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6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season
Small Business Saturday

6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season

Buying from small businesses strengthens the backbone of the economy.
Carol Roth
This Maker Aggressively Expanded Her Business Without a Traditional Loan. Here's How.
Funding

This Maker Aggressively Expanded Her Business Without a Traditional Loan. Here's How.

Have more demand than you can fill? This new spin on financing can help.
Michelle Goodman
McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?
Make More Happen

McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?

The chain plans to serve up some different options early next year.
Nina Zipkin
At This Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Discouraged
Food Businesses

At This Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Discouraged

With its 'low-interaction dining,' food is the focus at Ichiran, a popular chain in Asia that recently expanded to Brooklyn, N.Y.
Stephen J. Bronner
The Important Entrepreneurship Lesson From Jessica Alba and Sarah Michelle Gellar
Starting a Business

The Important Entrepreneurship Lesson From Jessica Alba and Sarah Michelle Gellar

Both women had careers as actors, but they were inspired to start businesses based on personal needs.
Stephen J. Bronner
Facebook Adds Food Ordering Feature
Facebook

Facebook Adds Food Ordering Feature

Users will also be able to get quotes from businesses, buy movie tickets and book appointments at spas and salons, Facebook said in a blog post.
This French Foodie Sensation Is Coming to the States
Entrepreneurs

This French Foodie Sensation Is Coming to the States

In France, he's a celebrity. In America, he's nobody.
Uber Launches Global Assault on Food Delivery Market
Uber

Uber Launches Global Assault on Food Delivery Market

In a measure of rising ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber will begin delivering meals in Amsterdam on Thursday.
Why It's a Great Time to Be in the Food Business
Make More Happen

Why It's a Great Time to Be in the Food Business

Jen Moore, Founder of Meez Meals, explains how she simplifies people's lives.
The Tech That Helped This Restaurant Fix Its Scheduling Woes
Business Optimization

The Tech That Helped This Restaurant Fix Its Scheduling Woes

This natural-foods restaurateur found a system that helps her plan.
These Entrepreneurs Hope to Use Garbage to Change the Way America Grows its Food
Agribusiness

These Entrepreneurs Hope to Use Garbage to Change the Way America Grows its Food

California Safe Soil's technology turns organic food waste into an ultra-nutritious crop fertilizer.
Catherine Clifford
Activia Maker to Acquire U.S. Organic Foods Group Whitewave in $12.5 Billion Deal
Acquisitions

Activia Maker to Acquire U.S. Organic Foods Group Whitewave in $12.5 Billion Deal

The purchase will help the French company to pursue affluent consumers by adding WhiteWave's popular health food offerings such as Silk almond milk, Earthbound Farm Organic salad and Horizon organic milk to its product range.
How This Man's High School Job Evolved Into a Food-Franchise Career
Franchise Players

How This Man's High School Job Evolved Into a Food-Franchise Career

In the late 90s, John Gulledge was a high school student hungry for work and experience. Today, he's a successful franchisee enjoying his just desserts.
Carly Okyle
How This Salad Franchise Freshened Up Its Image and Menu to Appeal to Smarter, Health-Conscious Customers
Saladworks

How This Salad Franchise Freshened Up Its Image and Menu to Appeal to Smarter, Health-Conscious Customers

Saladworks reinvents itself for a smarter, savvier and more health-minded customer.
Tracy Stapp Herold