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Franchisees: The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media
Franchise

Franchisees: The Do's and Don'ts of Social Media

Social media is a key way for franchisees to promote their business. Here are 12 big do's and don'ts.
Joe Prusha
Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
Startup Kit

Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month
Trep Talk

Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month

The founder of whiskey company WhistlePig brings all new employees up to his farm in rural, middle-of-no-where Vermont for at least a month. It's costly both in time and money, but he says it's worth every penny.
Catherine Clifford
Subway's Grand Plan to Take Over America
Subway

Subway's Grand Plan to Take Over America

Subway's vision of America's future: hummus, thinner slices of meat and 8,000 new U.S. shops.
Kate Taylor
Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business
Startup Kits

Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business

Get the details on just what you need to consider when purchasing the cart, truck or kiosk from which you'll run your mobile food business.
Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators
Delivery

Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
Kate Taylor
Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products
Coca-Cola

Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
Kate Taylor
Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients
Startup Kit

Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients

Here are six places to consider when purchasing the food and supplies you'll need for your mobile food business.
You Won't Guess Which Pizza Toppings Could Boost Sales the Most
Pizza

You Won't Guess Which Pizza Toppings Could Boost Sales the Most

Hello, lobster and prosciutto. A new report finds that bold flavor mashups can help pizzerias boost sales.
Kate Taylor
Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business
Startup Kit

Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business

Good food and service with a smile are imporĀ­tant, but if nobody knows you're serving, you're out of luck. Find out how to market and promote your mobile food business.
The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.
Food Businesses

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

A new study shows that when customers pay more, they perceive their food as tastier.
Kate Taylor
The One Menu Item Most Affected by Chipotle's Price Hike
Chipotle

The One Menu Item Most Affected by Chipotle's Price Hike

Chipotle announced earlier this month that it would be raising prices, but one item on the menu is bound to see a greater increase than the rest.
Kate Taylor
Chef Jamie Oliver on Getting the Magic Right
Behind the Brand

Chef Jamie Oliver on Getting the Magic Right

Good work depends as much on creativity as it does on focus and planning.
Bryan Elliott
Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.
European Union

Europe Doesn't Want American Apples. Here's Why It Doesn't Matter.

The impact of an ostensible ban on U.S.-grown apples is mostly a blow to the ego, though the broader food industry should pay attention.
Kate Taylor