“I had 17 pairs of readers,” said entrepreneur Kelly Coty, “but I could never find a pair when I needed them. And the ones I could find, were all stretched out or broken, because they’re not actually designed to be worn on your head! The hairband had been on my head all day and never [...]
A new program from PayPal is designed to help small businesses modernize their cash registers and get their hands on the same powerful selling tools that big businesses use every day. Starting on July 10th, 2013, PayPal is waiving transaction fees for up to $20,000 worth of transactions each month through January 31st, 2014 for [...]
Club E Atlanta (www.clubeatlanta.com), a public-private partnership that promotes entrepreneurship, will hold a grand opening for its 11,000-square-foot facility in College Park, a suburb of Atlanta, on June 27, marking an exciting new chapter for the City of College Park and area entrepreneurs. “People come up to me and ask me, ‘What’s a Club E?’” [...]
Lollicup Coffee & Tea, a cafe specializing in Taiwanese boba and bubble tea, will grand open its 39th location at 2206 Sawtelle Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025 on Friday, June 21 st at 11 am. Lollicup Coffee & Tea retail locations offer a variety of hot and cold beverages, along with Asian snacks and foods. [...]
On the heels of a Pew study revealing dwindling U.S. retirement preparedness, a new poll shows that 70% of small business owners see threats to business and the economy from the lack of retirement security. The national scientific poll was released today by the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the Main Street Alliance – [...]
Marsha Sinetar coined the phrase, “do what you love and the money will follow,” and used it as the title for her groundbreaking book in the 1980s. It’s still the most important piece of advice to follow when launching your own small business. You are going to be spending all of your time on your [...]
Pizza chains in Detroit, Mich., such as Domino’s, Little Caesar’s and Hungry Howie’s Pizza are rolling out deep dish and pan pizza offerings in response to growing customer demand. One Domino’s franchise in the area saw a 66% increase in first-quarter profits after the Handmade Pan crust debuted.
The BrightStar in-home care services franchise broke ground on its first 36-bed assisted-living facility in April, and the company plans to open 30 such facilities over the next five years and go public as early as 2015. “We’ve been providing home care, but as clients age many families have been asking us for recommendations for [...]
Subway’s 39,500 restaurants already make it the world’s largest quickservice chain by unit count, and the chain aims to hang onto that lead. Subway expects to end 2017 with 50,000 units and has a vision for growing to 100,000 stores by 2030, said Chief Development Officer Don Fertman.
“I came up with the idea because I was tired of the never ending, repeat purchases that using the disposable Swiffer Pads required. Also, the Swiffer disposable mop pads don’t work and I knew I could invent an outperforming mop pad that was reusable, washable, absorbent and durable that was a much better choice for [...]
My Barber’s Lounge (MBL) will donate $1 from every haircut made at their Greenbelt (8831 Greenbelt Road) and Forestville (3436 Donnell Road) locations from 6/17 to 6/21 to NFTE. MBL Owner Davon Kelly will personally match MBL’s donation to NFTE. My Barber’s Lounge owner, Davon Kelly has found the perfect way to celebrate NFTE’s National [...]
Even if your startup funds are very limited, you can get free help and advice from SCORE–the Senior Corps of Retired Executives. Even the ice cream kings, Ben and Jerry, credit SCORE as helping them learn about refrigeration techniques and more to start their now legendary business. Here’s a quick Q&A with SCORE to help [...]