How I sold cookies to the Russian Army, kindergartens, and major network operators
A businesswoman from Khabarovsk bought a tiny line for the production of cookies. I found a recipe, gathered a team and cheerfully got down to business. And after a couple…

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Shadow purchases of state and municipal companies
Artur Kurbanov talks about the situation with procurement of state and municipal companies in Russia and gives advice to entrepreneurs on how to overcome difficulties on the way to effective…

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Comparison of direct and reverse franchises: which is more profitable?
Evgeny Dobrinin compares two types of franchises - direct and reverse, lists the advantages and disadvantages of each option and explains which one is more convenient and profitable to work…

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“No legs – no cartoons”, or How a business refuses to serve 40 million potential customers

Emma Kairova describes the issue of the low level of business attention – small and large – to the problem of access for people with limited mobility to the entire spectrum of client opportunities – from cafes and restaurants without ramps – to pick-up points of online stores
According to the Ministry of Labor, in the Russian Federation 12+ million people have this or that form and degree of disability – this is more than 8% of the country’s population. And there are more than 40 million people (and 28%) of those who can be ranked as the so-called low-mobility groups (MGN). And this is a huge market share, the interests of which the business traditionally does not take into account when making decisions. Continue reading

A check-list to launch your franchise

Many owners of a retail business that grows to a medium or large size are thinking about selling their own franchise. The scheme provides a lot of advantages for the franchisor — this seems to be evidenced by the number of companies offering their franchises. Kirill Popov, entrepreneur and co-founder of the interior design project ordering service, talks about the advantages and pitfalls of this process izidizi.com, formerly head of the Coffee Like chain and co-owner of the Laser Pro epilation salon chain, which is distributed throughout the franchise
Three facts that you need to know before you start your own franchise:

Developing your own network is more profitable than selling a franchise. Continue reading

How to conduct a memorable webinar: 3 conditions
Natalia Kuzmenko shares three conditions for organizing and preparing an effective webinar that keep listeners until the end of the speech and motivate them to get feedback Webinars are gaining…

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Ocean's 10 friends negotiation model: issues that help establish cooperation
Andrey Tolkachev talks about the method of conducting effective negotiations with representatives of the business community, explains how to build a special chain of issues that allows you to create…

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What to do with an advertising campaign in Yandex.Direct" and Google Ads during the holidays
What to do with an advertising campaign in Yandex.Direct" and Google Ads during the holidays How can businesses prepare their advertising campaigns in Yandex in time?Direct" and Google Ads for…

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"Millennials choose fresh roasting." What happened to the coffee market in Russia during the year — Poster research
The growth of the "takeaway coffee" format, the filter instead of Americano and the fashion for the hario funnel-the company for automating cafes, restaurants and stores Poster analyzed the purchases…

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