Expansion http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/expansion The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Expansion en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT 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. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235538 Nina Zipkin 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 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. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235491 Moritz Plassnig 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 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. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235141 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235141 Geoff Weiss 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. 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. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234866 Christian Lanng 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 co-author of 'Roadside MBA,' out today, reports on how various firms plotted their diversification or arranged for economies of scale. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233410 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233410 Michael Mazzeo A co-author of 'Roadside MBA,' out today, reports on how various firms plotted their diversification or arranged for economies of scale. 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. Fri, 23 May 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234163 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234163 Pete Canalichio 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 From having the cash to meeting established goals, look for these indicators before you leap. Mon, 19 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233231 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233231 Paula Andruss From having the cash to meeting established goals, look for these indicators before you leap. 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. Mon, 05 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233602 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233602 Emily Buchanan 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 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. Thu, 01 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233508 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233508 Russ Reynolds 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 Cloud-based companies that scale fast may reach a point when their infrastructure won't be able to support them. Wed, 30 Apr 2014 18:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233510 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233510 Mark Stockford 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 Set a strong foundation of core values but let each work facility develop its own personality and practices. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233434 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233434 Stirling Cox 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? The coffee company that positions itself as the anti-chain is poised for an ambitious expansion. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232913 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232913 Laura Entis 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 Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232135 Geoff Weiss 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? Some of the country's busiest airports are being re-imagined. Here's what to expect and how it will transform your next trip. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231857 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/231857 Elaine Glusac 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. How NASA and private space firms are trailblazing the giant leap to the final frontier. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231521 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231521 Kim Lachance Shandrow How NASA and private space firms are trailblazing the giant leap to the final frontier. 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. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231326 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231326 Kari Warberg Block 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 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. Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231186 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231186 Geoff Weiss 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 American cities are investing time and money into upgrading their airports. Sat, 01 Feb 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231067 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231067 Harriet Baskas American cities are investing time and money into upgrading their airports. The Hurdles of Scaling Globally While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges. Thu, 30 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231111 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231111 Venkat Eswaran 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 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. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230307 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230307 Jason Daley 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.