Sara Blakely went from selling fax machines door-to-door to the world's youngest self-made female billionaire at age 41 when she turned $5,000 of savings into a booming business: Spanx.
You have a great idea for a business. You’ve tested it, maybe even sold a few items and now want to take it to the next level. Maybe you need some funding, a technical expert or you just need someone to run the business-side while you generate growth ideas. No matter your entrepreneurial situation, there will come a time when you discover that you can’t do it all alone. When you get to that juncture, you have two options:
Gigi Butler was a cleaning lady with just $33 to her name when she opened her first cupcake shop in Nashville, Tennessee, almost seven years ago.
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.