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After deciding to become a franchisor, building your franchise organization, and hiring franchise owners, what comes next? This is an exciting stage in the process-it’s the expansion phase.

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After deciding to become a franchisor, building your franchise organization, and hiring franchise owners, what comes next? This is an exciting stage in the process—it’s the expansion phase. 

To yield healthy growth, you’ll need to treat your franchise organization as you would any new endeavor. You’ll need to nurture your organization and support your franchisees. Fortunately, Rick Grossmann and Rob Gandley, who have 30 years of franchising experience, know exactly what’s required to expand your business. 

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Home Business Startups

It focuses on attracting a large number of customers. The first component of a valid business strategy is a clear description of your company’s current or desired core competencies.

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When you are ready to begin building your business plan, it is very helpful to ask yourself a series of thought-provoking questions to help develop the most strategic and most successful business plan for your business. Experts predict that the numbers of MNCs, joint ventures, and other international operations will rise as businesses seek to take advantage of economies of scale and the growth of new markets as a way of reducing costs and increasing profits. As the geo-graphic boundaries over which individual companies operate become less defined, the need for people who are able to manage international activities becomes more acute. Thus, international managers are becoming more important in the business world, and their success … Read the rest

Philipp Buschmann: Enabling Modern Banking Solutions through Advance Fintech Platform

The road to entrepreneurship is full of challenges and the one filled with unexpected dead ends. It can look exiting to launch a new idea and change into a business, but it requires many sleepless nights and years of hard work. Moreover, it takes patience to take the right decision at the right time. “An entrepreneur should be patient to wait for the right moment and curious enough to find out and feel that right moment when it comes,” asserts a tech entrepreneur, Philipp Buschmann. Philipp is the CEO of AAZZUR, a company connecting people to financial products and services that are relevant for them so they can manage their money easier and more wisely. A perfect blend of technical excellence and business acumen, Philipp is a serial entrepreneur, who also taken his first venture public. From starting as a developer in financial services to becoming an entrepreneur, Philipp’s … Read the rest

Made in Britain – Cheese on Towcest’

Having been made redundant during the Covid-19 pandemic, Mark Rodgers of Cheese on Towcest’ in Northamptonshire took the plunge and decided to launch his very own online cheesemonger business.

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I’ve always been obsessed with cheese and have always wanted to be a cheesemonger – I just love cheese and everything about it! A few years ago I started making cheese for friends and family, experimenting with different types and processes. By researching different cheeses and how they were made I developed a deeper understanding of artisan cheeses and the stories behind them including the amazing people who make it.

It was during the first lockdown in 2020 and being on furlough that gave me the push I needed to realise a lifelong dream to become a cheesemonger. I became aware of how the pandemic was affecting the cheese industry with stories of farmers having … Read the rest

Today is Malbec World Day. This is how it is celebrated in Mexico

Wines of Argentina celebrates the eleventh edition of Malbec World Day with a Mexico online store. The festivities run from April 15 to May 15.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.


This April 17 Malbec World Day is celebrated, an initiative that seeks to promote Argentine Malbec around the world, through a celebration that pays tribute to the flagship vine of said South American country.

Impulsed by Wines of Argentina (WofA) and with the support of the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Mexico, Malbec World Day (MWD) has been celebrated for 11 years with the spirit of sharing Argentine culture and identity with the world through the most outstanding wines of that nation, so that the glasses

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A Game Of Strategy And Luck

You must provide the right context when you describe situations, strategies, and other components of your plan. • Attack the market share leader within its primary target market.

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If you are starting your own business it is important to come up with a business development plan. This is the part where all your thoughts and ideas begin to take shape. Simply move through the whole outline, section after section. Start a Business Development Plan To-Do List in order to keep close track of the topics that will need detailed research, back-up information or statistics. Print out a copy after you are done and go over it a couple of time and making revisions as you go. For already established businesses, a business plan will enable you to objectively look at what is working well and areas for improvement. Many business plans are formulated by organizations … Read the rest

Roger Duffield: Providing Valuable Insights for Clients

Roger Duffield is the President at in2vate LLC® and has a comprehensive insurance background as well as a proven record of excellent communication and vision. Roger holds a track record of implementing a long-term vision and integrating technology to improve insurance requirements. in2vate is a risk management company that specializes in providing education and state of the art technology focused on reducing risk and improving the insurance process. Roger has been president of in2vate for 8 years and prior to that he was a senior leader at multiple large insurance providers. “Roger’s focus is on delivering the best quality of services to their customers.” – Dr. Jennifer Beaman Cohea, Executive Leadership Coach & Trainer Forbes Knowledge Innovation Center & Forbes School of Business & Technology.

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It was in the early 1990s that Roger Duffield began to leverage technology to improve efficiency for departmental reporting requirements. He achieved … Read the rest

FTSE 100 rises above 7,000 for first time in over a year

The FTSE 100 rose above 7,000 this morning for the first time since the end of last February, shortly after the pandemic triggered sharp falls in global stock markets.

The index rose for the fourth session in a row, adding another 46.02 points, or 0.7 per cent, to reach 7,029.52. It was led higher once again by its travel, banking and mining companies, which have been revitalised over winter in anticipation of a sharp bounceback in the global economy.

IAG, the British Airways owner, rose 5½p, or 2.6 per cent, to 212¼p; the high street bank Barclays rose 4½, or 2.5 per cent, to 189¼p; and the Russian steelmaker Evraz gained 12p, or 2.0 per cent, to 626p.

Ivan Sedgwick, investment director at the boutique finance house LGB & Co, said: “With the FTSE’s big weighting in resource stocks and financials, and its exposure to old economy companies, it isn’t … Read the rest

A New Commodity Super-Cycle?


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While most investors have their eyes on the Nasdaq or Bitcoin, it is interesting to note that the best performing asset class since the beginning of the year (excluding cryptocurrencies) is commodities. The price of Brent crude oil is back above $60 a barrel, copper is at an 8-year high, and palladium is back to where it was 6 years ago.

After being shunned in asset allocations for more than a decade, the idea of a return to grace for commodities is starting to gain momentum among strategists. Indeed, JP Morgan has just published research according to which commodities have started a new “super-cycle.”

Last October, we argued that certain conditions were indeed in place for a permanent turnaround in the commodity cycle. What is the situation today?            

A brief history of commodity super-cycles

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Understanding Social Media Algorithms To Master Social Media Marketing Guide

This will help you shortlist the channels that will help you deliver your content to the right audience. Attach any supporting documents such as your resume to the business plan as an appendix.

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Our Business Biographies are a superb tool for biographical information of industry leaders worldwide. Operating the business at scale means allocating and optimizing resources to get the greatest results and volume in all market segments. It is linked with optimization, not duplication, of efforts. Keeping costs under control while increasing the sales offers the opportunity for reducing costs and acquiring new customers, and more market share, without lowering the average margin (economies of scale). How can you achieve the targets you just set? Do you know how? Will that plan work? You may have to work backwards using the Merlin Method. (For those of you who don’t know, Merlin was a wizard who … Read the rest