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[ 0 ] Jul. 28, 2011

TERIYAKI EXPERIENCE IN AIRPORT TERMINALS

Teriyaki Experience, an international Asian-inspired quick serve concept recognized for being the healthy alternative to traditional fast food recently opened its second airport location at the Tocumen Airport in Panama. The new location is part of an aggressive plan to internationally expand and develop into airport terminals. The quick serve restaurant is already established in […]

[ 1 ] Jul. 27, 2011

LOGO COOKIES: RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

Art & Style Baking proudly introduces their line of high-impact logo cookies, taking branding to the “deliciously memorable” level. “Logo cookies keep your customers talking about your business,” points out Christine Yocum, owner of Art & Style Baking. “Because of their novelty, when our logo cookies are used at corporate events, we’ve found that recipients […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 26, 2011

MACTECH CONFERENCE SET FOR NOVEMBER

MacTech Conference is a technical conference with one aim: to raise the level of knowledge for its attendees. Set for November 2-4 in Los Angeles at the Sheraton Universal in Universal City. “The whole idea of the MacTech Conference is to allow members of the Apple community to meet and exchange ideas,” said Edward Marczak, […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 25, 2011

BUSINESS OWNERS POLICY FOR SMALL BIZ

Hiscox, the first insurer offering U.S. small businesses the ability to purchase insurance direct online and in real time, recently announced the launch of their Business Owners Policy (BOP) offering in Arizona, California and New York, with coverage in additional states planned for later this year. The business owner’s insurance package (BOP) combines general liability […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 22, 2011

LAUNCH YOUR VACATION HOME RENTAL BIZ

Rent My Vacation Home operates its family of 83 websites designed to help owners of vacation rentals and home vacationers find each other in a Pro Setting with all aspects of online vacation rental management, including: Private-Label Online Availability Calendars, Real-Time Online Booking and Reservations Management, Credit Card Processing, Travel and Damage Insurance and distribution […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 21, 2011

TIME TO GET AN APP FOR YOUR SMALL BIZ?

Pizza Hut has introduced iPad and Android apps that expand on the chain’s successful iPhone app to let you order pizza from anywhere. New features of the apps, which launched Thursday, include access to the full Pizza Hut menu and limited time offers, guest checkout that lets customers order without checking in and a “most […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 20, 2011

BATHTUBS OUT, SHOWERS IN

Bathtubs are disappearing from many hotels across the USA, going the way of a mint on the pillow, as chains use the freed-up space to install ever more luxurious showers. Holiday Inn has gone from roughly 95% of its newly built hotels having tubs a decade ago to only 55% of new structures featuring them […]

[ 4 ] Jul. 19, 2011

ONLINE SALES FOR CREMATION COMPANY

The face of cremation has changed dramatically.   At least that’s the case at Smart Cremation of Redmond, Washington.  Meet Jill Larson, Senior Vice President of Smart Cremation who is announcing that her company is the first to have a “true” online sales component.  Jill is a part of a new generation of eco-focused and technology […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 18, 2011

NESCESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENTION

Comedian Marla Schultz www.marlaschultz.com turned a mishap in a ladies room into a business opportunity—one she hopes will prove beneficial not only to her and her partners — but also to millions of women who can now be liberated from schlepping large handbags — thanks to her bra pocket invention, The Racktrap.™ Schultz, a professional […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 15, 2011

MORE RETIREES ARE BUYING INTO FRANCHISING

From hair salons to real estate firms, fast food chains and interior decorators, franchisors are reporting a surge in the percentage of older owners in recent years – at Great Clips alone, the number of owners over 50 increased by more than 15% last year. Today’s 50-plus Americans are wealthier, healthier and more active than […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 14, 2011

BIG CHAINS ARE GOING ‘GREEN’ TO LURE MORE BIZ

Quick-service operators such as Chick-fil-A, KFC and Subway have recently embraced higher efficiency components. Meanwhile, McDonald’s, which began testing carbon footprint-reducing practices across its entire global system in 2007, has a handful of franchisees in its system exploring green innovations. For example, Cary, N.C., owner/operator Ric Richards installed NovaCharge electric vehicle charging stations at his McDonald’s unit in […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 13, 2011

Want To Build Biz? Check Your Facebook Page

Want to improve your customer service and build your business? Check your Facebook and twitter pages for comments.  Seventy percent of Americans said they are willing to spend more money at businesses that provide good customer service, according to the February survey. That’s up from 58% who said the same in 2010. Today, social media […]

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