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ENTREPRENEUR| Froots Smoothie stores take off

A MAN WITH A PLAN(Read his complete story>)
Froots Smoothie Founder David Lopez has franchised 30 stores from Arizona to Florida with others in Ireland and the Turks and Caicos.

Another 72 franchises have been sold and plans are underway to open at least 500 more in the next five years.

In addition to smoothies, the restaurants also offer salads and wraps.
Editor: These are kiosks. I see them everywhere now-a-days. At shopping malls, at cinema halls, and deft at college canteens.
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INNOVATE| Win $2,000 cash prize..Ideate!

Big Idea Group:Big Idea Group in Manchester, New Hampshire, conducts a number of Hunts and Contests for innovation-seeking companies. Hunts are searches for innovations or technologies in a particular area. Currently, they are seeking...

Ragu is seeking innovations to solve some of the challenges busy moms encounter in making pasta sauce meals. Innovations at any step of the process from planning to prep, cooking, and cleanup are welcome.The goal is to offer easier solutions for the mom who wants to create pasta sauce meals that nurture and please the entire family, allowing her to focus less on the meal process and more on being together.
Best ideas will be evaluated for licensing. In addition, the top submission will receive a $2,000 cash prize and four runners-up will receive $500 each.
Deadline is Jan. 23, 2008. Click here for more information.source:Idea Hunts