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Sylvan Learning, Inc. Converts 21 Corporate Centers To Local Franchises In Last Six Months

Sylvan Learning, Inc., North America’s most recognized provider of supplemental education, announced today it has converted 21 corporate centers to local franchises in more than 10 markets in the U.S.


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Father’s Day Frosty Weekend: Helping Foster Children Find Forever Families

This Father’s Day Weekend (June 20-21), Wendy’s is helping consumers to treat Dad and help foster children at the same time.


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DECKStraordinaire’s Beautiful Decks

I had an informative conversation with Rob Gainer and Patti Tucker from DECKStraordinaire this morning.


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Chick-Fil-A Going Up At College, Horsetooth

Get out of the water, fish; there’s a chicken that needs a place to roost.


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New Google Offer For Small Businesses

If you’ve been holding out for just one more reason to list your small business in Google’s Local Business Center, you’ve got it.


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Diedrich Coffee Completes Sale of Gloria Jean’s Coffees Domestic Franchise Operations

Diedrich Coffee, Inc., a leading roaster and wholesaler of the world’s finest coffees, has completed the sale of its Gloria Jean’s Coffees domestic franchise operations to Praise International North America, Inc.


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Unloading Your Stock

The IPO market has all but disappeared, and lofty merger and acquisition deals are unthinkable.


A Million Dollar Business From Unwanted Books

Last weekend on the Bloomberg Television program Venture host Cris Valerio spoke to the co-founder of Better World Books Xavier Helgesen.



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Old Cars Creating New Biz For Repair Shops

It’s not all bad news for the auto industry.