Operations http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/operations The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Operations en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT The 6 Secrets That Will Help Your Hair Salon and Day Spa Succeed Even if you're still in the planning stages for your new enterprise, it's never too soon to start thinking about these six operational issues that will impact and contribute to the success of your business. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236745 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236745 Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin Be Agile to Protect Your Startup from Chaos A Navy SEAL explains how to move quickly to defend your business against outside threats. Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235179 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235179 Tanya Benedicto Klich 6 Things You Didn't Know About Your Financial Statements The information could be useful, if it's prepared correctly and you know what to look for. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233261 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233261 Gene Marks How One Sandwich Company Cracked the Franchise Top 10 A focus on franchisee selection, training and operations helped Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches reach number five on the Franchise 500 list this year. Thu, 02 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230295 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230295 Jason Daley Giving Ecommerce Customers What They Want (Infographic) When it comes to ecommerce deliveries, do customers value cost or speed? The answer might surprise you. Fri, 22 Nov 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229807 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229807 Linda Lacina If You Want to Keep Rockstar Employees, Set Them Free There is a new 'company man' culture brewing inside brands that want to maintain their cutting edge, according to David Armano, managing director at Edelman Digital. Fri, 13 Sep 2013 16:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/228368 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/228368 Bryan Elliott To Boost Efficiency, Rethink Company Culture In this case study, telecom startup Grasshopper explains how rethinking its values helped realign the company's goals, reduce turnover and find the cash to reinvest in itself. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226424 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226424 Amy S. Choi A Jointly Owned Franchise Gives Two Pilots a Second Chance After John Grassia and David Smith lost their jobs as pilots, they bought an Express Oil Change franchise to supplement their incomes. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225028 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225028 Jason Daley 4 Things to Do Before You Sell Your Business Sales of small businesses rose in 2012 and are expected to increase in the new year. Here's what you should do to prepare to sell. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225263 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225263 Brian Patrick Eha Why Your Business Needs an Operations Plan If you're sailing your boat without a rudder, you're going to lose control when the water gets rough. A growing business needs a sound operations plan to survive. Wed, 18 Jul 2012 08:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223973 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223973 Polly Schneider Traylor Need a Vacation? 4 Steps to a Business That Thrives Without You If your operation falls to pieces when you're not there, you're doing something wrong. Use these tips to create a sustainable system. Tue, 03 Jul 2012 03:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223919 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223919 Brad Sugars Lighting Up Your Store -- and Your Sales How to light your retail space to the best effect without breaking the bank. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223214 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/223214 Jane Porter How One Small Firm Replaced Its AWOL Site Designer -- Fast A stationery boutique owner had to do some serious bargain-hunting when she needed a web designer to add a 'shop online' element to her company's website. Tue, 11 Oct 2011 05:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220367 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220367 Jennifer Wang Google Declares War On Slow Web Pages In its ongoing quest to make Web apps as fast as desktop software, Google Page Speed Service accelerates Web page load times. Thu, 11 Aug 2011 00:01:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220106 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220106 Thomas Claburn What's in Store for Websites in 2011 From mobility to scalabilty, here's a look at the top trends in ecommerce for the coming year. Fri, 07 Jan 2011 00:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217817 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217817 Jennifer Shaheen Meet Your Mentor A new online matchmaker offers to connect small-business owners with volunteer advisors. Mon, 22 Nov 2010 14:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217736 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217736 Gwen Moran How to Choose the Right Tech Support for Your Business Use these tips when it's time for your company to find professional IT help. Fri, 22 Oct 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217462 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217462 Elsa Wenzel Moving On: Managing Your Website Migration A successful transition can be as easy as asking the right questions. Mon, 27 Sep 2010 13:40:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217355 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217355 Jennifer Shaheen How to Practice Safe Online Banking With some due diligence, you won't need an army of IT experts to keep hackers out. Wed, 23 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207234 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207234 Dal Gemmell The Best Blog Spot Creating a business blog may be a simple part of your online strategy, but how and where to host it? Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207162 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207162 Mikal E. Belicove