Buffalo Wild Wings is one of the first national restaurant chains to offer Apple iPads at tables so customers can order food, play games and pay their bills electronically if they wish. The concept is being test-marketed at their Oakdale, Minn. restaurant; if it goes well, a national roll-out will follow.
TreesureGame is a GPS-based mobile adventure designed to help families increase time spent experiencing together, and to encourage children to exercise with the help of a fun story. The idea of the game is to plan a route from, for example, your home to the grocery store or the kindergarden, and at the same time […]
The pioneer and leader of organic-based lawn care, NaturaLawn of America, Inc., commemorates a new milestone in 2012—25 years of innovation and environmental stewardship. NaturaLawn of America, Inc. is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a “silver” reminder of how its green longevity began in 1987. NaturaLawn of America’s Founder and President Philip Catron’s qualifications as […]
“You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you. Which is another way of saying that the way to make a friend is to be one.” ~Dale Carnegie (1888-1955), Writer, Success Trainer
The new mail.com iPad App is here! Previously, the mail.com app was only available to smartphone users but now iPad tablet users can now take advantage of mail.com accessibility . Because of it’s larger screen, users have the ability to manage their email inbox much more efficiently and very similarly to that of a desktop. […]
The International Franchise Association has joined several other business groups in the Discover America Partnership asking the U.S. Department of Commerce to take more aggressive steps to boost the U.S.’s share of the international tourism market. IFA is a member of the partnership, with IFA President & CEO Steve Caldeira serving on the board of […]
StoreSigns.com is an online site where store owners can choose from 100s of layouts, customize to their brand, and in minutes, place an order for their specific needs. Using imagery and templates that have been successful in national chains, the program is able to produce a premium signage that will upgrade the atmosphere of a small shop. […]
The Wingtip Blucher Oxford shoe is made by the Alden Shoe Company in Middleborough, Massachusetts. There are still many fine products made in the U.S.A.
You could experience a sales dip if your business relies on boat traffic.Higher gas prices are rippling through South Florida’s marine community, raising fears that regional spending will contract as boat owners idle their vessels or budget more on fuel. More than 77,000 boats generate $991 million in annual spending in Broward and Palm Beach […]
Wendy’s Co. is hoping that a new look for its restaurants, coupled with a revamped menu featuring its new premium Dave’s Hot ‘N Juicy burger, will rejuvenate its image as a higher-end fast food chain. The Dublin, Ohio-based company plans to make its airy new designs with metallic highlights a key part of its efforts […]
You’ve finally achieved your dream. Don’t lose it to a power outage, hacker disruption, fire, earthquake or other disaster. If you’re not prepared, a disaster could put you and your employees at risk, possibly shutting down your business forever. Roughly 40 to 60 percent of small businesses never reopen their doors following a disaster. But […]
Grow your business! IFA’s 2012 Franchise Development Seminar Series has been completely re-tooled to focus more on networking with peers and sharing personal experiences and lessons learned. Come hear from leading franchise executives offering development solutions and best practices based on real world scenarios. Everyone wants to grow their business, but the recent difficulties in […]