Small Business http://www.kunc.org en In Denver, Drizly Brings The Beer Run To You http://www.kunc.org/post/denver-drizly-brings-beer-run-you <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A new iPhone and Android app has made its debut in Denver. With the tagline, ‘we bring the liquor store to you,’ </span>Drizly<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> delivers beer (or any other spirit) right to your door with a few clicks of a button. Will Denver embrace the new app like they have </span><a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/uber-eyes-full-front-range-rollout">Uber</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">?</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:31:51 +0000 Nathan Heffel 59238 at http://www.kunc.org In Denver, Drizly Brings The Beer Run To You Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way http://www.kunc.org/post/breweries-double-nationwide-west-leading-way <p>If you’re a fan of craft beer, you’re not alone. Breweries nationwide have doubled between 2007 and 2012, with shipments of $28 billion. That marks a 33.6 percent growth in revenue within a five-year span. Colorado is one of a handful of states that have led the way.</p><p> Sat, 05 Jul 2014 16:28:18 +0000 Dan Greenwood 58594 at http://www.kunc.org Breweries Double Nationwide With The West Leading The Way Benefit Corporations Look Beyond The Profit Motive http://www.kunc.org/post/benefit-corporations-look-beyond-profit-motive A corporation has one core obligation: to make money. But some companies are signing a deal, promising to create not only profit but also a tangible benefit to society and the environment. They're called benefit corporations, and their movement has caught the ear of lawmakers across the country.<p>In the tiny town of Gilsum, N.H., you'll find the headquarters of W.S. Badger Co. Inc. The company makes all-natural cosmetics marketed under the name Badger Balm. When CEO Bill Whyte founded the company two decades ago, the staff was lean.<em></em><p>"Early on, I started making soup on Friday. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:09:00 +0000 Jack Rodolico 57914 at http://www.kunc.org Benefit Corporations Look Beyond The Profit Motive For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver http://www.kunc.org/post/small-business-friendliness-fort-collins-tops-denver <p>Fort Collins and the rest of the Front Range are no strangers to ranking high in economic development. A new survey places the city as the second highest in the nation when it comes to hiring new workers. Colorado Springs also received high rankings, but Denver’s reputation is faltering.</p><p> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Dan Greenwood 57746 at http://www.kunc.org For Small Business Friendliness, Fort Collins Tops Denver Canada Jonesing For Piece Of American (Hemp) Pie http://www.kunc.org/post/canada-jonesing-piece-american-hemp-pie <p>The U.S. market for foods and beauty products that contain <a href="http://www.agmrc.org/commodities__products/fiber/industrial-hemp-profile/">hemp is growing</a>, but American manufacturers that use hemp have their hands tied. The crop is still illegal to cultivate, according to federal laws, which means the current American hemp industry, <a href="http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/RL32725.pdf">estimated at $500 million per year</a>, runs on foreign hemp.</p><p> Thu, 22 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 56801 at http://www.kunc.org Canada Jonesing For Piece Of American (Hemp) Pie