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Our blog is your source for concession industry tips and tricks. Whether you’re looking for unique ideas for fundraising, want information on creating a successful sweet shop in your grocery store, or need new ways to promote your gourmet popcorn business, we have plenty of information to inspire you. You’ll find new menu recommendations, marketing ideas, seasonal suggestions, and more. Feel free to scroll through all of our posts or browse by category to find relevant information for you.


Will Facebook Fade?

There’s a rumor floating around that Facebook will go public in the first quarter of 2012. This has caused some to speculate whether it’s a wise move to invest, considering it could burn bright then fade fast like MySpace

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Rewards of Owning Your Own Business

Recessions are a time when many workers consider going into business for themselves. Some of the most successful businesses — Burger King, FedEx and Microsoft to name a few— were formed by individuals looking for the type of freedom provided

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Watch Out for These 10 Common Small Business Mistakes

Opening a new business is an exhilarating and possibly daunting process. While there are countless rewards, financial and personal independence being at the top, there are common pitfalls that threaten every business owner. Below are 10 mistakes new business

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Offbeat Ideas Create Sales

If you’re ever in a rut on how to promote your business or new items to attract customers, start brainstorming completely off-the-wall ideas. Sometimes it’s the most outlandish ideas that grab the most attention and become instant money-makers. For

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Making Caramel Popcorn Easier than You Think

Caramel popcorn or “caramel corn” used to be directly associated with Halloween. But it has gradually become a popular snack food for just about any occasion and is sold in concession carts, food stands, and stores year-round. Trick or

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