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Why Superchef David Chang Is Risking His Perfect Restaurant Record for a Delivery Startup
'Things are changing so fast in food that if you're still using what worked for you in the past, you're screwed.'
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This Startup Turns Table Scraps Into Profit
Detroit Dirt picks up organic waste from the area, composts it and then sells the dirt for growing produce within the city.
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How the Founder of Dylan's Candy Bar Built an Irresistible Brand
Founder Dylan Lauren explains how she broke through a sugar-stuffed market to build one of the most beloved sweets brands in the world.
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Rising to the Challenge: Incubator Looks to Help Women Immigrants Start Their Own Food Business
Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez spent much of her career in NGOs, and learned that the food industry held many opportunities for low-income immigrant women -- if only they knew how to break in. So in 2007, she found a way to open those doors: She’d bake b
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Rising Through the Ranks: What One Franchisee Learned Starting at the Bottom
When Amol Kohli took his first job at a Friendly’s restaurant in Philadelphia, he was 15 and had one goal in mind: work his way up to manager, so he could beef up his college applications. He set out to become indispensable, learning every position i
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The Power of Trying: Why You Must Take Leaps Into Unknown Territory
The more we take risks and search for new passions, the more versatile and capable and satisfied we'll be tomorrow.
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After 30 Years of Experimenting, an Education Franchise Is Finally at the Top of the Class
The owner of the The Learning Experience explains how his plan for small, sustained growth slowly grew into a robust franchise operation with a national presence.
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The Heat Is On: How Drybar Continues to Blow Past Its Competition
When Alli Webb launched Drybar in 2010, she invented a new industry -- and now the competition is heating up.
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Why Fitness Franchises Are Booming
With aggressive expansion strategies and low membership costs, fitness clubs are looking to rapidly expand -- and franchisees are lining up to get in on the action.
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3 Proven Strategies on Taking Breaks That Will Help You Become More Productive
Working for long, uninterrupted hours, day after day, may make you feel productive, but, in reality, it's likely hurting your performance.
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The Best Franchises for Any Budget
We ranked the top 50 franchises for three different budgets: less than $100,000; $100,000 to $500,000 and more than $500,000.
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How the Founder of Zola Grew Her Bottom Line by Giving Away Free Products
To grow its business, the CEO of the wedding-registry website added new services -- and gave them away for free.
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Cheers: How a Tight Knit Group of Fun-Loving Friends Motivates a Beer Pioneer
The founder of Harpoon beer explains how it is the experiences with friends and loved ones that inspired him to open his brewery.
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More Emails, More Sales? The Surprising Argument For Aggressive Email Marketing.
Don’t annoy your customers. If there’s a cardinal rule of email marketing, that’s it. Thus, most marketers describe the ideal email strategy as a careful balancing act between frequency and engagement. Sure, you need to send enough emails to stay on
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What to Do When Your Product Goes From Beloved to Hated on Amazon
Think Board got trashed in Amazon reviews, and it was the best thing to ever happen to the company.
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How This Entrepreneur Got Ahead by Screwing Up
Often catastrophes are not only salvageable but they can lead to some of the most valuable client relationships you'll have.
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From Cupcakes to a Musical Instrument Room, Step Inside the Dropbox Office
At its San Francisco-based headquarters, the Dropbox culture is all about collaboration and a playful work culture.
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6 Ways You Are Holding Your Business Back -- and What to Do About It
As your business grows, your original road map may not be the best path to success. But letting go of your vision (and control) is not easy.
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Through Thick and Thin: How to Find a Co-Founder Who Will Last
A business partnership is like a marriage. Embrace the courtship.  Q. I’m about to start my own business, but I want someone to help juggle the responsibilities. How do I find a co-founder who’s the right fit? -- Elizabeth l. To co-found or not to co
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Scaling the Right Way: The Founders of Chopt, Dos Toros and Dig Inn Share Their Secrets
The leaders of these fast-casual restaurants explain why quickly scaling doesn't solve problems, the importance of collaboration and creating a career path for employees.
Entrepreneur12 min readFood & Wine
As Bobby Flay Cooks Up an IPO, Can He Still Remain the Hands-On Guy?
Used to calling his own shots, Flay will soon find out what happens when he lets everyone else into the kitchen.
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HelloFresh Thought People Wanted Beautiful Food. They Didn't.
After realizing its brand positioning wasn't resonating with customers, the company decided to mess things up a bit.
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Finding Your 'Stress Sweet Spot' to Perform at Your Best
When you hear the term "peak performer," what do you think of? Odds are it’s someone who routinely operates under intense stress, getting the job done regardless of the difficulties. We think of athletes, lawyers, astronauts. But in their groundbreak
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Why a Thriving Business Decided to Expand -- by Buying Into Two Franchises
The family behind a landscape company decided to go wider, not deeper, by investing in two different franchise systems.
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Want to Change Your Business Model? Answer These 3 Questions.
Here are a few pointers on figuring out the best way to grow your business and keep it sustainable for years to come.
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An Experimental, Tuition-Free Program Is Teaching Business Lessons Using Hip Hop
Budding entrepreneurs are using lessons from music-industry moguls to learn how to run their own businesses.
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How the CEO of Smoothie King Went From Small-Business Owner to Wearing the Crown
Under his leadership, Smoothie King plans to open an additional 125 locations and bring its global storefront tally to 950 in 2017.
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Why Young Entrepreneurs Are Better Positioned to Succeed
With less obligations and responsibilities, young entrepreneurs can put more focus and time into their startup.
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How This Company Thrived by Ditching Most of Its Customers
By trying to create a luxe water bottle for the masses, Grayl built a product no audience wanted.
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Krispy Kreme Fell Apart, Then Came Back Strong. Here's How.
Ah, that smell! The smell of featherlight, just-out-of-the-fryer doughnuts covered in a sugary glaze. The smell so good it drew lines of single-minded devotees, zombie-like, to the wholesale factory during the only time they were allowed to buy them
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