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Labyrinth Games of Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., is home to plenty of partisan arguments. But there’s one thing the town’s Democrats and Republicans can agree upon: Labyrinth Games is a national treasure. In just four short years Labyrinth has grown to become a must-see destination for visitors from all over the world. They come in search of new or rare games of all types, from specialty games like Magic:The Gathering, to puzzles and especially board games Read more.

How to Get the Most Out of Small Business Saturday

For independent business owners and their supporters, Black Friday and Cyber Monday take a back seat to Small Business Saturday, which comes this year on Nov. 26. The experts at ITBusinessNet.com have great tips about how to mark the occasion. Read more.

A Three-Wheeled Way To Physical Fitness

America’s best independent business ideas often spring from one person’s attempt to solve a problem. Take for instance Joe Bush, who needed to overcome injuries that kept cropping up when he exercised. Our friends at KSTP Channel 5 Eyewitness News in the Twin Cities explains how Mr. Bush’s problem solving resulted in the creation of one of the coolest bike companies you’ll ever see. Read more.

REELZ PROUDLY BRINGS INDEPENDENCE TO TV CRITICS EVENT

August 10, 2015

REELZ CEO Stan E. Hubbard keynoted the family-owned and -operated network’s recent presentation at the Television Critics Association’s summer 2015 press tour. Afterwards, he spoke with Variety managing editor Cynthia Littleton about how a family-owned company can still be a big player in major media. Read more.

INDEPENDENT REELZ TO AIR MISS USA

July 2, 2015

An American tradition will live on, thanks to family –owned and –operated REELZ Channel, which has announced it will broadcast the 2015 Miss USA pageant. Celebrating its 54th year on television, the pageant will go on as planned, Sunday, July 12, live from Baton Rouge, La. Read more.

TAYLOR SWIFT WINS ONE FOR THE INDEPENDENTS

June 29, 2015

Apple is, as you know, one of the world’s largest companies. But you might not think of Taylor Swift as one of the world’s most successful independent businesswomen. So what happens when the entertainer takes on the computer Goliath? A victory for the independents, that’s what — as Jonathon M. Trugman of the New York Post explains. Read more.