December 19, 2008

Eight days of light Hanukkah events

Ventura County Star picture and article for Janss Marketplace: Thousand Oaks: A Chanukah Family Festival will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the food court at Janss Marketplace, Moorpark Road and Hillcrest Drive. Co-hosted by the Thousand Oaks Jewish Center, the event will offer a menorah lighting, latkes and hot chocolate, live […]

December 18, 2008

Fun things are happening at Janss Marketplace

Thousand Oaks Acorn article for Janss Marketplace:Janss Marketplace, at the intersection of Hillcrest Drive and Moorpark Road in Thousand Oaks, will offer these events this month: Read the rest.

December 12, 2008

A shakeout at local shopping malls

Ventura County Star article for Janss Marketplace: By Jenni MintzFriday, December 12, 2008In the long term, the closures could actually help Janss Marketplace and Ventura County’s economy, she said, by drawing stronger merchants and making renovations. Newmark Merrill is looking at doing extensive upgrades to the Mervyns building, possibly including exterior remodeling. Read the rest.

December 10, 2008

A roadmap to success

By Scott HarrisArticle written for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. Last month we addressed the importance of a marketing/communications strategic plan and how to take advantage of a down economy and timid competition. We stressed that a good strategic plan is simple, powerful, fluid and, most of all, easy to use. We discussed the […]

November 12, 2008


By Scott HarrisArticle written for the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. American business has a way of holding its collective breath in the months before a national election, and because of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the uncertainty surrounding the world and national economy, it is more pronounced now than at any time […]