GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - March 2009

How to Buy a Retail Franchise for Sale

Are you considering buying a retail franchise? Finding the perfect retail franchise for sale will enable you to make an excellent return on your investment.  There are many different types of retail franchises for sale and the following tips will help you find a retail franchise opportunity. Business Background Needed There are quite a few [...]

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Jim Sinegal: Costco Co-Founder And CEO

Jim Sinegal may not have a prominent name as far as consumers are concerned, but he most definitely does in the world of business. As the co-founder of Costco, Jim Sinegal has offered millions of people discounts for a number of years now. He has offered consumers a winning formula and thus is most definitely [...]

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Jennifer Lopez, JLO Exposed: Actor, Singer And Entrepreneur

Jennifer Lopez has one of the most recognisable faces in the world. As an artist in the entertainment industry she has had immeasurable success over the years, with numerous number one singles and albums all over the world and several film credits to her name. However, she is not given the credit she deserves for [...]

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Asa Candler: The Coca Cola Entrepreneur

When considering the people that could be described as the greatest entrepreneurs of the 19h Century, Asa Candler is one man that has to rank high on the list. Asa Candler may not be a household name today, but his brand and legacy live on and no doubt will continue to do so beyond our [...]

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Jenna Jameson – Porn Star And Entrepreneur Extraordinaire

Jenna Jameson is not your average, run of the mill entrepreneur. In fact, she has taken an extremely unconventional path to wealth. Born Jennifer Marie Massoli on April 9, 1974, Jameson is one of the pornography industry’s leading moneymakers today as a result of her porn empire, entitled Club Jenna. However, her rise to entrepreneurial [...]

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Business Brokers & M & A Intermediaries & the Art of Letting Go: Value for Your Company, Confidence in the Acquisition

If a business broker or M & A Intermediary is doing his or her job correctly, both sides win.  The seller is comfortable with the business opportunity or acquisition presented and the value placed on his company meets or exceeds expectations.  The buyer is confident that his best interest is at heart and the business [...]

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How To Get Franchise Financing

Franchise financing is essential in the marketplace today because it can make all the difference between potential entrepreneurs having the cash to invest in a proven business and ultimately missing out on what could have been the best opportunity of their lives. Until recently, franchise financing was limited but the surge in demand for franchises [...]

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How to Buy a Beauty Salon or Barber Shop For Sale

There are many wonderful opportunities available to buy a beauty salon for sale or even a barber shop for sale.  The key is to investigate in your local area or even do an Internet search to find a beauty salon or barber shop for sale. Owning a beauty salon or barber shop can be a [...]

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Carlos Slim Helu, Grupo Carso – Latin America’s Richest Man

In early 2008, the Forbes Rich List noted that two people had amassed a personal fortune exceeding that of Bill Gates, the long-term head of the list. One of those men was Carlos Slim Helu. The entrepreneur made it to number two with $68 billion as a result of his amazing business acumen and his [...]

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Biography Of King Gillette – The Gillette Company Entrepreneur

Today, many men and women use safety razors to get rid of excess hair on their bodies but just under a hundred years ago that was just not possible. Blades were forged and extremely dangerous to use if you were not skilled enough. However, one man effectively revolutionized modern grooming techniques – King Gillette. Without [...]

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Tough Times Never Last, Tough People Do

Rising food and fuel prices, unprecedented home foreclosures and a decline in the value of the U.S. dollar are current causes of consternation for economists and consumers alike. Business owners, too, are concerned about what declines in profitability may be in store. While some of the greatest minds continue to debate the length and depth [...]

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3 Employee Training Tips for Managers

When you became a manager, there’s a good chance that you didn’t realize that providing employee training would become a major portion of your job. However, it’s a fact that teaching is an essential function of every managerial job. When you’re in charge of managing and motivating other workers – no matter how small or [...]

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How To Buy A Car Dealership For Sale

Material possessions seem to be everything today – the house, the car, the clothes, the gadgets and so on, so it is in every entrepreneur’s best interests to tap into that whenever possible. It is how most people actually make their money so all of the above industries make fantastic investment opportunities, none more so [...]

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Tips On Meeting Your Prospective Franchisor

Buying a franchise is undoubtedly an excellent way to get your first taste of business and a first chance to get your foot on the entrepreneurial ladder. Getting a start in business can be the hardest thing to do if you are at a loss as to where to begin or just do not have the [...]

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Steve Jobs: The Biography Of Apple’s CEO, Chairman And Co-Founder

Steve Jobs is not really a household name, unlike his counterparts in the Information Technology industry. However, that is not to say that one cannot learn entrepreneurial skills from scrutinising his work because it is entirely possible to do so. In fact, despite his relative lack of fame, the achievements and investments that this entrepreneur [...]

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Why You Should Build Your Reputation

Reputation in business is everything. It helps you build trust and credibility with your customers and contacts; it can help persuade someone to buy from you if they’re not sure and it’s also far easier to raise your prices if people perceive you as an expert. Building your reputation is one of the most important [...]

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What Is Considered A Good Franchise Investment?

If you are considering making a franchise investment in your future then there are probably only two things on your mind – entrepreneurial success and financial stability. However, to achieve both then you have to choose the right franchise to begin with and that starts with looking into the return that you will get on [...]

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How To Buy a Florist / Flower Shop For Sale

The flower industry is one of those areas of sale that will always have customers.  There are the holidays, special occasions, weddings and even funerals that all require the use of a florist.  Finding a florist business for sale can be an extremely profitable business to invest your hard earned money in. Local Florist or [...]

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Richard Branson: The Virgin Group Billionaire Entrepreneur

There are very few British entrepreneurs who are better known than Richard Branson. He is a world-renowned figure as a result of his sheer determination to use one brand to establish a presence in numerous industries and consumer driven sectors since the 1970s, which is extremely impressive given that he was once almost bankrupt. The [...]

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Marketing vs Tech…Consumers Need Voice in Driving Products

On any given day you will find a group of engineers or programmers huddling in the back room, sitting in the corner of the coffee shop, or gathering around the most recently divorced individual’s kitchen table to plan the next major new company built on breathtaking technology. The hard fact is…we really don’t need more [...]

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