Shortly after the purchase of their first home, Debra Cohen and her husband discovered an unexpected welcoming committee. First there was a bird that flew in through the chimney and then one night, she and her husband heard something scurrying around upstairs. When they went to investigate, they found a pregnant squirrel! Over the course [...]
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Tropical Smoothie Café has expanded its franchise since being acquired by BIP Opportunities Fund, opening 40 new locations and entering into 41 new franchise agreements last year. The company currently operates 336 locations and plans to open 40 additional units nationwide in 2013. “The combination of our well-managed growth plan, healthy menu innovation and effective [...]
By Benjamin Lederer, Sage North America Businesses place significant reliance on social media to support sales, marketing and customer support goals. An organization’s social channels allow it to reach customers instantly, understand customer needs, gauge brand sentiment, see how it compares competitively and much more. Many business professionals are gaining greater access to their company’s [...]
Small business owners and decision makers are fairly optimistic about revenue projections, with 92.5% expecting their revenue to be flat or up in 2013, according to the latest Small Business Marketing Forecast by Ad-ology Research. This annual study, now in its 5th year, also reveals that small business decision makers are investing their revenue back [...]
Restaurant owners can win a $25,000 media package by adding new products SCA, the maker of the Tork® brand of away-from-home paper products, recently announced the launch of the Stand and Counter Xpressnap Signature napkin dispensers, adding to North America’s No. 1 napkin dispenser family. The Xpressnap family of napkin dispensers launched in 2003, and [...]
This year, year-end planning poses a bigger challenge than ever before. The fate of many tax incentives taxpayers have grown accustomed to over recent years will likely be unknown until Congress and the Administration come to a decision next month. With the prospect of higher taxes in 2013, individuals need to make an effort to [...]