7 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Franchise Owner

Recently, I was sitting, drinking an iced latte macchiato at a well-known chain, when my wife said to me, “We spend so much time in here that maybe we should think of starting one ourselves.” Related: What You Need To Know Before Starting A Franchise Business Which she promptly followed up with, “I’ve always wanted to run my own

Trump Organization will walk away from its struggling SoHo Hotel in New York

The announcement came on his television show, “The Apprentice.” Donald J. Trump would open his second luxury hotel in New York, a “work of art” in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan that would become “an awe-inspiring masterpiece.” That was 11 years ago. The 46-story skyscraper, it turned out, was actually an albatross for Mr. Trump

This Millennial's Company Has an Important Global Impact — While Saving Customers a Ton of Money

As a fan of empowerment through business, I was interested in learning about how Walid Halty and his team at Dvinci Energy have utilized a turn-key, mission-centric formula to empower millennials in order to solve the world’s energy crisis. As a co-founder and chairman at Dvinci Energy, Halty has seemingly revolutionized the way solar companies operate,

Here Are the Rules the Government Just Proposed to End Net Neutrality

This story originally appeared on Business Insider The Federal Communications Commission, led by chairman Ajit Pai, on Wednesday released the final draft of a closely watched plan to reverse a policy of net neutrality, which bars internet service providers from blocking or slowing down web content. Net neutrality is the concept that all internet traffic should be

This Entrepreneur Finally Stopped Talking About Her Idea and Started Making It Happen. Now, She Sells Cookie Dough at Her Own New York Store.

It all started with a trip to a cookie shop. In this video, Kristen Tomlan tells Entrepreneur Network partner Jen Hacker how she and her friends decided they didn’t actually want the cookies — they just wanted the dough. Tomlan realized then and there that there was a hole in the market, and she started

6 Crucial Elements You Need, to Optimize Your Ecommerce Website

Ecommerce plays an increasingly integral role in both our online and offline lives. Whether we’re purchasing electronics, books, clothing or groceries, chances are we at least occasionally use an ecommerce platform to do so. Related: The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Ecommerce Platform So, have you ever thought about what makes some ecommerce websites more appealing

Senate tax bill could undermine tax-harvesting robo-advisors

The change would prompt Betterment to switch from the algorithm it currently uses to help investors identify the best lot to sell when selling a specific stock. The algorithm picks lots by first prioritizing losses before any gains. Within each category, the algorithm targets lots with the highest cost basis, which typically have smaller gains.