Partnerships

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At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient
Buy local

At Eataly, Local Suppliers Are the Key Ingredient

The New York City-based Italian megastore has developed strong relationships with local small businesses.
Jason Ankeny
5 Ways to Get Your First Customer
Thought Leaders

5 Ways to Get Your First Customer

The initial adopters of your product play a pivotal role for your company. They bring in revenue and can open doors to other purchasers.
Diana Kander
Think Big to Build Long-Term Credibility With Clients
Marketing Strategies

Think Big to Build Long-Term Credibility With Clients

Rise above your agency's narrow discipline, partner with other firms and view things from the perspective of the customer.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business
Starting a Business

5 Potentially Dangerous Decisions to Avoid When Starting a Business

Steer clear of these minefields in laying the foundation for your newly launched firm.
Robert Tuchman
Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships
business relationships

Richard Branson on the Value of Debate in Business Partnerships

To resolve conflicts with business partners, try humor, debate and when necessary, a strong drink.
Richard Branson
Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets
Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets

The generation born between 1945 and 1964 could give a startup some needed expertise and credibility. Here are five roles they can easily fit into.
Martin Zwilling
6 Critical Steps to Succeeding in an Untapped Industry
Success Strategies

6 Critical Steps to Succeeding in an Untapped Industry

Pioneers in new fields and innovators face extra risks. Here's how to venture forth wisely.
Tim Maliyil
7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You
Starting a Business

7 Musts to Make Part-Time Entrepreneurship Work for You

If you feel more comfortable keeping your day job while pursuing your business dream, follow these tips.
Martin Zwilling
The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships
Partnerships

The 5 False Expectations That Could Destroy Big-Brand Partnerships

On the surface, startups and big-name brands are businesses with a similar overarching goal: to make money. But crack the exterior, and you'll find that's about all they have in common.
Jason Kulpa
Partnerships

Collaborate or Be Killed

Don't venture into business with just a one-man army.
Kelsey Ramsden
How to Leverage a Celebrity Like Giuliana Rancic to Build a Business
Celebrities

How to Leverage a Celebrity Like Giuliana Rancic to Build a Business

Finding a brand advocate who's well-known and with a tremendous following can give your startup a tremendous lift.
Adam Callinan
A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships
Legal Center

A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement.
Carol Roth
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Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?
CEOs

Oracle Now Has Two Leaders, But Can These Arrangements Work?

With the announcement of Larry Ellison's stepping down, here are three tips for companies considering having co-ceos.
Doug and Polly White
Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.
Starting a Business

Great Idea for a Business, But No Experience? These Founders Prove It Can Be Done.

The entrepreneurs behind footwear startup Jack Erwin had no experience in shoes. Now, they're steering a million-dollar shoe brand.
Nina Zipkin