Ken Switzer, CFO of Marco’s Pizza, didn’t let the frozen credit market stop his company from expanding its development portfolio to 1,200 new stores. He shares what your brand’s best options are for financing.
Negotiating a lease for a second location is like planning for a second marriage: The ground rules are similar, but you’re still starting all over. Attorney Randall Airst offers some tips to help protect your interests.
Severe winter weather did not dampen December retail sales as shoppers took advantage of heavy promotions and last-minute deals. According to the National Retail Federation – one of the world’s largest retail trade associations – December retail sales, which excludes automobiles, gas stations, and restaurants, increased 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted month-to-month, and 4.6 percent unadjusted year-over-year.