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[ 0 ] Apr. 10, 2013

Employees May Choose Part-Time Status To Cope With ACA (Affordable Care Act)

Business owners and franchisees face difficult decisions when it comes to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and Ralph Bower, Popeyes’ U.S. president, said he expects some employees to volunteer for part-time hours to sidestep the mandate, even though they would still be required to have health care coverage under the law. “The company […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 10, 2013

Google’s Denissova To Keynote FranCamp 2013

Jenya Denissova, head of channel sales, traditional media and franchise, North America for Google will keynote FranCamp 2013: Digital Marketing & Technology Best Practices for Franchising, May 14 and 15 at the Loews Atlanta Hotel. This conference is designed to help marketing, communications and information technology franchise professionals navigate the maze of digital marketing and […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 10, 2013

Eateries Increasingly Trade Beef For Less-Pricey Burgers

Restaurants are coping with the high cost of beef and consumers’ demand for healthier fare by getting more innovative in their burger offerings, making more veggie burgers available and experimenting with poultry, seafood and even more exotic options, according to Technomic. Big chains from Cheesecake Factory and Seasons 52 to Burger King have veggie or […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 10, 2013

Handling Employees Who ‘Go Rogue’

It’s vital to address the problem swiftly and effectively if an employee has performance issues, Dan McCarthy writes. Meet one on one to discuss the issue, listen to the employee’s views and establish a clear plan for putting things right. “A lot of good employees screw up now and then. … If you follow this […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 10, 2013

Great American Cookies Announces Expansion In Puerto Rico

GFG Management’s Great American Cookies announced a multiunit expansion into Puerto Rico with partner franchise A.M.A. Pretzels International. In addition to new locations in Puerto Rico, Great American Cookies is also expanding in the U.S., Bahrain, Guam, Mexico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. “Our business is optimal for a multiunit operator who is […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

Average Unit Volume For Massage Envy Is $1.2 Million

The Massage Envy journey over the last 10 years just defies the economic climate. Launched in 2002, the company just opened its 808th location and, recognizing the value, Roark Capital acquired the franchise earlier this month. They also celebrated their 50 millionth massage. In just 10 years, the franchise has grown to more than 800 […]

[ 1 ] Apr. 9, 2013

Wine Boutique Converts to WineStyles Tasting Station

WineStyles of West Glen, located at 5515 Civic Mills Parkway in the West Glen Town Center, announced the conversion of its business model into the newly re-branded WineStyles® Tasting Station® where customers can Taste, Learn and Enjoy® the best in fine wines, artisanal cheeses, chocolates, craft beers, teas and other gourmet items. Additionally, local residents […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

Last Minute Tax Advice For Small Biz Owners on Twitter

On Thursday, April 11, 2013 from 4-5 PM EST, Biz2Credit will host a live Twitter event Last Minute Tax Advice for Small Business Owners. The social media Q & A seminar will provide advice for small business owners on a wide variety of tax issues with small business including important overlooked deductions, resolving a dispute […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

WorkEZ Laptop Desk For Ergonomically-Correct Workspace

It’s an innovative line of computer accessories that is designed for better health — for you and your computer. The WorkEZ™ series of aluminum stands was developed to hold laptops, tablets, reading material and monitors in the most optimum ergonomically-correct position possible. The WorkEZ products are versatile and multi-functional and can serve as a Laptop […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

Delsey Introduces Helium Breeze 4.0 For Business Travelers

Delsey, creator of feature-rich luggage, has just launched Helium Breeze 4.0, designed for business people and frequent travelers. Durable, functional and sophisticated, the collection is the first to feature an Easy Access™ compartment that can be opened from the side of the case, so travelers can conveniently retrieve certain items en route without opening the […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 9, 2013

Global Luxury Trends

The luxury industry is currently on a remarkable journey. Despite the economic slowdown, luxury brands such as Hermès, Louis Vuitton and Gucci have announced record sales and profits in a growing and resilient market. These brands also affirm however that this journey is as challenging as it is exciting; the acceleration imposed by globalized markets, […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 8, 2013

10 Things To Look For In President Obama’s Budget

By the Committee for a Responsible Budget On Wednesday, President Obama is expected to release his FY 2014 budget proposal, detailing his vision for the budget over the next ten years. With the House and Senate already passing their respective budget resolutions, the President’s budget will be another important contribution to the debate and, based […]

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