Cupcakes

Starting a Business

When He's Not Booking Criminals, He's Baking Cupcakes. How This Police Chief Turned a Hobby Into a Business.

George Hesse is keeping residents of his town safe and well-fed with Copcakes Arresting Appetites.

How Getting Fired Turned Into Sweet Success for This Entrepreneur

After being let go from her advertising firm, Melissa Ben-Ishay went home, baked 250 cupcakes and began her entrepreneurial journey.

This Franchisee Takes the (Cup)Cake for Making Customers' Celebrations Sweet

Marina Lee traveled the world for Cisco before settling in North Carolina to open her own mini-chain of Gigi's Cupcakes bakeries.

Five Minutes with Entrepreneur Raki Phillips, Co-founder of SugarMoo

SugarMoo comes with a promise that you can order any of its desserts online, have it delivered anywhere in Dubai in 90 minutes or less

Aiming to Be More Than Just Cupcakes, Crumbs Ventures Into Breakfast

Marcus Lemonis is bringing a limited breakfast menu to select Crumbs locations.

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Crumbs Dials Back on Cupcakes to Play Up New Products

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Crumbs's Comeback Begins With Grand Reopening and Pastry Mashups

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Crumbs Buyer's Bid Goes Unchallenged as Chain Prepares to Emerge From Bankruptcy

Lemonis Fischer's $6.5 million bid for the cupcake chain went unchallenged by the public, meaning the final sale of the company is less than a week away.
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Crumbs Could Get Reprieve Thanks to Investor Group

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Cupcake Chain Crumbs Closes All Stores

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Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

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Cupcake Chain Crumbs Delisted From Nasdaq

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After helping Sweet Arleen's win its third challenge on the Food Network show 'Cupcake Wars,' the cupcake chain's front-of-house manager opened a franchise of his own.
Traditionally used to celebrate special occasions or holidays, cupcakes are now an everyday baked-goods treat that dominate the desserts market with well-known national businesses such as Baked by Melissa, Sprinkles and Crumbs.