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  1. Congratulations ECS, finally a shipping policy that makes good business sense.

    Anything Auto
    After two years of finding any way I could to not spend my ducats at ECS with their disproportionate shipping fees (e.g. $11 to ship a sticker or a single brake bleeder nipple) - they have finally started offering FREE shipping on qualifying orders (>$200). So new rear pads for Passat and...
  2. Starting Auto detail business

    Anything Auto
    Hey, So I was laid off my job as a building inspector last week. I've decided to start a mobile detailing service. I have been buying tools, making business cards trying to figure out how to best market myself. Anyone do this, or have any ideas?
  3. Is fiberimages still in business?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I've been trying to get a hold of them and i cant anyone know if they changed there email or what happened?
  4. Monkey Business on Wall Street

    The Black Hole
    "Once upon a time in a village, a man appeared and announced to the villagers that he would buy monkeys for $10 each. The villagers seeing that there were many monkeys around, went out to the forest and started catching them. The man bought thousands at $10 and, as supply started to diminish...
  5. Bluaparts...out of business??

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    I can't find there website at all. Was thinking about using them for ATF, but can't find the site. I can't see how they did go out of business...did they change the name??
  6. UFixItAutoParts.com Going Out Of Business Sale

    Anything Auto
    Just saw this place was going out of business and selling everything by the pound OR incredibly cheap. $4 Passat front brake pads anyone? $100 Mercedes clutch assembly? http://www.ufixitautoparts.com/ Never ordered there before, but I think I'll pick up a few things!
  7. What would happen if ...(a business case for you)

    Anything Auto
    What would happen if Chrysler (now a privately-held company) purchased one or more of the nameplates from Ford's "Premier Automotive Group"? Jag is up for sale and the Blue Oval has indicated that Land Rover and Volvo could get the boot next. You want to P-chop an answer? Go ahead. You have...
  8. International Business man interested in buying my car. HAHHAH

    Anything Auto
    So heres the email I got: I know its a scam, but im gunna mess with him Heres the email i sent back
  9. Should we do business with China?

    The Black Hole
    First it was pet foods, now it's medicines. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/06/world/americas/06poison.html Fortunately, this one hasn't hit here yet, but it's only a matter of time. If China wants to do business with Western nations, the West needs to lean all over the government there for...
  10. Thinking of starting home business. IDEAS

    Anything Auto
    I have been thinking about this for a while, about starting my own business of selling European parts, mostly performance street legal in California parts. Anyone had any problems with companies to give me pointers. And what is some of the hard parts to find and what are some things you do not...
  11. People whom done business with eurostyles east...

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    How good are they on shipping time? I just orderd some coilovers from them and theres no rush to get them,just curious how good they are at getting the product out? Thanks!:thumbup:
  12. whose done business with evil variant on here before?

    Classified Archive
    I do trust him to send the part I paid for via paypal and I even understand having other responbilities but I dont get it.I paid for it 3 days ago,first it was that it would go out tommorow,then he was to busy with his kid the next day(believable),then today it was that it would go out at...
  13. FS: Lucrative guide to Start A Booming Business in U.S.

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    It’s no secret that the United States has a nursing shortage, one that promises to grow to alarming proportions. Too many nurses are retiring, and too few are entering the profession. To compound the problem, within the next 5 to 10 years, over 76 million Baby Boomers are scheduled to retire...
  14. Here is another example of getting screwed by big business

    The Black Hole
    Anyone living in CNY will be very familiar with this issue. Bascially a power company wants to build a large power line from Marcy NY to Orange County NY to give more and cheaper electricity to the suburbs of NYC. People in CNY will get no benefit from this project and will have to pay even...
  15. $50 million in vacations collected by congress... business as usual!

    The Black Hole
    http://today.reuters.com/news/newsarticle.aspx?type=topNews&storyid=2006-06-05T153022Z_01_N05289240_RTRUKOC_0_US-USA-CONGRESS-TRAVEL.xml&src=rss&rpc=22 "While some excursions were legitimate fact-finding missions" this would be for example: the FACT is your giving me a vacation, so I FIND that...
  16. Should business execs meet at strip clubs?

    The Black Hole
    It's confirmed: tax laws are stupid. Should business execs meet at strip clubs? The article goes on to talk about how some banks and firms are cracking down, but it's only the result of lawsuits by women who are having their business stolen, NOT anything to do with the tax-deductibility of...
  17. Minding my business. Whats tailgating me ?

    Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So there I was on RT 1, driving home an hour ago like the sedate elder gentleman that I am (FLAME SUIT ON :D ) and I'm being tailgated big time. Far beit for me not to recognize any car but these HID's were certainly not recognizable. I was thinking Civic with ghetto HID's at first but it was...
  18. Clay: Is SSR truly going out of business?

    Wheel and Tire Forum
    If yes, is there going to be a deal on SSR rims. Kind of hard to get replacements.
  19. Another win for Big Business: Sup Court rules in favor of providers blocking ports...

    The Black Hole
    Read about the ruling. Previously Vonage won a case because a providor blocked their service, apparently this won't happen again. So it looks like my local cable internet monopoly now has the power and "right" to block my VoIP vonage phone service and offer theirs in its place. Alternatively...
  20. Business man can't belive how nice the Passat is...

    Anything Auto
    So I went to the airport to pick up a couple of business men for a meeting here tonight, and the first thing this guy says to me when he gets in my front seat is, "nice wheels!" Of course I was flattered and said "thank you." As I continued to talk to the other man in the back over the course...
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