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The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan
McDonalds

The 4 Things You Need to Know About McDonald's Turnaround Plan

Delivery, refranchising and a new organizational structure – here are the hard facts on how McDonald's wants to fix a broken system.
Kate Taylor
TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars
Navigation

TomTom Says Its Maps Are Destined for Self-Driving Cars

The Dutch navigation company's automotive division has won big contracts in recent months, prompting analyst upgrades and a 40 percent surge in its shares.
Step Away From the Foosball Table. Financials are Important, Too.
Growth Strategies

Step Away From the Foosball Table. Financials are Important, Too.

Entrepreneurs Andy Medley and Scott Hill built their Indianapolis marketing and promotions firm PERQ by nurturing office culture, sometimes to a fault. Employees still have fun, but their focus these days is on “winning” at business.
Sarah Max
6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction
Growth Strategies

6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
Paula Andruss
8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)
Starting a Business

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.
Paula Andruss
From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We
Entrepreneurs

From Profit to Purpose: Making the Shift From Me to We

Raj Lahoti on turning obstacles into opportunities.
Raj Lahoti
Groupon Moves Deeper in the Discount Space With 'Freebies'
Marketing

Groupon Moves Deeper in the Discount Space With 'Freebies'

The daily-deal site has added a new category to its repertoire that includes digital coupons, promotion codes, giveaways and samples.
Catherine Clifford
Mastering Change: What You Can Learn From KFC and Instagram
Growth Strategies

Mastering Change: What You Can Learn From KFC and Instagram

The most successful entrepreneurs know when to shift direction because their businesses need it. Here are three guideposts to help you along the way.
Debra Kaye
How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change
Growth Strategies

How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change

Adapting to change quickly is a key way to ensure your business enjoys sustained growth. Here are six ways to make sure you're ready.
Peter S. Cohan
How Online Direct Sales Saved This Luxury Business
Driving Business - Driving Success

How Online Direct Sales Saved This Luxury Business

The financial crisis forced Vero Linens to find a new target market.
Kelly K. Spors
The Big Company That Got Nimble
Growth Strategies

The Big Company That Got Nimble

Chinese Appliance maker, Haier Corporation, transformed itself from a small refrigerator maker to the world's largest appliance company by putting more power in the hands of employees.
Sarah Max
How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business
Starting a Business

How to Find a Personal Trainer for Your Business

College Trep AJ Agrawal dishes about how he and GreekPull co-founder built a stellar team of mentors -- and you can too.
AJ Agrawal
Brand Shop 'Taps' Into Its Expertise to Build Brewery
Starting a Business

Brand Shop 'Taps' Into Its Expertise to Build Brewery

With traditional advertising revenue shrinking, TBD of Bend, Ore., diversifies its branding business by selling craft beers.
Sarah Max
A Foodie Startup Nixes Web for Brick-and-Mortar Shop
Starting a Business

A Foodie Startup Nixes Web for Brick-and-Mortar Shop

Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model.
Sarah Max