The International Franchise Expo, sponsored by the International Franchise Association, will be held June 15-17 in New York City at the Javits Center. Contact the IFE-NYC for more information on registering. Free seminars and events.
About 33% of Millennial consumers are more likely to buy a brand if it has a Facebook page, as compared to 17% of non-Millennials, according to a recent study from Boston Consulting Group. Younger consumers are very much interested in social media and use their friends and digital networks as persuasion to buy products. Therefore, […]
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Many health-conscious U.S. adults, who belong to a gym and buy local or organic food, had lunch in a fast-food restaurant in the last month, a survey found. Market consumer research firm Scarborough found 74 percent of the health-conscious consumers — 21 million American adults — visited a fast-food restaurant for lunch in the past […]
Moog Music of Asheville, North Carolina, manufactures theremins and other high-quality electronic musical instruments. Founder Robert Moog created the famed Moog Synthesizer and the Minimoog Voyager XL. Mr. Moog passed away in 2005 but the company lives on and honors his amazing legacy.
The Jamba Juice juice and smoothie chain is making headway in schools across the U.S. The company is expecting to put its JambaGo kiosks in 400 to 500 schools by the end of the year. The company has already opened 30 kiosks in a pilot program. At a time when many schools are trying to […]
In the aftermath of a natural or man-made disaster, you don’t have to be a small business owner to get recovery assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration. But did you know that SBA’s disaster assistance program is the agency’s only direct loan program? Did you also know that SBA can provide assistance to communities […]
Dunkin’ Donuts’ new, all-Spanish-language Hispanic campaign marks the first use of its long-time tagline in Spanish: “América se Mueve con Dunkin’ (America Moves With Dunkin’).” The theme of the campaign — Qué estás tomando? (What are you drinkin’?) — parallels that of Dunkin’s multimillion-dollar general-market campaign, launched early last year. In the general-market ads, “average […]
Starbucks Corp. plans to triple the size of its work force and network of shops in China over the next three years. The company currently has about 10,000 employees for more than 500 stores in China, said John Culver, head of China and Asia Pacific business at Starbucks. He said the company would accelerate growth […]
A recent World Bank report has ranked Finland just outside the world’s top ten business environments. Now ranked in 11th place in the annual World Bank Doing Business report, simplification of its VAT and labour tax compliance systems have also seen Finland leap 31 places (from 59 to 28) in the bank’s annual Paying Taxes […]
Every Thursday night Selling New York on HGTV is chock-full of tips, tactics, diplomatic hints and marketing strategies that will help you run any type of business thanks to the stars: three human dynamos known as “The Kleiers”–Samantha Kleier-Forbes (left), Michele Kleier (center) and Sabrina Kleier-Morgenstern. This fun and dedicated trio is the reason we […]
They will come to park their cars at busy baseball stadiums this summer! Many stadiums around the country simply aren’t equipped with enough parking. Many fans will deal with long commutes and arduous searches around stadiums to find a place to park. ParkWhiz.com offers fans easy parking. Lot owners can post available parking spots on […]