5 Things To Know About Small Business This Week: May 17
PayPal announces "Cash for Registers;" small-business optimism improves; Kabbage expands financing to bricks-and-mortar businesses; restaurants tapping into big breakfast opportunity; GoDaddy launches restaurant-specific Web site designs.
4. Restaurants tapping into the all-day breakfast opportunity. Restaurants including McDonald's ( MCD), Yum! Brands ( YUM), Taco Bell and even Pinkberry are considering ways to tap into the $50 billion breakfast opportunity, according to Advertising Age . Industry-wide it's one of the few areas of growth over the past decade, given "consumer trends in food, including the desire for speed, convenience, portability and more-healthful, fresher options," the article says. 5. GoDaddy launches restaurant-specific Web site designs. Expanding its resources for its small-business customers, domain services provider GoDaddy is partnering with Locu to give independent restaurants tools to manage their online presence, GoDaddy said on Friday. Locu specializes in easy menu-management and has hundreds of thousands of menus from all over the U.S. pre-loaded into their database, waiting for a restaurant to claim them. Once claimed, a restaurant can set prices, change descriptions and add photos of their meals. -- Written by Laurie Kulikowski in New York. Follow @LKulikowski To contact Laurie Kulikowski, send an email to: Laurie.Kulikowski@thestreet.com. >To submit a news tip, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.