Growing a Business
News and Articles About Growing a Business
If you have a hunch your business model is sound and repeatable, doing some groundwork now can make it easier to franchise later.
Here's what you can learn from the former social media darling's decline.
Doing work for the federal government can help a small business grow, but figuring out how to secure a lucrative contract can be tricky.
Marissa Lippert used a Kickstarter campaign and social media to create excitement and a customer base for her brick-and-mortar shop, Nourish. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
Complete Nutrition, one of the fastest-growing franchises on Entrepreneur's 2012 Franchise 500 list, was forced to freeze new franchise sales for 15 months when its concept took off.
Starting a business takes passion -- and often a reality check. Here's how to know when moving on might be the best thing for your business.
From ignoring the competition to not making changes, don't fall victim to these business blunders.
Building a memorable brand begins with defining who you are, and then bonding with your customers so they won't ever forget.
Companies tend to be predisposed toward sales or technology, but rarely both. Still, you can make the most of your company's DNA.
The benefits of switching gears are being heralded left and right these days. And though it can be painful, it may be a strategy that businesses of any age can get behind.
Keeping a steady job can help sustain you and yours while your business is just getting off the ground. Here are five factors to consider before letting go of your 9 to 5.
Chobani's founder Hamdi Ulukaya tells the story of his company's modest beginnings and current growing pains.
In this Trep Talk Extra, the creators of a global beauty brand offer advice for small business owners looking to partner with a major player.
The recession may be over, but the lessons learned from that dark period will be hard to forget.
The founder of the Fair Trade certification program in the U.S. is dealing with the struggles that come with expanding a successful operation.
Forming a board of directors can help a business grow to the next level. Here are tips for recruiting and retaining one.
The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
For many small-business owners, the answer is probably more.
One great way to stretch a small marketing budget is to find a marketing partner that can help you boost exposure for your products.
On 'Restaurant Impossible,' top chef Robert Irvine swoops into town with a $10,000 materials budget and remakes failing restaurants. Here's why sometimes, even this splash of TV publicity and a quick fix-up isn't enough.
The startup has survived competitive challenges by following these three important principles.
Here's a quick history of the meteoric rise of the popular file-sharing app, which is being acquired by Facebook despite its absence of revenue.
Here's how to use the professional social network to find marketing prospects and more.
Women-owned businesses with sales over $1 million are growing. Here are three theories on why women are able to build bigger businesses today.
Young entrepreneur Peter Crabtree became an upscale chocolatier in 2005. When that didn't take off, he changed the business to an entirely new concept.