Author Archives: Barbara Goldstein

About Barbara Goldstein

I am the Director of Corporate Communications for Scott's Liquid Gold and Neoteric Cosmetics. I am the third generation to work in this family business founded and based in Denver, CO. We will celebrate our 6oth anniversary in 2011.

Scott’s Liquid Gold turns 65!

Owning a family business in America is a bit of a paradox.  Family businesses make up more than 80 percent of all American businesses.  Only 30% percent of family businesses, however, survive into the 2nd generation.  And less than 12% … Continue reading

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‘First’ of Many (Brainy Ideas)

There must be something about the warm air, green grass, rain showers and flowers of June that makes mankind opens the mind to new ideas.  June is a crazy month of ‘firsts’.  Phrases like ‘first invented’, ‘first patented’, ‘first announced, … Continue reading

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Our Thanks to Other American Manufacturers

On April 4th, Scott’s Liquid Gold will celebrate its 64th anniversary!  Scott’s Liquid Gold is a trusted names in household care and has a strong reputation for high-quality products. As a small America manufacturer, staying in business for 64 years … Continue reading

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Spring into Spring Cleaning!

Springtime is a glorious time of the year!  The days are longer.  The weather is warmer.  Flowers begin to peek through the soil and you hear the sound of birds as they return from their winter getaway.  It’s also the … Continue reading

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The Charm of an Older Home

Do you love the rich character and history of an older home?  Do you have a favorite era? How about a 1920’s bungalow, a turn-of-the-century farmhouse or mid-century modern?  One of the wonderful things about these homes is that each … Continue reading

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Reclaimed vs. Salvaged Wood

Reclaimed and salvaged are terms that are often used interchangeably when referring to reusing wood.  The truth is they are not the same thing but they do serve a similar purpose.  Reclaimed wood is wood that has been used previously … Continue reading

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Oh How The Years Go By!

It is hard to believe it has been over 60 years since Scott’s Liquid Gold began! It is fun to look back over the years, and see how far we have come! Wanting to showcase the journey, we created a Youtube … Continue reading

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Flooded with Memories

For two days in June of 1965, torrential rains caused historic flooding of the Platte River in Denver.  Scott’s Liquid Gold was a tiny company based just blocks from the swollen South Platte River. Years earlier in 1951, Ida Goldstein … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

The sun is shining, the weather is hot, and the days are longer. You know what that means. Summer is finally here! From lounging at the pool to picnics at the park, there are many ways people spend the summer. … Continue reading

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Road Trip Anyone?

When was the last time you took a road trip?  Memorial weekend kicks off the summer travel season and is a reminder of an American relic; the family road trip.  Many Americans have fond memories of piling in the car … Continue reading

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