Description : Drawing on the entrepreneurial life lessons that Pulitzer nominee Clifton Taulbert learned from his Uncle Cleve, the author chronicles Taulbert's journey from life in the Mississippi Delta at the height of legal segregation to being recognized by Time magazine as "one of our nation's most outstanding emerging entrepreneurs." Original.
Description : Essay from the year 2004 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 70% = 1,3, Edinburgh Napier University, 6 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Ice House Toys is a company which consists of five shops and one mail-order business. The mail-order operations are situated in a warehouse in Bristol. This building consists three floors, each 1200 square metres. Every year Ice House Toys send three catalogues with about 300 different toys and games, all manufactured in UK, Europe and the Far East. The major of this catalogues is the Christmas catalogue which is sent to 160,000 customers resulting in 22,600 orders with an average order value of £42. The winter and spring catalogues are sent to 90,000 customers. This results in 6,900 orders with an average order value of £23. The stock for the Christmas sales is ordered by the end of July and received in two phases. 75 percent arrives in the first week of October and filled the stock areas to capacity. The remaining orders come after the first 2,500 orders have been processed in the fourth week of November. In 1999, stock with a resale value of £1.1m was ordered. The mail-order operation is divided into three stages: recording, assembly and packing and dispatch. Robin Baker, the Managing Director of Ice House Toys, plans three main changes for the mail-order operation. Firstly, he will do an agreement with a company which sells upmarket children’s clothes. This will lead to 30,000 new names and addresses of customers. Secondly, Ice House Toys will spend further £18,000 on advertising because each £1,000 led to 190 additional orders in the past. And the last future change will be the newly created website. On this the user can find detailed description and photographs of each item. The ordering will be easier because you will have a virtual shopping basket and send your order online to the company. The user has not to print the descriptions and codes. In the trial period the customer’s average order value was £60. Ice House Toys think that five per cent of their existing users will use this service.
Description : With little skill, surprisingly few ingredients, and even the most unsophisticated of ice-cream makers, you can make the scrumptious ice creams that have made Ben & Jerry's an American legend. Ben & Jerry's Homemade Ice Cream & Dessert Book tells fans the story behind the company and the two men who built it-from their first meeting in 7th-grade gym class (they were already the two widest kids on the field) to their "graduation" from a $5.00 ice-cream-making correspondence course to their first ice-cream shop in a renovated gas station. But the best part comes next. Dastardly Mash, featuring nuts, raisins, and hunks of chocolate. The celebrated Heath Bar Crunch. New York Super Fudge Chunk. Oreo Mint. In addition to Ben & Jerry's 11 greatest hits, here are recipes for ice creams made with fresh fruit, with chocolate, with candies and cookies, and recipes for sorbets, sundaes, and baked goods.
Description : Curious George makes a messy mistake while visiting a new ice cream shop, but he redeems himself by attracting customers when he puts together a big sundae in the window.
Description : The Far North has always been a place of mystery. Alien & wild, it has the powerful allure of the unknown, a call explorers have heeded for hundreds of years. First came the search for a route through the polar ice cap to the rich lands of Asia. The Northeast & Northwest Passages were painstakingly traced. Then the race was on to one of the remotest points on earth -- the North Pole. The desire for knowledge, wealth, adventure, & fame fueled expedition after expedition. Some arctic explorers met with success & celebrity; others found madness & death; while a few simply disappeared, never to be seen again. This book traces the slow unveiling of the secrets of this frozen region, a majestic place that has been traveled but never tamed. Full-color illus.
Description : Kek comes from Africa. In America he sees snow for the first time, and feels its sting. He's never walked on ice, and he falls. He wonders if the people in this new place will be like the winter – cold and unkind. In Africa, Kek lived with his mother, father, and brother. But only he and his mother have survived, and now she's missing. Kek is on his own. Slowly, he makes friends: a girl who is in foster care; an old woman who owns a rundown farm, and a cow whose name means "family" in Kek's native language. As Kek awaits word of his mother's fate, he weathers the tough Minnesota winter by finding warmth in his new friendships, strength in his memories, and belief in his new country. Bestselling author Katherine Applegate presents a beautifully wrought novel about an immigrant's journey from hardship to hope. Home of the Brave is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
Description : Was ice cream invented in Philadelphia? How about by the Emperor Nero, when he poured honey over snow? Did Marco Polo first taste it in China and bring recipes back? In this first book to tell ice cream's full story, Jeri Quinzio traces the beloved confection from its earliest appearances in sixteenth-century Europe to the small towns of America and debunks some colorful myths along the way. She explains how ice cream is made, describes its social role, and connects historical events to its business and consumption. A diverting yet serious work of history, Of Sugar and Snow provides a fascinating array of recipes, from a seventeenth-century Italian lemon sorbet to a twentieth-century American strawberry mallobet, and traces how this once elite status symbol became today's universally available and wildly popular treat.
Description : Micah Taylor, a young software tycoon inherits a coastal Oregon home that is really a physical manifestation of his soul being used by God to heal the man's greatest wounds. Original.
Description : Fire and Ice 1 is an exciting textbook for students of first year English. Fire and Ice 2 completes the series for second and third year students.
Description : A fourteen-year-old Eskimo boy who feels at odds with aspects of modern life takes a 1400-mile journey by dog sled across ice, tundra, and mountains seeking his own "song" of himself.