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[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

IFA Support for Changes in Affordable Health Care Definition of Full-Time

Sens. Joe Donnelly and Susan Collins have proposed a bill that would change the Affordable Care Act’s definition of a full-time employee from working 30 hours per week to 40 hours per week. “The bill will provide important relief from the Affordable Care Act’s mandates to both franchisees and small-business owners across many industries and […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Wingstop Looks To Hit 1000 Store Milestone In Five Years

Wingstop CEO Charlie Morrison has begun an aggressive expansion plan to increase the company’s global franchise locations from 580 restaurants to 1,000 in five years. Currently, Wingstop has restaurants in Mexico and 32 states, with additional franchises planned in Russia and Singapore.

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Weak Employee Engagement Efforts Affect Six Out Of Ten Firms

Temkin Group recently published a research report, State of Employee Engagement Activities, 2013, showing that only one-quarter of employees within large organization are highly engaged. This is an critical shortcoming because engaged employees are extremely valuable; they are more than twice as likely to do something good for the company that is unexpected of them, […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 6, 2013

Entrepreneurs Gather At Fifth Ag Innovation Showcase

The fifth annual Ag Innovation Showcase will be held Sept. 9-11, 2013 at the Danforth Plant Science Center (www.AgShowcase.com).  With food at the center of global attention, the event hosted by the Bio-Research and Development Growth (BRDG) Park, Danforth Center and the Larta Institute, will feature presentations by “outside-the-box” entrepreneurs with revolutionary technology solutions to […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Biotech and Craft Beer Association Partner To Advance Craft Beer Education

Alamo Yeast Labs and the San Antonio Cerveceros, both in San Antonio, TX, have partnered to create an educational complex that will focus on advancing craft beer education and industry in Texas, called Brewatory. Brewatory will house both Alamo Yeast Labs and the San Antonio Cerveceros headquarters, as well as, a taproom, educational classroom and […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Intuit Will Give One Small Business A Superbowl Ad

Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) is taking small business owners off the sidelines and putting them in the starting lineup. Its new program shares small business stories with the world and recognizes their contributions with more than $25 million in rewards and offers to help them succeed. Intuit Small Business Big Game by Intuit QuickBooks provides […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 5, 2013

Free Business Valuation Calculator Launched

A free business valuation calculator on ToolsAndExperts.com website now makes it easier to calculate the value of a business. It can be found at toolsandexperts.com by clicking on “Free Tools.” A convenient, interactive tool, the calculator provides immediate benefit to the business owner, manager, consultant and educator community who seek a tool for simple calculations […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 3, 2013

Startup Saturday: 10 Businesses You Can Launch This Weekend On A Shoestring Budget

Want to test the entrepreneurial waters with a business of your own and Be Your Own Boss? You don’t need a lot of money and you don’t need a lot of experience. Check out these 10 businesses you can start this weekend for $100 or less! Errand Service—If you’re organized and detail oriented, start an […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 2, 2013

The Growth Coach Welcomes Veterans To The Ownership Team

Being in the military isn’t like being a member of the civilian workforce. An entire country depends on you each and every day and the work you do literally changes and protects lives. So, for some, leaving military service to take a typical corporate job isn’t a thrilling move. And The Growth Coach, a leading […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 2, 2013

Win A Free Publicity Campaign For Your Small Business

The PR Group, a public relations agency in Clearwater, Fla., offers a free publicity campaign to the innovator with the best cutting-edge idea, invention or technological advancement, one which the world needs to know about. “Great ideas and inventions need to be accompanied by innovative publicity campaigns,” says Vicki Southard, president of The PR Group. […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 2, 2013

Friday Fun: TripAdvisor Names 10 of the Quirkiest U.S. Accommodations

Floating B&B, Giant Dog, and Desert Cave Among America’s Most Unique Properties TripAdvisor® recently announced 10 quirky accommodations in the U.S., as chosen by TripAdvisor editors. Travelers seeking a unique lodging experience can hunker down in one of these far-out accommodations, which include a larger-than-life beagle, a historic ferry and a subterranean B&B. “For travelers […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 1, 2013

2013 Small Business Convention Kicks Off With $40,000 Challenge

The Council of Smaller Enterprises’ (COSE) has announced that its highly popular Business Pitch Competition will take place this year at Kalahari Resorts in Sandusky and serve as the kick-off of the 2013 Small Business Convention.  The final judging in the third annual COSE Business Pitch Competition will be held Wednesday, October 23 from 5 […]

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