Achieving Business Longevity in the Era of Hope & Change

Tip of the day: There are three rules to keep in mind that will help increase your businesses chance of survival in these trying economic times: Location, location, and don’t let President Obama pay you a visit:

Last week, it was announced that Ray’s Hell Burger just outside Washington, D.C. would be closing its doors. A fan of the burger joint was President Obama, who had visited the location with his Russian counterpart.

Well, it’s happened again. In August, Obama visited Star Brewery in Dubuque. And now a local publication reports that the business is closing its doors. reports:

Star Restaurant and Ultra Lounge apparently has closed.

A sign posted on the front door of the Port of Dubuque restaurant, at 600 Star Brewery Drive, says the business is “permanently closed.”

This kind of thing seems to be quite a common occurrence.