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[ 0 ] Apr. 3, 2013

Jamba Juice: Popular With Pro Athletes Like Vernon Davis Who Want To Be Franchisees

Sports stars earn millions in their short careers but many go broke after they retire, a trend Jamba Juice aims to help more of them avoid. The company has become a magnet for many pro athletes-turned-franchisees. “It’s a simple product: You don’t have to take 25 minutes explaining it to someone,” said sports marketing consultant […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 3, 2013

5 Insider Tips To Increase Your Chance of Getting A Bank Loan

The American Bankers Association has released the following tips to help small business owners best position themselves to obtain small business bank loans. “Five Tips to Increase Your Chances of Getting a Small Business Bank Loan,” the first in a series of tips to be released throughout the year, provides a rare glimpse into how bankers […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

Survey Says Utah & Alabama Are Most Small Biz Friendly

Thumbtack.com, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, today released the second-annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey showing that Utah, Alabama, New Hampshire, Idaho and Texas rated as the top-five friendliest states for small business. In contrast, small business owners gave Hawaii, Maine and Rhode Island an “F,” while California and Illinois rounded out the […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

6 Crowdfunding Tips For Your Small Business

There is a lot of buzz out there these days about crowdfunding. As Kauffman Dissertation Fellow Ethan Mollick at the     University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School puts it, “Crowdfunding has been drawing substantial attention from policy makers, managers, and entrepreneurs, but relatively little notice from academics, even though it touches on many topics of importance […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

4 Last Minute Tax Tips For Small Business Owners

Capital One offers the following tips to help small business owners can best manage their 2012 taxes: ·         Know before you start: Tax laws are consistently being updated. Small business owners must stay abreast of the latest legation surrounding eligible tax deductions. Tools such as IRS.gov offer insight designed to equip small business owners with the most […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council Hosts Business Fair

3,500 will gather to generate business that creates jobs The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will convene 3,500 decision makers from the nation’s leading corporations, government entities and women’s business enterprises (WBEs) to generate business together and stimulate economic growth at the 2013 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Minneapolis, MN, June 25-27, […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 2, 2013

Lawmakers Propose Labeling Bill For Pizza Brands

Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., introduced a bill recently aimed at making it easier for pizza restaurants to comply with menu labeling rules. The bill would allow eateries that get most of their business from take-out and delivery to post calorie counts on remote access menus, let pizza places post counts […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 1, 2013

Bennigan’s Comeback Attempt Features Nostalgia

Fans of the casual dining pioneer Bennigan’s are enjoying the chain’s comeback attempt driven by a franchisee group that now operates 85 improved restaurants in the U.S. and abroad. Bennigan’s CEO Paul Mangiamele said he expects to double the number of units in the next five years and predicted the franchise will reach 200 restaurants […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 1, 2013

10 Steps to Expand Your Small Business: Free Webinar

Small businesses need an effective growth plan to thrive in a challenging economy. Seeking strategies to spur your business’ growth? Looking for ways to penetrate new customer segments or launch new services or products? Learn how to assess the current state of your business and determine where to focus your energy and resources to grow […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 1, 2013

International Franchise Expo in NYC in June

More than 300 franchise brands will be on display at the franchise industry’s premier annual event, the 22nd Annual International Franchise Expo, sponsored by IFA. The three-day show, going on from June 20 to 22, draws thousands of entrepreneurs seeking franchise opportunities to the Javits Center in New York City. Prospective business owners, the top franchise […]

[ 0 ] Apr. 1, 2013

Men In Kilts Window-Washing Establishes Unforgettable Look

The Men In Kilts window-washing franchise has units throughout Canada and the U.S., and is working on opening eight more units. After researching window cleaning, painting and landscaping companies, Nicholas Brand chose window cleaning for the company he founded in Canada in 2002, and by 2006, Men In Kilts was franchising across North America. “I […]

[ 0 ] Mar. 30, 2013

Trade Brooklyn Trade Show On April 10

Cardinal Trade Group, Inc. (CTG), the producer of the New York region’s top business events, will host Trade Brooklyn (Brooklyn’s Business Trade Show) on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Stage 6 at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Trade Brooklyn will host a special 1010 WINS TD Bank 5 Borough Business Breakfast from […]

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