The team of CPAs and accountants at QuickBooks Georgia, a subsidiary of David Whitten & Company, LLC, have been guiding small-business owners through the ins and outs of computer accounting for more than two decades. In addition to vending official QuickBooks products, they travel to local businesses to help customers optimize their QuickBooks setups. The staff's in-depth QuickBooks classes instruct individuals and entire companies on how to make Intuit's trusted accounting software work for their businesses.
The Painted Penguin showcases a t-shirt design studio as well as the art of ceramics, inviting participants with any level of experience to unhurriedly paint their bisque and plaster pieces in the company of friends, family members, or particularly chatty coffee mugs. When designing their own pieces or attending any of The Painted Penguin's parties, customers can enlist the help of staff members, who are always on hand to provide tips or inspiration.
The purveyors of the written word at Books For Less carry more than 100,000 discount titles, feeding page-hungry readers a steady diet of new best-sellers and used volumes. Bibliophiles can obtain contemporary fictional tales, such as Twilight by Stephanie Meyer ($4.80 for paperback), and non-fiction hits, such as The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell ($9 for paperback)––a cogent treatise on the proper way to upend cows. A stiff-backed copy of Nicholas Sparks's Safe Haven ($13.50) quells word appetites while serving as a mobile ironing board.
Lift Your Sole provides one of the most crucial ingredients to living a healthy lifestyle: inspiration. Designed especially for women who run, the company's one-of-a-kind charms bear such motivating slogans as "One Tough Mama," "Sole Sisters," and "The Journey Is the Reward." For those who are seeking a reward after a successful marathon, the store offers jewelry bearing earned boasts such as "26.2 Miles of Heart," while triathletes can peruse a selection of slogans including "Triple Threat" and the number "70.3," which is the precise number of guts someone needs to undertake that feat.
Ambience Event Services brings more than 20 years of experience to every celebration it helps its customers plan, including weddings, school dances, bar and bat mitzvahs, and company events. Along with renting out high-quality karaoke and sound equipment, the event amplifier hires out DJs, classically trained musicians, professional photographers and videographers, and experienced day-of coordinators. Working closely with its customers, Ambience coordinates each celebration carefully to match its hosts' visions, staying within budget and respecting the cap on the number of times "Don't Stop Believing" may be played.
At more than 1,200 Mattress Firm locations around the country, shoppers sink into plush mattresses, recline on firm beds, and belly-flop onto pillow tops. Knowledgeable staffers can help customers create an ideal bedtime environment by dispensing advice based on sleep preferences and illuminating the difference between the many kinds of mattresses. And to the delight of their customers, much of Mattress Firm's bedding wears the label of a premium brand, such as Sealy, Serta, Simmons Beautyrest, or Stearns & Foster.