Dallas Market Center: Product Search Contest

Dallas Market Center recently put out a call for entries for their contest The Next Big Thing.


New Trends in Snail Mail

Paper mail may be going the way of the dodo, but thanks to some major design upgrades, letter openers are here to stay.


Blackmarket NYC Food-Cart Permits Prices Jump

Monawara Sultana says her rent is going up: $14,000 for a two-year permit to run a food cart where she sells $1 hot dogs outside of Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx.

Yodle Debuts Targeted Display Ads For Local Franchises

Yodle has launched a display advertising network aimed at brand-name franchises, regional chains, and other multi-location businesses.

New Jersey Company Honored With Top Business Award

Jan-Pro Cleaning Systems of South Jersey and Delaware announces that they have been honored with the International Franchise Association’s prestigious “Franny” award, which they accepted at the Jan-Pro’s annual conference in Palm Coast, Florida on February 26.

No Stampede Of New Franchisees Under State-Based Legislation

Several of the submissions to the Western Australian supplementary franchise inquiry, which support the introduction of franchise legislation, propose that increased regulation will result in increased investor demand by potential franchisees.

AD Appoints Wadhawan Lifestyle As Its Master Franchisee

The first Spanish designer label, Adolfo Dominguez (AD) has signed Wadhawan Lifestyle Retail Pvt.

Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning® Launches New Franchise Website

In less than five years, Oxi Fresh Carpet Cleaning® has become one of the nation’s fastest-growing carpet cleaning franchises, leading company principals to make the decision to design a new franchise website.


Using Direct Sales To Weather The Economic Storm

“We had to get back on track and try to get back up that hill,” said Conneaut Lake’s Sharla Buzzard.


Involuntary Entrepreneurship Grows!

But the latest government data indicates that most people traveling the start-up road are doing so out of necessity – not because they have a great idea or have been moved by the entrepreneurial spirit.