A survey by BMO Bank of Montreal released today found that an overwhelming majority (91 per cent) of Canadian franchisees are optimistic that the economy will grow or remain the same this year.
Carla Thompson, founder of Austin-based womenâ€™s network Sharp Skirts, an organization that takes on the challenges of women entrepreneurs by building a network for sharing knowledge and experiences identifies one significant part of the problem: the â€œmompreneur.â€ It is a moniker that she finds especially derogatory.
Many would argue that fried chicken has nothing to do with health care.
The biggest problem in all of small business is not high rent costs or finding trustworthy labor or even heightened competition.
Yes, Virginia, there will be a Krispy Kreme store here.