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[ 0 ] Mar. 27, 2013

Farmer Boys Food Takes Advantage of Fast-Casual

Fast-casual and quickservice restaurants are the largest category of businesses in the franchising industry, accounting for 20% of all establishments in the sector. California-based Farmer Boys Food has found success in the fast-casual franchise business with 68 restaurants in California, four locations in southern Nevada and five more on the way. “Fast-casual restaurants like Farmer […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 26, 2013

Promotional Pens, Custom Hats, Mugs & More For Your Business

Looking for hats, coffee mugs, custom pens, LED flashlight-key chain emblazoned with the name of your small business and your logo? Want to give out a special ‘thank you’ to your repeat customers? Check out the products from National Pen Company in Shelbyville, TN. They do it all. The toll free number is 800-854-PENS and […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 26, 2013

Food Companies and Parents Must Partner, Says Michelle Obama

First lady Michelle Obama praised food companies that are helping turn the tide on childhood obesity and urged companies to continue to work to make it easier for parents to make better food choices for their children. “It’s also about companies realizing that marketing healthy foods can be responsible and the profitable thing to do […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 26, 2013

Why Trust Is Critical for Employee Productivity

If you want to encourage employees to dedicate themselves to improving your company, you have to show that you trust them, writes Tony Schwartz, president and CEO of The Energy Project. For this reason, Schwartz allows some of his employees to work from home when necessary. “In over a decade, no employee has ever chosen […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 26, 2013

Which Wich Expands Internationally

Sandwich chain Which Wich announced it will expand into Latin America and the Middle East this year and look into other global markets. The franchise has established 224 U.S. locations over 10 years and plans more than 100 new openings in 2013, which founder Jeff Sinelli attributes to the company’s strong organization, management and sustainable […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 25, 2013

Pine Brothers Offers To Host White House Easter Egg Roll

California-based Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops, America’s first throat drops and trusted by American families since 1870, is offering to sponsor the 135th White House Easter Egg Roll, which is in danger of cancellation due to budget cuts. The event, open to children up to age 13 and their families, is scheduled for Monday, April […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 25, 2013

Preparation Is Key When Buying A Franchise

Franchises offer a variety of benefits to entrepreneurs, but owning a franchise requires preparation and management skills, said Richard Sifuentes, assistant director at the Small Business Development Center at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He added that interested entrepreneurs should visit franchise headquarters and talk to existing and former franchise owners before making […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2013

The Footwear Industry Show Its’ Generousity During National Volunteer Week

60 Footwear Companies to Send 3,000 Employees to help out in 43 Cities Other American industries would do well to study the survival tactics of the U.S. footwear industry.  In 1939 during the Great Depression at 210 Lincoln Street in Boston, shoe workers began the practice of passing the hat to collect money to help […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2013

More Women Starting Businesses in the UAE

The number of women entrepreneurs is expected to grow this year, as conditions for starting up a business in the UAE improve. Although according to the latest report published by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), men in the MENA region are 2.8 times more likely to start-up a business than women, there are several factors […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2013

Quote of the Day: McDonald’s Ray Kroc

If you work just for money, you’ll never make it, but if you love what you’re doing and you always put the customer first, success will be yours. – Ray Kroc. He joined McDonald’s in 1954 and built it into one of the world’s most successful brands.

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2013

Registration Opens for 2013 eBay Radio Party & Conference

Registration is open for the 2013 eBay Radio Party & Conference, June 18-20 at Bally’s Las Vegas. June 18 features product-sourcing information; June 19-20 offer eBay and ecommerce education. EBay sellers can sign up at erVegas.com. Registration is open to all eBay sellers at erVegas.com for the 2013 eBay Radio Party & Conference, to be […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 22, 2013

Vera Bradley Stitches Up Multi-Million Dollar Business With Help From SCORE

It’s a long way from the basement to the big time, but Barbara Baekgaard and Patricia Miller have taken their line of women’s luggage, accessories, and clothing from trunk sales in their homes to more than 3,000 retailers around the globe. As demand grew, they found their match in SCORE counselor George Cook, who applied […]

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