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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.

Why Selling Fudge is a Smart Business Decision

Discover the top reasons fudge can be a best-seller at your location! Learn more from Gold Medal and Sweet Selections® Fudge.

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Live Love Pop: Making a Difference with Ready-to-Eat Snacks
Lauren Mariel started her popcorn company after her mother was diagnosed with cancer. Find out how she’s using Live Love Pop to make a difference in the world.
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8 Things You Should Be Doing to Close the Sale

Taking a lead from introduction to closing, isn’t what it used to be. Every customer’s journey is different and in sales you have to be flexible to meet their needs. There is no one-size-fits-all approach. However, there are certain skills

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Solving Partnership Business Disputes

A business partnership often leads to differences of opinion, ending in disputes that can negatively affect the business. To make matters worse, partners in business are also often family members, creating personal problems, as well as difficulties within the company

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New Business Ventures: Is There Ever a “Good” Time?

Starting a new business is a rewarding and exciting time, but it can also bring with it more than a bit of anxiety. With so much talk about economic recovery and the ongoing uncertainty in the economic climate, it’s not

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Tips For Increasing Small Business Profits

As one year ends and another one starts, business owners are looking at their revenues and profits for the year and making plans for a better new year. Unfortunately, for many, the profitability of their business may not have reached

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Importance Of Creating An Ongoing Business Plan

One of the basic steps of starting a new business is the creation of a documented business plan. Not only is this needed for securing business loans and financial backing, it is an integral part of preparing a business for

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Establishing Business Goals for the New Year

Every year, when the ball drops and the calendar changes over, people begin making their New Year’s Resolutions. Many of those resolutions will be abandoned by spring, but there is some value in setting and actively working towards goals at

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