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Archive for April, 2012
An office move can often be filled with uncertainty about what you should and shouldn’t be doing throughout the moving office process– especially if it’s your first time. Organizing an office move is a huge responsibility. It requires accurate co-ordination of budgets, meeting deadlines, as well as organizing a whole host of people and companies [...]
Knight support kicks off effort to raise funds for $15 million program expansion A $1 million challenge grant recently announced will help JumpStart Inc. bring a new model for engaging residents in fostering entrepreneurship to 20 additional cities. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is supporting the Ohio-based JumpStart’s “JumpStart America Initiative” as [...]
A report from Language Line Services, the global leader in language access solutions, reveals that between Q4 2010 and Q4 2011, Arabic and Vietnamese trailed only Spanish as the most-requested languages for over-the-phone interpretations nationwide. The quarterly Language Line® LanguageTrak “Interpreter Demand Index(SM)” uses proprietary data from millions of interpretation-request calls the company fields annually [...]
Craftsmanship, simple lines and rich materials are halls of The Henrybuilt Kitchen made in Seattle, Washington. The FSC-certified wood is handled by 20 craftsman in the process.
Each year, IFA partners with the International Bar Association’s Franchising Committee to develop a program relevant to our friends in the international franchise law profession. Experienced legal counsel share invaluable information regarding the latest developments in international law. Says the group, “We invite you to attend this meeting to discover what legal and regulatory issues are [...]
SingleHop, Inc., a leading dedicated server and cloud hosting provider, announced the launch of its Customer Bill of Rights, a new type of Service Level Agreement (SLA). The company created the program by publicly posting its rigid internal timing standards on everything from hardware replacements to server deployment. Strict internal SLAs have always been a [...]
A new study commissioned by Cintas Corporation found that nearly one in three American adults are unlikely to dine at a restaurant where someone they know had slipped and fallen. The study, conducted by Harris Interactive, found that 30 percent of more than 1,000 adults surveyed were “very unlikely” or “somewhat unlikely” to dine at [...]
“Don’t be trapped by dogma…and other people’s thinking. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition–they somehow already know what you truly want to become.” ~Steve Jobs (1955-2011), American Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Apple Computers
Some franchise concepts are counting on the fact that cheaper, smaller footprints might be more attractive to potential franchisees in this rocky lending environment. One in particular, Philly Pretzel Factory, is hoping a new kiosk offering will draw new franchise partners and excite its existing franchisee base. The 111-unit chain based in Philadelphia built its [...]