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It is very exciting for us to see the Jimmy Beans Wool name in print, so we thought we would share the articles in case you are interested! Some of the articles are only about us, and some simply mention us in the article.
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   Sew Red Review and Giveaway at DetroitNews.com


   February, 2013


   Laura Zander, CEO of Jimmy Beans Wool, on the Importance of Management Skills


   February, 2013


   How Social Media Put a Tiny Yarn Shop on the Map


   February, 2013


   Can You Imagine? Laura Zander - TEDxUniversityofNevada


   January, 2013


   Holiday Gift Ideas from Women-Owned Businesses


   December, 2012


   Finding Business Opportunities in a Global Downturn


   November, 2012


   Finding Business Opportunities in a Global Downturn


   November, 2012


   EDAWN names winners for inaugural industry awards


   October, 2012


   Medal Count(down)


   October, 2012


   Be Sweet Hearts Jimmy Beans Wool!


   October, 2012


   Red State, Blue State, or Neither? "Vote" at Jimmy Beans Wool


   October, 2012


   Breast Cancer Awareness: Companies That Give Back 2012


   October, 2012


   10 Crochet Blogs to Check In On Today


   September, 2012


   Oak Harbor student earns 'Beans for Brains' award


   September, 2012


   KTVN Reno Channel 2 News features Jimmy Beans Wool in its News Segment: Things 2 Do this Weekend.


   September, 2012


   The University of Nevada, Reno's student newspaper profiles Cassie Hansen, one of Jimmy Beans Wool's scholarship winners for 2012.


   September, 2012


   Louisiana State University's newspaper features Catherine Newman, one of the Beans for Brains winners for 2012.


   September, 2012


   Hware.com interviews the owner of Jimmy Beans Wool about how she created a multi-million dollar business.


   September, 2012


   For the fourth year in a row, BizRate names Jimmy Beans Wool as one of the best online retailers in the country when it comes to customer service.


   September, 2012


   Reno's KOLO TV Channel 8 News profiles Jimmy Beans Wool and its ranking on the Inc. 5000 for the 4th year in a row.


   September, 2012


   The Reno Gazette-Journal highlights Jimmy Beans Wool Making the Inc. 5000 List for the 4th consecutive year.


   September, 2012


   KTVN Reno Channel 2 News features Jimmy Beans Wool in its news story: Reno Company Makes Fastest-Growing Companies List for 4th Year


   September, 2012


   Generation Q: A Color We All Look Good In


   September, 2012


   JBW is named the 88th fastest growing retail company in the U.S. and is named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Small Businesses for the fourth year in a row.


   August, 2012


   Shop for the Cause 2012: Breast Cancer Awareness Style with Substance


   August, 2012


   Michigan newspaper profiles Sarah Johnson, one of Jimmy Beans Wool's scholarship winners for 2012.


   August, 2012


   CraftGossip.com goes crazy over Medal Madness.


   July, 2012


   The Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association Recognizes Jimmy Beans Wool and the Stitch Red campaign.


   June, 2012


   Knitty.com features Knit Red in its First Fall 2012 Edition


   June, 2012


   Northern Nevada Business Weekly showcases Reno-Tahoe area designers and their connection to Jimmy Beans Wool.


   June, 2012


   Northern Nevada Business Weekly helps to promote Knit Red.


   June, 2012


   The White House Blog highlights Jimmy Beans Wool for creating jobs in a tough economy.


   June, 2012


   Yarn Market News interviews owners of several online yarn stores, including Laura Zander of Jimmy Beans Wool, about balancing the responsibilities of a brick-and-mortar store as well as an online business.


   May, 2012


   Yarn Market News gives an update about the latest projects from Jimmy Beans Wool and its owner, Laura Zander.


   May, 2012


   Nevadamag.com encourages local students to apply for Beans for Brains, a knitting and crocheting scholarship created by local retailer, Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   Thisisreno.com helps to promote Beans for Brains, a knitting and crocheting scholarship created by local retailer, Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   Collegemoneyman.com features the Beans for Brains Scholarship Program that was started by Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   Reno's Mynews4.com highlights Beans for Brains, a scholarship created by local yarn store, Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   MSNBC.com features Beans for Brains, a knitting and crocheting scholarship created by Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   Forbes interviews, Laura Zander, owner of Jimmy Beans Wool about how her passion turned into a business.


   March, 2012


   The Nevada Small Business March 2012 Newsletter profiles Jimmy Beans Wool and its growth in the last 10 years.


   March, 2012


   Yarn Market News recaps an event that benefitted Stitch Red, a campaign started by Jimmy Beans Wool.


   March, 2012


   The New York Times reaches out to Jimmy Beans Wool, a small business, to discuss how small businesses deal with tax paperwork.


   February, 2012


   Your Knitting Life interviews Olympic Pro Snowboarder, Lindsey Jacobellis, and how she is working with Jimmy Beans Wool.


   February, 2012


   Theskichannel.com covers the partnership with Jimmy Beans Wool and Olympic Pro Snowboarder, Lindsey Jacobellis.


   February, 2012


   The Reno Gazette Journal and Nevada's Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Recognizes Jimmy Beans Wool.


   January, 2012


   Vogue Knitting highlights Jimmy Beans Wool as the first-ever official yarn, knitting and crochet supplier to U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing


   January, 2012


   Yarn Market News profiles Jimmy Beans Wool as the first-ever official yarn, knitting and crochet supplier to U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing.


   January, 2012


   Creative Knitting helps Jimmy Beans Wool spread the word about Stitch Red.


   January, 2012


   American Express asks the owner of Jimmy Beans Wool for advice on staying healthy.


   December, 2011


   The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announces Jimmy Beans Wool as the first-ever official yarn, knitting and crochet supplier to U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing.


   December, 2011


   Owner of Jimmy Beans Wool, Laura Zander, expresses her concern about the closing of Reno's Postal Distribution Center.


   December, 2011


   Apptivo.com highlights how Jimmy Beans Wool saves money by re-purposing its packaging.


   December, 2011


   Reno's KoloTV interviews Jimmy Beans Wool Owner, Laura Zander, concerning the closing of Reno's distribution center.


   December, 2011


   Jimmy Beans Wool was featured on the White House Blog!


   November, 2011


   Jimmy Beans Wool is announced as one of the suppliers to U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding.


   November, 2011


   Portfolio.com profiles Jimmy Beans Wool about the business' creative marketing strategies.


   November, 2011


   Ernst & Young announces the Winners of its 2011 Entrepreneurial Winning Women program, which includes Laura Zander of Jimmy Beans Wool.


   October, 2011


   Northern Nevada Business Weekly profiles Jimmy Beans Wool and its growth during the economic downturn.


   October, 2011


   Yarn Market News introduces Stitch Red, an campaign to raise awareness about heart disease in women.


   October, 2011


   For the third year in a row, BizRate names Jimmy Beans Wool as one of the best online retailers in the country when it comes to customer service.


   September, 2011


   JBW is named the 62nd fastest growing retail company in the U.S. and is named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Small Businesses for the third year in a row.


   August, 2011


   American Express asks Jimmy Beans Wool about mistakes businesses make when blogging.


   August, 2011


   Reno's KoloTV interviews our very own Jeanne concerning construction around the shop's area.


   July, 2011


   About.com interviews Laura from Jimmy Beans Wool in their Entrepreneurs section.


   July, 2011


   Maryland's online newspaper profiles Elysse Meredith, one of Jimmy Beans Wool's scholarship winners for 2011.


   June, 2011


   A knitting kit created by Jimmy Beans Wool was selected for inclusion in Real Simple magazine.


   January, 2011


   American Express profiles Jimmy Beans Wool in the article: A Run Away Success Story


   December, 2010


   American Express asks Jimmy Beans for advice in the article: 10 Ways to Grow Your Business, Despite the Economy


   November, 2010


   The New York Times asks Jimmy Beans co-owner, Laura Zander, for help in advising a fellow small business owner.


   October, 2010


   For the second year in a row, BizRate names JBW one of the best online retailers in the country when it comes to customer service.


   September, 2010


   JBW named the 78th fastest growing retail company in the U.S. Also named to the Inc. 5000 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Small Businesses for the 2nd year in a row.


   August, 2010


   Dell Computers names JBW as one of 5 retail trailblazers in the profile: Business Trailblazer Laura Zander


   May, 2010


   Inc. 5000 List of fasting growing private companies in the US ranks JBW at #3,253!


   December, 2009


   KTVN Reno 2 News includes JBW in its story: Online Shopping Also Helps Local Businesses


   November, 2009


   Vogue Knitting Magazine and Yarn Market News highlights the JBW Beans for Brains scholarship


   October, 2009


   BizRate names JBW one of the best online retailers in the country when it comes to customer service.


   September, 2009


   Jimmy Beans Wool was quoted in a story about small businesses taking advantage of merchandise closeouts.


   September, 2009


   Forbes.com profiles JBW in its News Story: Million Dollar Businesses You've Never Heard Of


   August, 2009


   KTVN Reno 2 News features JBW in its News Story: Reno's Fastest Growing Business


   August, 2009


   JBW was interviewed and quoted in a story about the Valentine's Day resistance movement.


   February, 2009


   JBW was interviewed and quoted in a story about small businesses offering raises despite the recession.


   January, 2009


   Forbes.com profiles JBW in its News Article: Advice for Laid-Off Engineers


   January, 2009


   Reno Magazines Highlights Jimmy Beans Wool in its Best of Reno Annual Issue


   January, 2009


   Reno News and Review Explores the DIY Movement and Interviews Jimmy Beans Wool


   December, 2008


   Reno News and Review Recommends Visiting Jimmy Beans Wool for Holiday Shopping


   November, 2008


   Vogue Knitting Names Jimmy Beans Wool the Inspirational Yarn Shop of the Issue


   October, 2008


   Interweave Knits gets in sheep-shape with KnitWit Momma stitch markers


   August, 2008


   Vogue Knitting encourages readers to knit for life with Breast Cancer Support Scarf


   August, 2008


   NPR Reports on our Knitting Videos


   July, 2008


   CNN.com Small Business follows up with Jimmy Beans Wool


   June, 2008


   Fortune Small Business printed a 2/3 page follow up on last year's makeover in their Makeover Update.


   May, 2008


   Family Circle Recommends Using Knitters Hands Tin


   April, 2008


   Nevada Magazine covers multiple Nevada knitting stores including Jimmy Beans!


   October, 2007


   Reno News & Review Magazine profiles Jimmy Beans!


   October, 2007


   Creative Knitting E-Newsletter wrote about our Hollywood Hunks Knitting for Charity!


   October, 2007


   Yarn Market News ran a half-page article profiling Jimmy Beans Wool!


   October, 2007


   The Reno Gazette Journal and Sierra Sun papers on our trip to the Emmys


   September, 2007


   The Reno Gazette Journal Paper from Reno, Nevada


   September, 2007


   Fortune Small Business Magazine


   July, 2007


   The Reno Gazette Journal Paper from Reno, Nevada


   August, 2006


   The Sierra Sun Paper from Truckee, California


   June, 2006


   The Dominion Post Paper from New Zealand


   May, 2006


   Reno Magazine's Purling Passion Article


   January, 2005


   Reno Magazine's Top 101 Issue


   January, 2005


   The Sierra Sun Paper from Truckee, California


   January, 2003

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