Franchise Company Service Brands International Announces Leadership Changes For Mr. Handyman, ProTect Painters

Service Brands International (SBI), a privately held, multi-concept franchise company of home-service brands, announced leadership changes involving two of its franchise systems, Mr.


Pepsi Pink: Carbonated Strawberry Milk?

Just in time for Japan’s “winter party season” comes Pepsi Pink, a blush-tinted cola which should sell well in the homeland of Hello Kitty.


Truck Sales Up: Economy is Rebounding?

More than 7 million light trucks were sold in September, which was the highest monthly sales count for trucks in 3 and-one-half years going all the way back to March of 2008 (see chart above).

A Profitable Performance

Michael Da Silva Pearce turned his passion for the performing arts into a profitable and enjoyable business by launching his own LIPA 4:19 franchise.


The Scent Of Success

Debbie MacAdams didn’t plan to launch a second career after more than a decade at home, raising her family.

Church’s Chicken(R) Names Jim Hyatt Chief Executive Officer

Church’s Chicken, the global quick service restaurant chain, today announced the appointment of Jim Hyatt as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.


Starbucks Tips to Fund Startups

Bloomberg: Howard Schultz is giving new meaning to “start me up.”


Hiring Locally Didn’t Work

“It didn’t take me six hours to realize I’d made a heck of a mistake,” Mr.

Lawyers4Mumpreneurs Makes It Big By Keeping It Small – Founder Suzanne Dibble Crowned ‘Best Business Support’ At The Mumpreneur Awards 2011

Dragons’ Den veteran Duncan Bannatyne was among the judges who voted business lawyer Suzanne Dibble’s venture Lawyers4Mumpreneurs a winner at the national Mumpreneur Awards ceremony on Sunday 25 September 2011.

Red Mango Partners With Missouri Athletics

Red Mango, the chain rated #1 for smoothies and frozen yogurt in the country by Zagat, has signed a marketing and sponsorship agreement with Mizzou Sports Properties, the multi-media rights holder for Mizzou Athletics.