Local http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/local The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Local en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235351 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235351 Gene Marks You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently. 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. Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234743 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234743 Geoff Weiss Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers. Staging the Anti-Conference That Will Pull in Young Entrepreneurs A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials. Tue, 13 May 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233804 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233804 Rebekah Epstein A confab that drew lots of youthful women in business provides lessons on how to tailor your event to attract millennials. Office Design Strategies From the Guy Who Dreamed Up Twitter's Headquarters Olle Lundberg, founder of Lundberg Design and the man behind Twitter's birdhouse-themed San Francisco headquarters, shares tips for improving office productivity and morale. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233244 Geoff Weiss Olle Lundberg, founder of Lundberg Design and the man behind Twitter's birdhouse-themed San Francisco headquarters, shares tips for improving office productivity and morale. Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches With good content and quality links, you can attract more visitors located closer to home and increase your business' sales. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232032 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232032 Jon Rognerud With good content and quality links, you can attract more visitors located closer to home and increase your business' sales. NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 14:29:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232853 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232853 Geoff Weiss When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal. In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232360 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232360 Jason Fell With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy. How This Company Is Looking to Rebrand a Whole City Arch Grants is looking to help St. Louis make its mark on the startup map with its grant program. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231470 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231470 Melanie Spring Arch Grants is looking to help St. Louis make its mark on the startup map with its grant program. Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market. Thu, 12 Dec 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230314 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230314 Laura Entis Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market. Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229713 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229713 Brian Patrick Eha A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing. Groupon Gets Up On the Localization Game. Finally!? As part of its 5th birthday redesign, the mobile application for the daily-deal site will automatically send you offers in whatever town you happen to be in at the time. Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229729 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229729 Catherine Clifford As part of its 5th birthday redesign, the mobile application for the daily-deal site will automatically send you offers in whatever town you happen to be in at the time. How a Franchise Owner Made Fast Food Local Anthony Ackil, co-founder of the farm-to-table fast food company, tells us why local fast food needn't be an oxymoron. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228392 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228392 Jason Daley Anthony Ackil, co-founder of the farm-to-table fast food company, tells us why local fast food needn't be an oxymoron. FOX's 'Sleepy Hollow' TV Show Is Scary Good for Local Businesses The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show. Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229609 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229609 Jason Fell The New York town that bears the same name is enjoying a solid tourism boost this Halloween thanks to the hit show. Breaking Bad to Jersey Shore: 7 Cities That Profited From Hit TV Shows From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/228718 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/228718 Stephanie Vozza From the small screen to a big economic boost -- small businesses in these towns cashed in from the success of TV shows. Jersey Shore Fire a Reminder of the Importance of Having a Tight-Knit Business Community A devastating fire on the New Jersey boardwalk last week serves as a wakeup call to business owners everywhere. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:11:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228437 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228437 Brian Patrick Eha A devastating fire on the New Jersey boardwalk last week serves as a wakeup call to business owners everywhere. A Foodie Startup Nixes Web for Brick-and-Mortar Shop Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228043 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228043 Sarah Max Freshfully started as a virtual marketplace for finding local food. When connecting buyers with their farm-fresh fare proved tricky, the Alabama startup shifted to a traditional street-side model. Jack Dorsey Makes the Rounds With Square The co-founder of Twitter and current chief of mobile-payment company Square is traveling across the U.S. and Canada to meet with business owners in the 'Let's Talk' series. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 15:58:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227814 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227814 Catherine Clifford The co-founder of Twitter and current chief of mobile-payment company Square is traveling across the U.S. and Canada to meet with business owners in the 'Let's Talk' series. Small-Business Owners: Working Harder, But Optimistic More than seven in 10 small-business owners say they expect to generate more revenue in 2013 than they did last year. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 06:02:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227008 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227008 Catherine Clifford More than seven in 10 small-business owners say they expect to generate more revenue in 2013 than they did last year. How Groupon Thinks It Can Become a $100 Billion Company Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse. Sun, 19 May 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226699 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226699 Henry Blodget Instead of just pumping out daily deals, the company wants to become a mobile, local commerce powerhouse.