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Au Bon Prop Shop?

AuBonPain

Fascinating article. I don’t know how well Au Bon Pain is doing now but it seemed to work in the 80’s. It reminded me of a prop shop, or multi-manager hedge fund, low base, big cut of upside, but you’re on your own…okay maybe that’s a stretch.

http://www.inc.com/magazine/19870701/4795_pagen_5.html

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Tipping

Whaddaya mean you don't tip?
Whaddaya mean you don’t tip?

I’m not sure how I feel about tipping, I usually er on the side of too much, but isn’t the idea “above and beyond” service? I will say the taxi cab tip is really starting to annoy me. What do you tip?

http://qz.com/113597/after-i-banned-tipping-at-my-restaurant-the-service-got-better-and-we-made-more-money/