The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Globe Investor

News Sources

Take control of your investments with the latest investing news and analysis

Press release from Business Wire

Intuit Announces Duluth, Minn. Based Locally Laid Egg Company as a Finalist in the Small Business Big Game Competition

<p class='bwalignc'> World Vote Determines Who Wins the Opportunity of a Lifetime </p>

Monday, November 11, 2013

Intuit Announces Duluth, Minn. Based Locally Laid Egg Company as a Finalist in the Small Business Big Game Competition

06:00 EST Monday, November 11, 2013

DULUTH, Minn. (Business Wire) -- Intuit Inc.:

WHO:

  • Locally Laid Egg Company, of Duluth, Minn. Raises hens on pastures to produce healthier poultry and eggs.
  • Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq:INTU), a company whose mission is to improve its customers' financial lives.
  • Bill Rancic, entrepreneur, author and reality television star of Giuliana and Bill.

WHAT:

  • From almost 15,000 entries, Intuit has selected the final four small businesses that will continue to vie for the ultimate prize: a 30-second custom television advertisement that will air during football's biggest game on February 2, 2014.
  • As finalists, they will receive:
    • An all-expenses paid trip to New York for the Big Game viewing party with a few surprise guests.
    • A professionally-produced television commercial to tell their stories and share their passion.
    • A meeting and business advice from entrepreneur and reality star Bill Rancic.
    • Free, lifetime use of Intuit small business solutions, including Intuit QuickBooks.

WHEN:

  • Locally Laid Egg Company business owners and an Intuit spokesperson are available for interviews on Monday, Nov. 11 and Tuesday, Nov. 12. For interview requests, please call Steve Imm at 415-844-6286 or simm@accesspr.com.
  • Download b-roll package here: http://bit.ly/196bUtk
  • Download AP wire photos here: http://bit.ly/1aJOqAv

WHY:

  • Small businesses mean big business to the U.S. economy, driving job growth and fueling the gross domestic product. Their importance cannot be understated. That is why Intuit is rewarding one lucky business owner with the ultimate prize – a 30-second advertisement during football's biggest game. The opportunity signifies the importance of small businesses and celebrates their success on the world stage.

WHERE:

In person interviews can be accommodated in Duluth, Minn. or phone interviews are also available.

More information on the top four is available at www.SmallBusinessBigGame.com. Join the conversation: #TeamSmallBiz

Intuit Inc.
Elisabeth Gettelman, 415-238-1915
egettelman@intuit.com
or
Access Communications
Steve Imm, 415-844-6286
simm@accesspr.com

Products
  • Globe Unlimited

    Digital all access pass across devices. subscribe

  • The Globe and Mail Newspaper

    Newspaper delivered to your doorstep. subscribe

  • Globe2Go

    The digital replica of our newspaper. subscribe

  • Globe eBooks

    A collection of articles by the Globe. subscribe

See all Globe Products

Advertise with us

GlobeLink.ca

Your number one partner for reaching Canada's Influential Achievers. learn more

The Globe at your Workplace
Our Company
Customer Service
Globe Recognition
Mobile Apps
NEWS APP
INVESTING APP
Other Sections