4 commonsense reforms that would help Chicago small businesses
From Crain's Chicago Business Opinions - Elliot Richardson Chicago politicians recently have raised the minimum wage, mandated paid sick leave and passed other legislation focused on helping employees. Now it's time that they turn their attention to Chicago's job creators. It's a basic fact: Empl...Continue reading
4 Reasons Why A Sign/Lighting Maintenance Contract Benefits You
So you've had an exterior illuminated sign at your place of business for a while. Maybe the bulbs need replacement from time to time, but it's a hassle to have to call the sign company to make the repair every time. And making sure the parking lot/parking garage lights are lit can take a lot of time...Continue reading
Stars Motel's Retro Sign in Chicago Torn Down
By Kelly Bauer DNAInfo Chicago 1/4/16 The famous Stars Motel sign, which stood over Lincoln Avenue long after the actual motel was gone, has been torn down. The sign sat at 6100 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago for decades, welcoming patrons to the Stars, one of many motels that dotted the stretch of road...Continue reading
Park Barrington Homeowners Association Happy with Their New Signs
Kim - Parvin-Clauss Signs, The signs are in and they look great. I can't say enough about your installers and the professionalism that was shown throughout the installation. Mark and Neal did an excellent job under adverse conditions. Thank you and Brian for all your cooperation throughout this...Continue reading
Parvin-Clauss Sales Managers Achieve Sales Excellence in 2015
Brian Newton, Director - Sales and Business Development and Lisa Staszak, Sales Manager with Parvin-Clauss Sign Company both achieved Sales Excellence by meeting and exceeding their respective sales goals in 2015. Both Brian and Lisa have established strong relationships with their clients a...Continue reading
Which Way To The Pub? A Brief History Of British Tavern Signs.
From James Hunt at Mental Floss: The traditional British pub is part of the landscape of British life. At a recent count, there are around 50,000 of them in the UK, some of which claim to trace their lineage back as far as the 5th and 6th centuries, through the oldest verified by Guinness—Ye Olde F...Continue reading
Ghost Signs - Images From The Past
A ghost sign is an old hand-painted advertising sign that has been preserved on a building for an extended period of time. The sign may be kept for its nostalgic appeal, or simply indifference by the owner. Ghost signs are found across United States, with many surviving examples in Chicago. Ghost si...Continue reading
Is your business brand male or female?
- BY Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz Chicago Tribune Shortly after Jenny Niemann launched her office furniture dealership last year, a branding consultant asked her a question that put her back on her heels. Is the brand male or female? "That one really caught me by surprise," said Niemann, CEO of Chicago...Continue reading