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100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom

100-Year-Old Jolly Time Pop Corn Offers Kernels of Wisdom

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Fourth-generation owners Garry and Carlton Smith share how their family-owned business has stayed fresh for a century.
March 12, 2014 in The 'Treps
The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

The Truth About the Cronut Creator's Cookie Shots at SXSW

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Thanks to a commitment to big ideas, a dessert became one of the breakout launches at SXSW.
March 10, 2014 in Marketing
Chiquita and Fyffes Merge to Create World's Largest Banana Company

Chiquita and Fyffes Merge to Create World's Largest Banana Company

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Two historic brands merge to create ChiquitaFyffes, a company expected to sell 160 million boxes of bananas annually.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
A New Kind of Trailer Park: Entrepreneurs Create Community for Mobile Businesses

A New Kind of Trailer Park: Entrepreneurs Create Community for Mobile Businesses

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Food trucks and mobile businesses find their homes in parks and malls.
March 10, 2014 in The 'Treps
Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

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The quirky chef will debut his Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots exclusively this weekend at SXSW, but may soon sell them at his New York City bakery.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Capital Management, which already owns grocery chain Albertsons, will purchase the 1,600-store Safeway chain.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Sbarro, a Food-Court Staple, May File for Bankruptcy as Early as Next Week

Sbarro, a Food-Court Staple, May File for Bankruptcy as Early as Next Week

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If 2014 is the year fast-food pizza dies, Sbarro may be the first victim. According to reports, the chain is preparing to file for bankruptcy.
March 6, 2014 in Franchises
Burger King Replaces Regular Fries With 'Satisfries' in Kid's Meals

Burger King Replaces Regular Fries With 'Satisfries' in Kid's Meals

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The burger chain's lower-calorie fries will now serve as the standard fry in Burger King's Kid's Meals.
March 5, 2014 in Franchises
Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole

Chipotle Says Global Warming May Mean the End of Guacamole

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The burrito chain has said that if climate change continues to adversely affect the weather, some options may be dropped from the menu.
March 5, 2014 in Franchises
Olive Garden Undergoes 'Brand Renaissance' as Investors' Criticism Intensifies

Olive Garden Undergoes 'Brand Renaissance' as Investors' Criticism Intensifies

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Yesterday, Olive Garden revealed a new logo and revamped restaurants. However, investors still want the chain to be cut off.
March 4, 2014 in Franchises
Franchise Players: From Piloting Planes to Fro-Yo Franchising

Franchise Players: From Piloting Planes to Fro-Yo Franchising

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Here's how Paul Hornick went from working as a stunt pilot to owning four Red Mango frozen yogurt shops.
March 4, 2014 in Franchises
McDonald's Wants to Run More Tests on 'Build-Your-Own-Burger' Concept

McDonald's Wants to Run More Tests on 'Build-Your-Own-Burger' Concept

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We'll soon see if McDonald's can keep fast food speedy and cheap while giving customers customization options.
February 28, 2014 in Franchises
Report: Quiznos Is Preparing to File for Bankruptcy

Report: Quiznos Is Preparing to File for Bankruptcy

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According to reports, Quiznos is moving towards its second major financial restructuring in the last two years.
February 28, 2014 in Franchises
Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks

Lunch Seekers: 3 Free Apps to Help You Locate Gourmet Food Trucks

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Dig into one of these appetizing apps and go get your local food truck grub on.
February 27, 2014 in Lifestyle
Desperate Measures: Olive Garden Revamps Menu as Investors Get Pushy

Desperate Measures: Olive Garden Revamps Menu as Investors Get Pushy

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Olive Garden added 20 new items to its menu, as investors call for its parent company to shed the struggling chain.
February 26, 2014 in Franchises
Fast-Food Chains Are Suddenly Going Bananas Over Breakfast

Fast-Food Chains Are Suddenly Going Bananas Over Breakfast

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From Taco Bell's new Waffle Tacos to McDonald's potential extended breakfast hours, chains are giving breakfast lovers something to talk about.
February 25, 2014 in Franchises
How Baskin-Robbins Is Trying Not to Disappear

How Baskin-Robbins Is Trying Not to Disappear

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Baskin-Robbins has been struggling in the U.S., but it's not giving up.
February 24, 2014 in Franchises
GrubHub Seamless Files for Tastiest Tech IPO Yet

GrubHub Seamless Files for Tastiest Tech IPO Yet

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GrubHub Seamless is the latest-consumer tech company to file for a confidential initial public offering.
February 21, 2014 in Technology
Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show as a CiCi's Pizza Franchisee

Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show as a CiCi's Pizza Franchisee

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When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop.
February 21, 2014 in Franchises
Wendy's Sells 70 Restaurants in Dallas, Continuing Refranchising Effort

Wendy's Sells 70 Restaurants in Dallas, Continuing Refranchising Effort

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As a part of a refranchising push to sell 415 restaurants to franchisees, Wendy's has sold 70 units in Dallas-Fort Worth.
February 20, 2014 in Franchises
Fresh Idea: Entrepreneur Puts Salad in a Vending Machine

Fresh Idea: Entrepreneur Puts Salad in a Vending Machine

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A visit to the vending machine can yield chocolate, chips or soda … but what about fresh vegetables?
February 19, 2014 in Business Ideas
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

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Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
February 18, 2014 in Startup Financing
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

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Chipotle premiered the first episode of its comedy series Farmed and Dangerous this Monday on Hulu.
February 18, 2014 in Advertising
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

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The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments.
February 18, 2014 in Venture Capital
Photos: Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

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Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
February 17, 2014 in Success Stories

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