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On a Wednesday afternoon in August, the row of luxury cars includes a Range Rover, a tricked-out Cadillac Escalade, and a $250,000 Bentley. And there are clues that reveal their owners’ surprising source of wealth. The black Bentley’s plates read DD 2222, and the cream-colored Escalade has two thin racing stripes in orange and pink, accented by a tiny icon of a foam cup labeled DD.
Back in the middle of the last decade, eBay, the massive auction site, was in trouble.
In October 2007, eBay admitted that Skype, a company it had acquired for $2.5 billion two years earlier, was actually worth less than half of that.
During the third quarter of 2007, eBay lost money for the first time as a public company.
PayPal cofounder and serial entrepreneur Max Levchin told The Wall Street Journal that he's decided to take the reigns as the new CEO of Affirm, the finance startup launched out of his technology incubator last year.
If your business is doing well and attracting the attention of potential franchisors, there are few factors you should consider before going into business. For small businesses especially, franchising can be a great way to expand your customer base and business model.
But franchising can also bring more responsibility and differing reputations of your company. Before you begin the process, look through a few of these questions and suggestions to better determine if your small business should look into the franchising market.
In the contemporary world, you will be able to find numerous businesses flourishing with the help of excellent strategic planning and business policies. The professionals, who make the strategies, are experienced and learned ones. They advise different types of public relations policies to the authorities of the firms, which help in the upgrading of the image of the companies and promotion of their products and services.