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Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show
Franchises

Franchise Players: From Making Minimum Wage to Running the Show

When she was 16, Dulce Luevano was making $5.15 working at CiCi's Pizza. Now, she owns her own shop.
Kate Taylor
The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally
Rebranding

The Internet Thinks Hershey's New Logo Looks Like Crap -- Literally

The 120-year-old company unveiled a new logo today, much to the amusement (and disgust) of commenters on social media.
Geoff Weiss
Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?
Starbucks

Can a Food Blogger Force Starbucks to Change Its Pumpkin Spice Latte?

Vani Hari has already convinced Subway and Chick-fil-A to make big changes. Now, she's taking on Starbuck's favorite fall drink.
Kate Taylor
Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?
IPO

Is Shake Shack Preparing for an IPO?

Sources say the burger chain is preparing to go public, cashing in on the fast-casual trend.
Kate Taylor
Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups
Financing

Investors Are Hungry for Food Startups

Traditionally a field dominated by technology and biotechnology, venture investors have developed an appetite for food.
Katie Roof
Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries
Burger King

Burger King Franchisees Aren't 'Satisfried' with Satisfries

Many Burger King franchisees are dropping the lower calorie fries after less than a year on the menu.
Kate Taylor
Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats
Legal Center

Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.
Geoff Weiss
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Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.
Entrepreneur of 2014

Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.

Our five finalists have made their mark in the worlds of gift cards, payment processing, food delivery, music packaging and chai tea.
Geoff Weiss
Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'
Mergers and Acquisitions

Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'

Caviar, which delivers meals from high-end restaurants that don't typically offer delivery, represents new territory for the electronic payments company.
Geoff Weiss
Customer Service

The Real Cost of Giving Terrible Customer Service

What you can learn from one startup that botched a delivery and lost me as a customer forever.
Carol Roth
This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It
Innovation

This Insane Ice Cream Changes Color When You Lick It

In an ice-cream innovation that seems straight out of Willy Wonka, a Spanish physicist-turned-chef is serving up scoops that change color as you eat them.
Kate Taylor
The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands
Innovation

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries.
Ryan Caldbeck
This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry
Restaurants

This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry

New Orleans-based meal-experience company Dinner Lab depends on participants giving their honest feedback on every course.
Catherine Clifford
Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon
Entrepreneurs

Why Entrepreneurs Are Jumping on the Drinkable Meal Bandwagon

Entrepreneurs' drive to be on the edge of innovation is leading to a new market for super-food slurries that aim to revolutionize eating as we know it.
Kate Taylor