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Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group

Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group

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

Cupcake Chain Crumbs Closes All Stores

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

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.
Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq

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.
Franchise Players: 'Cupcake Wars' Champ Takes on Franchising

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

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

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.
A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards

A Retail Extreme Makeover Provides Sweet Rewards

A Chicago cupcake company’s experience offers lessons on renovating an affordable, but neglected retail space.
Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake 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.'
A Roundup of Rivals in the Cupcake Craze

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.
The Innovators: Sweet Revenge's Marlo Scott

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.
How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

How Marlo Scott Ditched the Big Office and Big Salary to Get Her Sweet Revenge

Marlo Scott transcended the whole sticky-sweet cupcake trend with a genius concept--serve them with booze!
How to Find Sales Leads on Social Media

How to Find Sales Leads on Social Media

How a gourmet cupcake shop drove sales using social media without driving away customers -- and how you can, too.

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