Chocolate, Growth and Publicity: A Sweet Story of Success [Video]

Chocolate, Growth and Publicity: A Sweet Story of Success [Video]

At the 2014 Small Business Summit, Sarah Endline, CEO of sweetriot, makers of  natural, healthy, yummy chocolate treats and snacks created in a socially responsible way, shares how her small town upbringing influenced her entrepreneurial journey.  Starting with the vision for her business and then working her way through discovering her delicious, guilt free chocolate, Sarah shares [...]

Dell Survey: Owners Optimistic About Small Business Growth and Investing in Technology

Dell Survey: Owners Optimistic About Small Business Growth and Investing in Technology

There’s something incredibly resilient about Americans, who despite downfalls, tend to remain positive about the country and its economic potential. Recently, reports showed increased optimism among consumers, with the consumer confidence index for May hitting a five-year high. According to a new Dell research study about small businesses, these sentiments are echoed by small business [...]

App of the Week Utilizes Social Network Connections for Business Growth

App of the Week Utilizes Social Network Connections for Business Growth

Business gurus perpetually preach that developing new connections and staying connected are crucial strategies in making businesses grow. The best proof of this argument can be gleaned from the success stories of social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter, where only a few years back these are mere startups with just a few hundred users [...]

Lessons from 1-800-Flowers: Make Your Business Bloom in 2011

Learn how a single flower shop in Manhattan became the world’s largest florist with revenues expected to exceed $1 billion in this video. Chris McCann is President of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and is responsible for the Company’s overall performance and direction. Under his guidance, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has earned a reputation as one of the leading multi-channel retailers in [...]