Entrepreneurs

Business and professional briefs, April 20, 2014

New jobs

Regency Apartments adds two. Tara Myers of Savoy and Tabitha Flahaven of Champaign have joined the accounting staff at Regency Apartments, Champaign.


Business listings, April 20, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

#1 Nails, 59 E. Marketview Drive, C, by Yen Tran, 503 Lauterbur Lane, C.

Deibert Homes, 1509 Hobson Drive, Apt. 9, Rantoul, by Matt Deibert, same address.

Paint The World, 202 Stanage Ave., C, by Josiah Feld, same address.


Device helps athletes monitor practice

CHAMPAIGN — Adam Tilton has developed a gesture-recognition device to help athletes monitor what they've done in practice.

Using it, weight lifters can check on how many curls or hammer curls they've done during workouts. Sprinters can find out how many strides they took, and swimmers can keep track of how many strokes they used while doing laps.


Man turns his hobbies into his business

RANTOUL — The 100 block of North Garrard Street in Rantoul is video central, so to speak, for Victor Torres III.

Torres has opened a video game store, We Play Games, at 115 N. Garrard St. Next door at 113 N. Garrard St., he opened Classic Video Warehouse.


DS Volition seeking city incentives to remodel, expand

CHAMPAIGN — Video game developer DS Volition is seeking about $200,000 in incentives from the city of Champaign so the company can remodel its downtown offices and expand by as many as 100 employees.

Without the incentives, the company said it may have to consider other locations outside downtown Champaign because the remodeling would be cost-prohibitive.


The Music Men: Fourth-generation owner retiring with many memories

CHAMPAIGN — C.V. Lloyde is a little worried about retirement.

"This business is all I've ever done," said the fourth-generation music store owner. "I have no hobbies. I'm a little concerned, a little afraid. I plan to move where it's warm all the time and play golf."


Business listings, April 13, 2014

These applications for assumed business names were filed recently at the Champaign County clerk's office:

At Home Real Estate, P.O. Box 441, U, by Janice Vidovic Mouschovias, 1303 Scovill St., U.

King Philly Sandwiches, 205 W. Shelly Drive, Unit 1C, Thomasboro, by David King, same address, and David King, 1204 E. Florida Ave., U.


President to amplify focus on audio, video systems

CHAMPAIGN — Stephen Morris, the president of C.V. Lloyde, is taking the business into a new era and a new locale.

But his association with the business extends back more than 30 years.

This summer the company will move to the Lincoln Commerce Center at 702 Killarney St., U, to devote itself to the design and installation of audio and video systems.


It's Your Business: Paxton firm starts delivery of pet supplies

A Paxton business has begun offering free delivery of pet food and other pet supplies to customers who live within 30 miles of the store.

Designer Dog Salon has been in Paxton for five years, and owners Justin and Courtney Bouse recently started Designer Dog Delivery to transport the products to customers' homes.


EP Purification win will get product ready for market

CHAMPAIGN — A Champaign company that won $100,000 in a clean-energy competition last week says it plans to use the money to get its product ready for market.

EP Purification won the $100,000 Wells Fargo Early-Stage Prize at the 2014 Clean Energy Challenge in Chicago.


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