How To Spot A Bargain Franchise

The readymade convenience that franchises bring need not come at horrible cost.

Seattle Coffee Chain Hopes For TV Show Based On Sexy Baristas

Baristas Coffee, a local chain of “sexpresso” coffee stands, says it has a deal to develop a reality TV show based on its employees — “attractive girls who wear provocative costumes.” One scene not likely to make the cut: The federal lawsuit in September alleging the chain violated labor laws by underpaying its employees, giving them checks that bounced and cheating them out of overtime.


Small Business in Tough Economic Times

The following is a guest post from Kelly Austin.

Franchise Predictions For 2012

The year 2011 has provided many challenges for franchising.


MLM Business Innovation: Selling The Sizzle

In order to evolve as a business professional, you have to see yourself as a student of innovation.

Goddard Systems, Inc. Named A World-Class Franchise

According to a report published on the website,, Goddard Systems, Inc., the franchisor of The Goddard School®, has received World-Class Franchise® certification from the Franchise Research Institute® and FranSurvey®.

Esquires Coffee Houses Has Announced The Opening Of Its New Drogheda Store

In addition to the opening of this store, Esquires Coffee Houses is set to open new stores in Airside, Santry in March and Mullingar in April next year.

Barberitos Continues Expansion Push

Barberitos Southwestern Grille and Cantina has announced that franchise contracts have been secured for 10 upcoming locations.


Giving The Gift Of Information

Entrepreneurial memoirs, whether they are displayed as printed books or on electronic tablets, are a treasure chest of information and entertainment.