Poll: Were You Watching Hockey?

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Seeing Canada's Diversity was Great: Poll

  Though many media outlets have said that the Vancouver opening ceremonies were not as good as they should be, many of Prospere Magazine’s readers felt otherwise. In fact, more than half of the readers who participated in the poll, at 61.5%, liked seeing the diversity of Canada. 15.4% thought that it was okay, but not […]

Poll: Did you see the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony?

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All that Hullabaloo with Kids' Parties

Lisa McDonald  Does the thought of a half dozen kids storming around your house with gooey fingers and buzzing on sugar make your head spin?  Do you dread the upcoming celebrations involving children (IE birthday partys, staff picnics, work family Christmas parties)?  Well help is on the way!  Enter the Hullabaloo Party Planner for Children.  They’ll […]

Blockbuster Inc.: From Tiny Texas Shop to International Entertainment Company

It’s hard to believe that Blockbuster (NYSE: BBI) will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in a year.  The video chain, which started in Texas in 1985, was one of the first video rental companies in the world.  The company opened its first store in Texas, but soon expanded across the United States and then the world. […]

Nintendo – From Playing Cards to Video Games

Believe it or not, Japan’s Nintendo (TYO:7974) wasn’t always a video game company.  In fact, the company is more than 100 years old, and when first launched, it was a card company.  Over the course of 100 years, it had tried a variety of different ventures, including a taxi company and a love hotel.  It […]

Celebrating on a Budget

Madison McCulloch The holidays are meant to be spent with family, friends and good cheer, but let’s face it; a hefty price tag is always attached. Between the big meals, decorations and presents it seems the spending never ends. With the world in an economic crisis many people are looking to cut back on their […]