News and PR

News and PR

Image Description

Success – June 2000

“You may have seen him on QVC, following Marie Osmond or Anthony Robbins. Cactus Jack is his name and fighting grime is his game. Actually, his real name is Jack Barringer…”

Click here to view this article

Image Description

People Magazine – August 3, 1998

“Six years ago Jack Barringer was at home with his wife, Emy, in Ames, Iowa when an Alka Seltzer ad came on TV. As the tablets dissolved to the accompaniment of the familiar ‘plop, plop, fizz, fizz’ jingle, an idea bubbled up in his mind…”

Click here to view this article

Small Business Opportunities cover

Small Business Opportunities – January 1991

“An entrepreneur in Iowa is taking the ordinary shoeshine biz, and making it into an exciting, fun, and upbeat moneymaker. Jack Barringer, known as “Cactus Jack” is polishing up the shoe shine business with clever theme-oriented shoeshine stands that cannot fail to grab attention wherever they are set up…”

Click here to view this article

Entrepreneur cover

Entrepreneur – June 1991

“An entrepreneur in Iowa is taking the ordinary shoeshine biz, and making it into an exciting, fun, and upbeat moneymaker. Jack Barringer, known as “Cactus Jack” is polishing up the shoe shine business with clever theme-oriented shoeshine stands that cannot fail to grab attention wherever they are set up…”

Click here to view this article

Entrepreneur cover

Investor’s Business Daily – June 1999

“Young Jack Barringer wanted to be successful. But he wasn’t doing well in school. To keep him from getting discouraged, his mother put a sign on a bulletin board in his bedroom. It reminded him that if he wanted to make a living, he could trade his hours for dollars. But if he wanted to be really successful…”

Click here to view this article

 

 

 

More News