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Crumbs's Comeback Begins With Grand Reopening and Pastry Mashups
Crumbs Bake Shop

Crumbs's Comeback Begins With Grand Reopening and Pastry Mashups

Crumbs is celebrating its reopening under new owners Marcus Lemonis and Fischer Enterprises with 'Crumbnuts' and 'Baissants.'
Kate Taylor
Dessert, Re-Designed
Franchises

Dessert, Re-Designed

American food franchises are offering treats that satisfy refined tastes.
Crumbs Buyer's Bid Goes Unchallenged as Chain Prepares to Emerge From Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

Crumbs Buyer's Bid Goes Unchallenged as Chain Prepares to Emerge From Bankruptcy

Lemonis Fischer's $6.5 million bid for the cupcake chain went unchallenged by the public, meaning the final sale of the company is less than a week away.
Kate Taylor
Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group
Food Businesses

Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group

The recently shuttered cupcake chain could stay open with financing help from an investor group.
Katie Little
Cupcake Chain Crumbs Closes All Stores
Cupcakes

Cupcake Chain Crumbs Closes All Stores

A week after being delisted from Nasdaq, Crumbs has abruptly closed all 65 locations nationwide.
Kate Taylor
Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead
Food Businesses

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated, say the duo behind one of the nation's leading cupcakeries.
Geoff Weiss
Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq
Cupcakes

Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq

The largest cupcake chain in the U.S. is set to delist, after failing to meet stockholder equity requirement.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: 'Cupcake Wars' Champ Takes on Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: 'Cupcake Wars' Champ Takes on Franchising

After helping Sweet Arleen's win its third challenge on the Food Network show 'Cupcake Wars,' the cupcake chain's front-of-house manager opened a franchise of his own.
Kate Taylor
Cinnaholic Says Cinnamon Buns Are the Next Cupcakes, And 'Shark Tank' Agrees
Shark Tank

Cinnaholic Says Cinnamon Buns Are the Next Cupcakes, And 'Shark Tank' Agrees

The founders of Cinnaholic want to make their customizable cinnamon rolls a national brand. Here's how they snagged $200,000 on 'Shank Tank.'
Kate Taylor
Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business
Growth Strategies

Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business

A budding entrepreneur in Illinois had her business featured by local press. That's when the trouble started.
Ray Hennessey
A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards
Starting a Business

A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards

A Chicago cupcake company’s experience offers lessons on renovating an affordable, but neglected retail space.
Gwen Moran
Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business
Starting a Business

Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business

Nothing can catapult a business into the big time like staring in a reality TV show. We check in with one young entrepreneur who scored a win on 'Cupcake Wars.'
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
A Roundup of Rivals in the Cupcake Craze
Finance

A Roundup of Rivals in the Cupcake Craze

On the day Crumbs Bake Shop begins trading on Nasdaq, here's a look at some of its inventive competitors.
Teri Evans
The Innovators: Sweet Revenge's Marlo Scott
Entrepreneurs

The Innovators: Sweet Revenge's Marlo Scott

Entrepreneur Magazine's April Innovator and cover story profile shares her thoughts on inspiration, innovation and launching a business in a downturn.