As we celebrate our nation’s independence, we also celebrate the immense efforts and sacrifices put forth by our nation’s active duty and veteran military members. After serving our country, veterans…

If you’re planning to launch a new small business, there are a lot of things to consider. Startups inherently come with risks and you don’t want to rush through the…

The dictionary defines an entrepreneur as “a person who organizes and operates a business or enterprise.” However, there is so much more to being an entrepreneur than merely owning a…

Good employee relationships are critical components of not only running a small business but also helping it grow. Your business can’t scale without a solid team to push your operation…

There is no shortage of business opportunities available in the world. Aspiring entrepreneurs have their pick of business types that best suit their interests and needs. If you’re looking for…

Trade shows hold a wealth of information for aspiring entrepreneurs. Franchise trade shows, in particular, are fantastic places for would-be franchisees to network, learn more about the franchise industry and…

In the coming weeks, the International Franchise Association (IFA) and Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold a joint webinar for restaurant brand members interested in learning more about the Restaurants…

In the initial stages of starting a new business, one of the steps you absolutely cannot afford to skip is market research. There are many facets of market research to…

A lot of choices go into selecting the perfect location for your business to open its doors. You need to determine the right neighborhood, the right size building, the exterior…

As you near the final steps of your franchise selection and licensing process, you’ll be presented with a few documents. One of these is the franchise agreement—one of the most…