The drive thru has been a staple in fast food America for a long time. Want to grab a bite of food and go? Many will drive up to a McDonald's, Burger King, or a Wendy's. Driving through a line took a back seat to web orders and parking outside the restaurant, waiting for your … Continue reading The Resurgence of the Drive Thru
A recent report has stated, while unemployment is low, wages haven't changed. What does this mean? Chances are that the growing number of 'gig workers' who exist in our economy may actually be self-reporting as employed, although they are not technically employed. Independent contractors fall through the cracks when reporting employment stats. They are not … Continue reading The Gig Economy is Skewing Unemployment Rates
Not long ago, Heinz moved it's ketchup operations out of Canada into the US. While this is great news for Americans, this has caused a bite in profits. Why? French's is Canadian made and grown. Their ketchup is creating loyal customer's throughout the country, causing Heinz to lose its footing. Canadians are proud to support … Continue reading The Great Canadian Ketchup Battle
The younger generation is not only inspired by us, we are often inspired by them. I am a touch too old to fall on this list, but I can say I love seeing the impression my generational comrades are making in the business world. Inc. has shared it's list of 30 under 30, and I … Continue reading Young Entreprenuers you Should Know: Inc. 30 Under 30
Is your local mall losing business? Maybe now is a good time to jump on board with a new trend: coworking. As more businesses leave the brick and mortar business behind, they are also leaving buildings open for new opportunity. That means those businesses switching to an ecommerce business style want places away from home … Continue reading The Death of Malls Leads to New Trend: Coworking Offices
Over the past couple weeks we have discussed marijuana, the business opportunities, and the heavy tax costs they pay to exist. Today we are tackling the topic of government intervention in this industry. One short sentence can explain it all: Government is smothering the legal marijuana industry! It is 2019, and the majority of the … Continue reading The Death of the Marijuana Industry Before They Can Start: 4/20 Friendly
In today's world, there is a cake for everything. Birthdays, holidays, retirements, buying/selling a home, and the list continues. The trend has moved on to include divorces and, more recently, having a vasectomy! Cake encompasses much of what makes us happy. If it is to be celebrated, then cake is involved. Getting fixed is one … Continue reading Does it Cake? Turning Great Moments into Cake Celebrations!