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How to Remove Your Business from Pokémon Go

While many businesses find being a Pokemon Go location a boon to profits, others find it to be a nuisance. If you would like to get your business removed as a Gym or PokéStop, here are the steps to take:

Wendy’s Reports Credit Card Breach Is Much Bigger but Attack Hits Only Franchises

DUBLIN, Ohio—The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ:WEN) reported yesterday that the number of restaurants that was hacked for customer debit and credit card information is much greater than the 300 that it first described back in February.

EB-5 Visa Program Funds Miami Airport Hotel

Developers find that EB-5 funding often carries lower interest rates than regular financing.

Want to Be More Productive? Stand Up!

A study has found that production increases dramatically when workers stand at their desks rather than sit.

Franchise and Multi-Location Company Strategies to Cope with Online Reviews

Once Amazon introduced its online book reviews by readers, which others found exceptionally helpful, it wasn't too many years before there were Yelp, Google, and other review sources, which are likewise relied on by many in arriving at a decision on where to spend their money.

To Hire Quality Millennials, Give Them What They Want

Business owners often struggle with hiring and keeping good workers. To bring quality millennials, who are roughly between the ages of 19 and 36, into your business you need to know what they want from a job, says Dr. Ernie Post, who works

Hire Superior Summer Employees for Your Restaurant

Two specialists give pointers on hiring good summer help.

Grow Your Business by Hiring Nurturing Leaders

Many of us unconsciously believe that women in leadership roles should be like men—whether we will admit this or not. Certainly, this view has gained support in research of successful leaders:

Arianna Huffington: Sleep Vital to Success

Kentucky state fair, cowboy taking a napBusiness owners often have so many must-do tasks that they shortchange their sleep, chronically getting less than that optimum that will boost their energy and clear their fogged brains.

Negotiating Free Rent for Franchise Tenants

As explained in our new book Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES, free rent is just one negotiable factor in a commercial lease. Even if you did not receive a rent-free period when you signed your first lease, you may be eligible for one when you renew (although you may have to work harder to get free rent on a renewal).