5 Retail Automation Trends that Can Turn Your Business to Gold

Automation is like the fabled king Midas, whose touch could turn everything into gold. All the industries that have embraced automation, changed beyond recognition. In the retail industry, the changes are visible. Automation is bringing new trends to the retail... Read more

PocketSmith: Financial Forecasting for Small Business

PocketSmith is a new web-based financial tool to help you predict cashflow.  Currently, the service is designed for individuals, but with just a bit of creative thought, small business owners can see how it will help them manage and forecast... Read more

11 Types of Difficult Customers and Ideas for How to Handle Them (INFOGRAPHIC)

A critical part of running a successful business is managing customers. If customers are served properly and they leave your business premises happy and satisfied, your business can grow and continue to succeed. However, if customers leave upset, it can really... Read more

Alyce Uses AI to Choose the Business Gifts Recipients Might Actually Want

That’s why a new company is trying to disrupt the corporate gifts market. Alyce is a new AI powered platform that gives businesses an easier and more effective way to select and send gifts to prospects, clients and other corporate contacts. Founder... Read more

Added Value Makes Dasheroo a Different Kind of Business Dashboard

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary Though still in it’s beta stage, Dasheroo offers unique value above and beyond more traditional business dashboard solutions. Factor in the fact that it’s free (freemium pricing is in the future) and Dasheroo may just become... Read more

Wheelys Low Cost Green Business Innovates Again With New Cafe on a Bike

Wheelys, the green low cost franchise featuring a full-service coffee shop and restaurant on a bicycle, is innovating again. The company recently launched a new bike cart called the Wheelys 5 Open Source. With over 550 bicycle carts and quasi-employees, the... Read more

Veteran Finds Dream Franchise — Caring for Others

When William Bruck first heard of the Visiting Angels franchise opportunity, he wasn’t interested. After two deployments with the U.S. Army, Bruck was working on his MBA and researching different business opportunities. He received a franchise information packet from Visiting... Read more

20 Chicken Franchises to Conquer Chick-Fil-A

The chicken franchise business is exploding. Chick-Fil-A has established itself as the top brand in this space, surpassing even KFC. And it’s becoming so popular that the segment as a whole has become major competition for other fast food restaurants... Read more

20 Mexican Restaurant Franchises to Challenge Chipotle

Aside from some recent food safety issues, Chipotle has achieved massive success in the Mexican restaurant niche. Though the restaurant isn’t a franchise aside from a few units that were sold early on, it does demonstrate the potential for other... Read more

21 Best Business Management Tools for Small Business

Selecting the best business management tools for your small business becomes super-complex when you add in one factor: integration. You see, management tools are supposed to automate tasks and save you time however, making your mix of solutions work together... Read more