Raising the minimum wage in certain industries won't change the economic realities of what's causing the problem.
“Location, location, location” must be kept foremost in mind when deciding on the site for your bricks-and-mortar small business operation.
Apple announced at its developers conference on Monday that it would add public transit information to its Maps application. So? you may think. Didn't Google Maps have that years ago?
No business model is perfect, and franchising is no exception. There is always risk in a business venture, franchised or non-franchised.
The Poolwerx franchise in Australia has suffered greatly at the hands of disgruntled and vocal franchisees over many years to where franchisor John O’Brien commented recently - "
Scammers are getting better and better, learning from years of experience. Even their written English is improving.
Is your restaurant wasting more food than it should? What is that doing to your bottom line? John Krebs offers some practical suggestions.
As we explain in our new book, Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals For Dummies, a bad lease agreement may hold you back from making a good profit or even result in the closure of your business.
Another very good article talking to required potential franchisee due diligece was published by the Wall Street Journal today.
As a franchisee and tenant, you may already have some preconceived notions about commercial leasing. Here are some things that no one (except The Lease Coach) tells a franchise tenant:
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