Think that you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur and start your own small business? Before you take the plunge, ask yourself these 20 questions to make sure you’re thinking about the right key business decisions. Answering these questions will help you determine what you need to do, and help you find the […]
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Small business owners recognize the power of social media in engaging customers but most lack the expertise to apply the latest digital marketing tools to their businesses, according to a recent survey conducted by Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), the world’s largest office products company and second largest internet retailer. “Small businesses play a vital role […]
Subway founder Fred DeLuca opened his first sandwich shop at the age of 17, using $1,000 he’d borrowed from a family friend — and now he’s overtaken McDonald’s to turn Subway into the world’s biggest restaurant chain. The secret, he says, was an aggressive franchising policy that gave heavy discounts and incentives to restaurant operators […]
Powerteam International (PTI), a Personal Success Development company May 15, presents Global Success Conference, Inspiration 2020. Inspiration 2020 is a content rich training conference where entrepreneurial-minded attendees will have the opportunity to learn from business minds of today. These experts will share their secrets for making more in a month than most people make in a […]
Special Operations Chief (SEAL) Brian J. Carney, a 13-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, has spent the majority of his career in the SEAL Teams. Recently separated from active duty, he has returned home to western Massachusetts to launch his own business. Navy SEAL Adventure Racing’s “Bone Frog Challenge,” created by Navy SEALs, is an […]
More workers are turning to franchising as a way to finance retirement, as traditional methods of saving diminish. Joe Prendergrass, who owns multiple Penn Station East Coast Subs restaurants in Virginia with his daughter, said his franchising approach to retirement savings has already yielded a 30% return on his investment. Franchisees of CertaPro Painters and […]
Donatos Pizzeria has taken the lead to recruit employers for a summer hiring program designed to create jobs for 1,700 youths in central Ohio this summer. The program, created with $4.3 million in city and county funds, puts young job seekers through a training program and tries to match them with participating employers.
McDonald’s success in the Middle East is due in part to a growing middle class in the region, and brands looking to expand there should focus on supply-chain control, finding the right real estate and supporting franchisees, McDonald’s Middle East Development Company’s Managing Director Yousef Abdulghani said during the International Franchise Forum in Dubai, United […]