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Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo?

Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo?

Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans.
Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers.
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

While running a small business is already a massive undertaking, the need to think globally from the start is vital if you want your company to grow to its utmost potential.
A Cross-Country Trip Uncovers Profitable Strategies of U.S. Firms for Growth

A Cross-Country Trip Uncovers Profitable Strategies of U.S. Firms for Growth

A co-author of 'Roadside MBA' reports on how various firms plotted their diversification or arranged for economies of scale.
Brand Licensing Provides More Outlets for Profit and Exposure

Brand Licensing Provides More Outlets for Profit and Exposure

By finding a partner, a company can strategically compete with competitors and expand to new products and locations.
6 Signs Your Startup Is Ready to Expand

6 Signs Your Startup Is Ready to Expand

From having the cash to meeting established goals, look for these indicators before you leap.
Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market

Breaking Into a Volatile (But Rewarding) Emerging Market

While emerging markets can be a little unstable, they can also offer a plethora of opportunities. Entrepreneurs just need a little bit of strategic thinking to identify these circumstances.
5 Tips for Handling Rapid Expansion

5 Tips for Handling Rapid Expansion

While rapid expansion may be a great problem to have, it can be a challenging time. Here are a few pieces of advice on dealing with quick growth.
 How the Cloud Could Huff and Puff and Blow Your Business Down

How the Cloud Could Huff and Puff and Blow Your Business Down

Cloud-based companies that scale fast may reach a point when their infrastructure won't be able to support them.
How to Make Your Second Office Not Feel Like a Neglected Stepchild

How to Make Your Second Office Not Feel Like a Neglected Stepchild

Set a strong foundation of core values but let each work facility develop its own personality and practices.
Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion.
TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond.
Is This the Airport of the Future?

Is This the Airport of the Future?

Some of the country's busiest airports are being re-imagined. Here's what to expect and how it will transform your next trip.
Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

Entrepreneurs on the Moon? NASA Takes a Step in That Direction.

How NASA and private space firms are trailblazing the giant leap to the final frontier.
Navigating New Market Terrain

Navigating New Market Terrain

While almost every entrepreneur dreams of scaling beyond their state borders, understanding the hurdles of expansion can be tricky. Here are a few pointers.
Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce.
Travelers, Rejoice: These U.S. Airports Are Getting Makeovers

Travelers, Rejoice: These U.S. Airports Are Getting Makeovers

American cities are investing time and money into upgrading their airports.
The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

With the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
Sonic Looks to Conquer Tougher Markets on Encouraging Q1 Results

Sonic Looks to Conquer Tougher Markets on Encouraging Q1 Results

The drive-in chain is continuing its expansion with franchised restaurants in California and New York.
Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.
Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

Going Global: The Secret to Being Everywhere at Once

While scaling a business globally can be an exciting, it can also be challenging. Jamie Wong of Vayable offers up advice on how a lean startup can scale internationally.
Apple Becomes China's Third Highest Smartphone Distributor

Apple Becomes China's Third Highest Smartphone Distributor

The iPhone 5 is the best-selling smartphone around the world, and Apple could be number one in China by January if a deal with China Mobile goes through.
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.

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