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Why your business should care about online reviews

by Mark Linabury on

Today's customer rarely buys or tries anything new without doing online research, and that means reading reviews.... Read full article

Jack and Jill of all trades: Guard family pursue their creativity through multiple small businesses

by Johnston Farrow on

The Guards are responsible for not only nearly 50 years of marriage, but they also turned their common interests into businesses serving the Kingwood area. ... Read full article

Experience and expertise: ServiceMaster helps put businesses and lives back together

by Johnston Farrow on

Brad Hollibaugh is the friendly, neighborhood co-owner of the Houston region ServiceMaster Restore franchise along with his wife, Linda, in addition to acting managing director of the regional ServiceMaster Recovery Management brand.... Read full article

Life changing encounter leads duo to open first Sanké hair salon in the United States

by Johnston Farrow on

Mere steps away from opening her own salon, a potential investor backed out on hair stylist Lisa McSwain at the last minute. A scheduled cut with long-time client Mary Rocco changed everything.... Read full article

Flame on: Paris educated chef fires up plans to expand Kingwood barbeque craft

by Johnston Farrow on

After years of cooking for others and learning the skills of the trade, chef David Welch is working on expanding his smoked and grilled meats business into a brick and mortar concept on Loop 494 in Kingwood in 2019... Read full article

Fashion forward: Award-winning small business owner offers the best looks with hip, trendy boutique

by Johnston Farrow on

Nikole Christian was attending the University of Houston when she felt a desire to start a business. She became a small business owner at age 23, opening her store in 2012, and never looked back.... Read full article

Follicles and family: Arturo’s Hair Designs builds loyal following through tight-knit staff

by Johnston Farrow on

John Arthur opened his own shop in the heart of Kingwood in 2005 and quickly became a neighborhood institution. But not after some deliberation over the name of the business.... Read full article

She’s got the look: Atascocita aesthetician shines a light on skin care

by Johnston Farrow on

No matter the complexion, one Atascocita skin care salon offers the experience and education to bring out the healthiest appearance for your body’s largest and most visible organ.... Read full article

New Caney’s Speedsportz Racing Park revs its engines with go kart racing for all levels

by Johnston Farrow on

Drivers of all experience levels can strap themselves into world-class go-karts and test their mettle on the curves of two expertly designed tracks at Speedsportz Racing Park in New Caney. Great for corporate and group events too!... Read full article

Ticket to ride: Tailwind Bicycles a home for beginner and die-hard cycling aficionados

by Johnston Farrow on

In less than a year, Tailwind Bicycles, located in Kingwood, is now a major spot for biking enthusiasts of all levels. Tailwind sells all types of bikes and equipment, whether it’s cruisers, dual sports, or 10-speeds.... Read full article