstacle course than a clear pathway to higher learning.
Move over, "American Chopper." Long-time Santa Clarita business SoundMan Car Audio may one day soon be coming to TV with its own reality show.
The Small Business Development Center has launched another new program in support of emerging and small businesses.
Summer is finally heating up and along with it some good news for consumers. Gas prices continue to drop at the pump, and the statewide sales tax falls back to 8.75 percent today, a decrease of 1 percent on every dollar spent. The tax rate dropped due to the expiration of temporary tax hikes imposed in 2009. The tax increase was originally imposed to help cut the state's budget deficit. While consumers will mostly feel ...
The best sales efforts in the world can be undone by weak operation support in a business. The best example I can think of when it comes to painting the picture of operational team work and efficiency is the Formula One auto racing series. In his Signal column, "Brain Food for Business Owners," columnist Ken Keller often writes about the perils of a business leader missing key opportunities when planning and managing sales and sales ...
When Andrew Richardson broke the glass display on his iPhone awhile back, he had to drive to an Apple repair store in Los Angeles for a repair that cost him $129. It cost him time and gas, too, he said.
Home buyers haven't had a monetary incentive or received a tax credit to buy a home since the federal and state government tax-credit programs expired last year.
Local companies are taking advantage of the rapid advances in technology, changing the way their employees work and go to work - and they're saving money doing so.
It starts as an idea, a passing thought that comes back around. A discussion ensues, usually in one brain but sometimes between two or more. What is being talked about is an idea for a new business.
By Jana Adkins Signal Business Editor HobbyTron, a retailer of remote-control toys and airsoft guns, is having fun in its new home. Relocating its headquarters to the Valencia Industrial Center last year, the company more than doubled the amount of square footage it previously occupied at its San Fernando location. And last month, the company opened a retail store in addition to its warehouse operations for online sales. HobbyTron reports it has been able to ...
In the spirit of "it takes a village," a loosely formed group of four local business people got together last year to help local residents build the careers they were seeking.
Newhall Land announced Thursday that James "Jim" C. Bizzelle will join its management team as senior vice president of community development.
Santa Clarita is already home to the largest collection of automotive dealerships in Southern California, giving residents a wide selection from which to shop and buy locally. But two more dealerships announced last year they are opening for business.
Just like General Motor's iconic muscle cars that helped the brand revolutionize the market, Chevrolet is revved and roaring to the marketplace with more new products than the public has seen in a decade.
AMS Fulfillment's meteoric growth over the past decade led to the company's leasing of 13 different buildings scattered throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
Dan Carpenter first opened his Santa Clarita automotive service in October 1988, specializing in the repair of Honda and Acura vehicles.
The Small Business Development Center, hosted by College of the Canyons, offers a wide array of services, many at no cost to new and existing business owners.