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[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2013

Dogtopia Continues to Boom in $55 Billion Pet Industry

Since Dogtopia launched in 2002, it has grown to 23 franchise and four company-owned locations nationwide, as well as five locations currently in development. Dogtopia’s design mirrors that of a chic, upscale spa. Laid out in a similar manner as a children’s daycare facility, Dogtopia has multiple playrooms to suit every dog’s personality and size. […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2013

Pearle Vision Franchisees See Six-Figure Sales

Pearle Vision, North America’s ‘largest and most trusted licensed optical brand’, recently announced its 2013 expansion plans within the United States, which includes the re-licensing of 34 locations in 10 states. With more than 520 eye care centers in the United States, Pearle Vision is now seeking to grow its national footprint and has identified […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 2, 2013

Why Small Biz Is The Key To Our U.S. Economic Success

Small businesses: o Represent 99.7% of all employer firms. o Employ just over half of all private sector employees. o Pay 44% of total U.S. private payroll. o Have generated 64% of net new jobs in the past 15 yrs. o Create more than half of the nonfarm private gross domestic product o Hire 40% […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 1, 2013

Anytime Fitness Earns Top Honors For Employee Satisfaction

Anytime Fitness was named best in its class in an annual survey ranking the state’s best companies to work for based on employee satisfaction. The company, which employs 110 people in Minnesota and more than 500 nationwide, offers activities through its “Ingredients Program,” including fitness boot camps, skydiving and volunteer opportunities, and tuition reimbursement for […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 1, 2013

Boston Market Parent Buys Johnny Rockets

Sun Capital Partners has acquired 300-unit Southern California-based ’50s-themed burger chain Johnny Rockets from private equity firm RedZone Capital, for an undisclosed amount. Sun owns several other restaurant chains including Boston Market and Fazoli’s.

[ 0 ] Jul. 1, 2013

3D Print Show Comes To London, Paris & New York

Promising to feature all of the newest and most exciting developments in 3D Printing, the world’s most talked about future-technology, 3D Printshow is proud to announce three new events. 3D Printshow London 2013 will take place at The Business Design Centre, Islington across 7-9th November, and 3D Printshow Paris 2013 will be held at Carrousel […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 29, 2013

Startup Saturday: 10 Ways To Investigate A Business Opportunity

Thinking of starting your own business this year, but don’t want to launch a business completely from scratch? Then consider a business opportunity often referred to as a turnkey business. With a business opportunity package you are purchasing a system of doing business that often comes with an instructional manual or a video. There are […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 28, 2013

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center Celebrates Opening of New Space

The Nashville Entrepreneur Center recently opened the doors of its new home, more than tripling its size and enhancing its ability to launch new companies and further position Nashville as a national center of entrepreneurial activity. In its 34 months of existence, the NEC has already screened 2,000 business concepts, launched 73 companies that now […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 28, 2013

MomPreneur Helps Stop Thumb Sucking With Fun Product

The concept of the product is to serve as a reminder of not to put that thumb in their mouths.  The Thumbuddy thumb puppets (Ballerina Sue or Fireman Fred) can be worn day or night as a positive reminder to stop thumb sucking. Creating the first positive teaching tool of its kind, this children’s book […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2013

Business Guide to Affordable Care Act Rules Now Available in Spanish

This week more than 750,000 copies of Sólo Los Hechos: La Ley del Cuidado de Salud y su Empresa, a business guide to federal health reform rules, will be distributed in Spanish language publications across California as part of an effort to provide Hispanic small business owners with accurate and unbiased information about the Affordable […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2013

The Power of Pinterest: 4Imprint’s Latest Blue Paper and Podcast

If a picture is worth a thousand words, organizations using Pinterest® can say a lot about their products, services, brand values, culture and personality. The Power of Pinterest, a new Blue Paper®, podcast and infographic from promotional products retailer 4imprint®, describes what Pinterest is, details Pinterest best practices and showcases how organizations may benefit by […]

[ 0 ] Jun. 27, 2013

Kauffman Foundation Offers Free eBook on Issues Related to Immigrant Entrepreneurs

With “smart immigration” still in the headlines, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is offering a free ebook to help more people understand the issues related to immigrant entrepreneurs and how current policies affect this important economic force in America. In his pivotal book, The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture […]

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