By Jack Katzanek | [email protected] | PUBLISHED: March 25, 2019 at 8:30 am | UPDATED: March 25, 2019 at 8:30 am In an age of high-stakes delivery dominated by big names like Amazon and Walmart and multi-billion dollar logistics operators, how does the little guy fit in? Be like Gumby. A family-owned distribution company in Temecula has for 42 years been delivering goods through the back doors of restaurants across Southern California. Southwest Traders just entered into mega-deal to supply food for every Panera in Ca, Vegas and Phoenix in Temecula Monday, March 18, 2019. Photo by FRANK BELLINO, Contributing Photographer. Ryan Smith with Family-owned business, Southwest Traders just entered into mega-deal to supply food for every Panera in Ca, Vegas and Phoenix in Temecula Monday, March 18, 2019. Photo by FRANK BELLINO, Contributing Photographer. SoundThe gallery will resume insecondsSouthwest Traders workers work in the warehouse, Southwest Traders just entered into mega-deal to … [Read more...] about Southwest Traders, a family-owned Temecula supplier, hits gold with $650 million Panera Bread contract
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PUBLISHED: 16:47 19 February 2019 | UPDATED: 16:47 19 February 2019 Sarah Chambers Shirley Aldous, director, with daughter,Tarnia Robertson, director, and Tarnia's father, Colin Aldous, chairman of Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa Picture: PAUL NIXON Paul Nixon Photography 01473430707 07904296577 Statistics suggest that as a family-run concern, it’s surviving against the odds. But four years after taking over the reins from her parents, Tarnia Robertson’s hotel business is still going strong. Ufford Park Hotel, Golf and Spa Picture: GREGG BROWNOnly a third of family-owned firms last into a second generation, figures suggest, but Tarnia’s long apprenticeship under parents Shirley and Colin Aldous have stood her in good stead: four years after she became managing director at Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel – enabling her parents to take a back seat – she has already taken the business to new heights.MORE – Record … [Read more...] about Why do only a third of family-owned businesses survive into second generation?
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Monday on the state-owned oil company of Venezuela, a potentially critical economic move aimed at increasing pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the opposition. National security adviser John Bolton and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the measures against the company. They are also aimed at boosting Maduro's rival, opposition leader Juan Guaido, whom the administration recognized last week as Venezuela's legitimate leader. The sanctions will include a freeze on any assets the firm may have in U.S. jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with it. "The United States is holding accountable those responsible for Venezuela's tragic decline, and will continue to use the full suite of its diplomatic and economic tools to support Interim President Juan Guaido, the National Assembly, and the Venezuelan people's efforts to restore their democracy," Mnuchin said. "Today's designation of PDVSA … [Read more...] about US hits Venezuela state-owned oil company with sanctions
PUBLISHED: 07:00 28 January 2019 Jon King Barking and Dagenham Council leader, Cllr Darren Rodwell. Picture: JON KING Archant “Tell Sid to sod off.” Matthew Vickers, chief executive and chief ombudsman at Ombudsman Services, which operates the Energy Ombudsman scheme. Picture: RAY FARLEYThat’s the message from Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell speaking after the local authority launched Beam Energy its own gas and electricity supplier.The move is motivated by the need to help families struggling to meet the cost of heating their homes.Cllr Rodwell recalled the famous slogan of a TV ad used as part of a national campaign to sell shares in British Gas claiming the privatisation in 1986 had backfired.“We have serious fuel deprivation in the borough,” Cllr Rodwell said. “The poorest in our society have been victimised the most.”Barking and Dagenham Council leader, Cllr Darren Rodwell. Picture: JON … [Read more...] about ‘Tell Sid to sod off’: Barking and Dagenham Council launches its own energy company
By Sophia Bollag | Sacramento Bee PUBLISHED: January 18, 2019 at 11:06 am | UPDATED: January 18, 2019 at 11:27 am California’s new governor and his family plan to move to a $3.7 million, six-bedroom house in Fair Oaks they bought in December, according to property records obtained by the Sacramento Bee. For now, Gavin and Jennifer Siebel Newsom and their four young children are living in the historic governor’s mansion in downtown Sacramento. The governor’s office confirmed that they plan to move to Fair Oaks, an unincorporated community in Sacramento County, once their new house is renovated. Deed records show the Fair Oaks property was purchased in December by a limited-liability company registered in the name of Gavin Newsom’s cousin Jeremy Scherer. The governor’s office confirmed that the Newsoms purchased the property. The 12,000-square-foot home was previously owned by philanthropist and businessman Vern Jones and his wife, Gloria. Vern … [Read more...] about Newsom family to move from historic mansion to $3.7 million home