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[ 0 ] Sep. 5, 2011

Top 20 Most Expensive Cities In The World

Based on 38 goods and services, Numbeo.com cost of living survey for mid 2011 was conducted by more than 14000 independent contributors who entered more than 145600 prices. The most expensive cities (excluding rent) are Stavanger and Oslo in Norway, followed by Zurich and Basel in Switzerland. In Numbeo’s survey, New York is used as […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 5, 2011

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi: The 5 Leadership Principles That Guide Me

Female business leaders hold an advantage over their their male counterparts because they nurture and add humanity to the position, PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi said during her keynote address at BlogHer last week. “Women globally represent 70% of the buying decisions around the world,” Nooyi said. ”There’s a shift happening among women in the world.” This […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 29, 2011

Subway’s First Employee Helped Design Logo

Subway’s recognizable yellow color scheme and logo are the brainchild of Dick Pilchen. The 71-year-old was the first employee with the company, hired to help market the fledgling concept at the request of founders Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck. Pilchen is now a multi-unit operator of Subway, co-owning five stores throughout Massachusetts. He anticipates […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 29, 2011

Yellow Pages Are Still Working For Most

We can’t count out the Yellow Pages just yet. The print and online Yellow Pages are still the most trusted information source for consumers shopping locally, even though use of the print pages has declined, new research shows. But print still has power; print Yellow Pages and white pages still outrank search engines in terms […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 29, 2011

SBA Loan Helps Bring New Drink To Market

In October, 2010, Crio Inc. opened its doors and began selling a new drink called Crio Bru — roasted and ground cocoa beans that brew like coffee. Over a four-month period sales skyrocketed, exceeding $65,000. Crio hired three full-time employees and three part-time employees to keep pace with sales and production. “Grinding the cocoa beans […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 22, 2011

Business Building App From W Hotels

W Hotels has an iPhone app that enables you to book a room, order room service, send messages and view special offers. The free iPhone app, which became available on iTunes May 20 from W parent Starwood Hotels, detects your location and displays hotels 16 or 17 miles away, for example, enables you to post […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 22, 2011

Innovate & Fine-Tune To Grow Your Business

Entrepreneurs must listen to the marketplace and innovate, fine-tune their product/service offerings to grow new business. McDonald’s is a great example. Every April McDonald’s India executives hold an offsite meeting to chart the brand’s future growth plans and consider modifications to its menu. At the 2009 meeting, the team felt that while McDonald’s India had […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 22, 2011

Companies Most Likely To Be Forgiven By Shoppers

A new research report published by Temkin Group, The 2011 Temkin Forgiveness Ratings, provides information about the willingness of consumers to forgive companies if they make a mistake. The research is based on a survey of 6,000 US consumers who had recent interactions with 143 large US companies. USAA, Costco, and Amazon.com came out on […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 15, 2011

Consider A Tie-In Sponsorship To Boost Biz

Jersey Mike’s Subs goes pink, launching a six-month fundraiser, “Mike’s Way to a Cure®,” benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.  Starting in May, the multi-faceted initiative will run through October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month. “So many people are affected by breast cancer – either themselves or they have a sister, a mother, a daughter […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 15, 2011

Email Marketers: 6 Steps To Boost Your Newsletter I.Q.

StreamSend, a leading email marketing software provider, is an expert source for businesses all over the world looking to use email newsletters to build their customer connection. Email newsletters create loyalty, build credibility and trust, and create a sense of community. But there are guidelines to doing it right, as StreamSend reports. “Virtually every business […]

[ 1 ] Aug. 15, 2011

Games On The Go Announces Franchise

GAMES ON THE GO®, a pioneer in the “Mobile Arcade & Entertainment Industry,” announces its franchise opportunity. Providing a “true arcade experience” to the consumer in a safe environment and at an affordable price point, the company is poised to accept new franchisees in the markets of Florida, Georgia, North/South Carolina and Alabama. The games […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 8, 2011

Workshop In Business Opportunities (WIBO) Annual Awards Dinner

Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO), the New York City-based nonprofit organization that provides business skills and training for entrepreneurs, honored three prominent New York businesses for their business success and contributions to under-served communities at its 45th Anniversary Celebration and awards ceremony. Held at The Ailey Studios in Manhattan, the event recognized Queens native Daymond […]

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