Staymobile has named former SF Cellular CEO Robert Lennox as its executive vice president of operations -- a newly created role -- to help meet growth demands of the wireless device repair company. In addition, Armando Alvarez was selected to become executive vice president of retail sales and marketing.
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Apple is reportedly working to develop technology such as curved displays and touchless gesture control to stand out from competitors, states a report that adds that the new features are at least two years away.
Frank Buccella recently rebranded a computer services store in Lewiston, N.Y., to Lewiston e-fix, where he repairs iPhones, Android phones, iPads and other devices. Lewiston e-fix offers same-day service for most smartphone repairs.
More schools across the US are lifting their bans on cellphones, with just 66% keeping them off campuses in 2015-16 down from 90% in 2009-10, according to a National Center for Education Statistics survey. At the high-school level, cellphone bans are at 35%, down from 80% in 2009.
Tap into your next revenue stream now Today, many consumers are holding on to their wireless devices longer, rather than snatching up the latest and greatest models. For repair businesses looking to add extra ring to the register, that spells opportunity. Find out how you can tap into your next revenue stream
Entrepreneur has ranked uBreakiFix as the top new franchise for 2018, and the company is No. 18 overall on Entrepreneur's Franchise 500. It recently opened locations in Toronto and in Culver City, Calif.
Only about 17% of small businesses have workers' compensation insurance, an Insureon study found, and lack of such coverage means many could be in violation of state laws. Matt D'Angelo outlines what business owners need to know about workers' comp insurance and offers resources for more information.
Banks typically use funding models designed for big businesses or individuals, which can create problems when small companies seek financing, writes Max Palmer. He reviews other available options, including online lending and crowdfunding.
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Wireless Repair Events
Find your sea legs and book your rooms! Wireless Repair Roundup is setting sail for Charleston, S.C.!
Join us at our regional event co-located at TESSCO One, April 9 to 11 at the Charleston Convention Center. Come for an exciting day of learning and networking with industry experts. Finish the day at a party on the USS Yorktown with entertainment by Smash Mouth! Visit here for more info.