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The Melting Pot Targets Portland, Maine for Franchise Expansion

The Melting Pot® Restaurants, Inc., the world’s premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, announced today that it is actively seeking franchisees on the East Coast to bring its interactive dining experience to Portland, Maine, naming the city as a target for future franchise development. The brand plans to enter Portland for

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What Is a Franchise? And Is Franchising Right for You?

A franchise, in its simplest definition, is a business opportunity that allows the franchisee (possibly you) to start a business by legally using someone else’s (the franchisor’s) expertise, ideas, and processes. Is franchising for you? This post could guide you toward a decision.

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Interview with Larry “Lo-Lo” White, Founder of Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Larry “Lo-Lo” White, the founder and namesake of Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles, a soul-food casual dining restaurant that is now offering a franchise. My questions are below in bold. Enjoy. Where did the idea for Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles come from? Lo-Lo: The Lo-Lo’s Chicken & Waffles

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Top 30 Blogs for Business Ideas

A reader wrote: Can you recommend a few other blogs about business ideas that I should read? Our answer: Sure, and we will do you one better! Below are 30 blogs about business ideas and opportunities we know you will enjoy: They are sorted alphabetically below. Bits Blog – NY Times tech blog Business Model

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These Business People Are Obsessively Good at What They Do

There’s a difference between someone who starts a business because they’ve found a profitable business idea, and business people who are absolutely driven, compelled even, to create the very best product possible. Have you seen the movie Jiro Dreams of Sushi? It is a documentary about sushi master Jiro Ono. His tiny, out of the

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