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Opening a Restaurant? A Guide to Understanding Restaurant and Bar Regulations

If you’re thinking about starting a bar or a restaurant, one look at all the rules and regulations involved might make you throw up your hands. While all startup businesses have to get licenses and permits, bars and restaurants have to jump through many more hoops to ensure the food and beverages they serve are …

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Personalize Yelp Based on Your Dietary, Lifestyle Needs

Whether you’re a gluten-free pet owner who likes hiking and brunch or a vegetarian parent who loves donuts, farmer’s markets, and breweries, Yelp can help. The business directory is rolling out a new experience that allows users to tailor their app based on interests, diet, and lifestyle. “We’re starting an open conversation with people to …

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Can a New Restaurant Ever Be Too Successful?

Given the dismal failure rates for new restaurants (some reports put it as high as 90%), it is heartening to watch a local restaurateur succeed with a new restaurant. But can a successful new restaurant ever be too successful? Being “too successful” may sound like a nice problem to have; after all, how can you …

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How to Use Location-Based Mobile Marketing to Promote Your Restaurant or Bar

Location-based mobile marketing is a growing trend—and for owners of independent restaurants or bars, it can be a great way to reach your customers when they’re on the go (and hungry or thirsty). This year, 2.18 billion people are expected to use mobile phone messaging apps and that number is expected to grow to 2.48 …

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Opening a New Restaurant or Café? Here’s How to Beat the Odds and Stay in Business

By Liviu Ungur Let’s say you’ve decided to open a restaurant or a coffee shop. Chances are you’re heading toward disappointment. Six out of 10 restaurant businesses fail to make it past their first year, so you may conclude that this is a gamble. Or is it? What do the other four eateries do differently …

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Business Lessons Any Entrepreneur Can Learn From a Failed Restaurant

Many people dream of opening a restaurant. The idea of being a successful restaurateur has become more popular and glamorized in recent years with the rise of celebrity chefs and TV cooking shows. However, the reality of running a restaurant is often unglamorous, expensive, and stressful! Many restaurants struggle to make a profit, many restaurants …

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