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How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations
New Ideas

How One Franchisee's Product Idea Ended Up in All Locations

Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchisee Brad Shellen proves that, in franchising, creativity counts.
Tracy Stapp Herold
For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal
Franchises

For Franchises, Small Changes Are a Big Deal

Dealing with changes in operations can be difficult, particularly for a large franchise. Here's how some of the most popular chains are able to do it.
Welcome, Guesty: A Company That Helps Manage and Maintain Airbnb Properties
Sharing Economy

Welcome, Guesty: A Company That Helps Manage and Maintain Airbnb Properties

The company is a middle-man you never knew you needed.
4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers
Innovation

4 Reasons Why Leaders Need More Wave Makers

These innovators jump in and ask, "What can I do?" and initiate changes that can bring huge payoffs to an entrepreneurial operation.
Patti Johnson