Compound Entrepreneurship

Businesses combine disparate offerings to capture diverse interests
Implications - More businesses are combining seemingly unrelated products and services to appeal to a range of customers. Contrasting combinations like laundry with coffee, bikes with clothing and food with haircare may give a business the advantage it needs in securing new, and diverse, customers -- especially in the face of fierce competitors, short attention spans and tightened purse strings.
SCORE: 4.6
Warm Top 6 Examples: 117,951 Total Clicks Mar 10 - Dec 10
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Coffee Shop Offices - Urban Station Will Provide an Ultra Comfortable Working Environment
SCORE: 6.5
V. Hot 82,782 Clicks Pub: Aug 27, 10
Coffee Shop Offices
Urban Station Will Provide an Ultra Comfortable Working Environment
Get comfortable while you're working on-the-go with the Urban Station, a new venture which combines a coffee shop with an office space. Providing desk rentals for its users, the cafe-like store charges… [More]
Breakfast Club Salons - London's Percy & Reed Offers A Blow Dry and Breakfast
SCORE: 5
Warm 4,639 Clicks Pub: Mar 31, 10
Breakfast Club Salons
London's Percy & Reed Offers A Blow Dry and Breakfast
I know when I go to the salon to get my daily blow dry done, I want them to have breakfast ready for me as well. London's Percy & Reed have all of that and so much more. Simply reserve your time in the… [More]
Bike Boutique Shops - The GAP 'PUBLIC' Pop-Up Bicycle Store Expands the Retailer's Repertoire
SCORE: 5.3
Warm 11,267 Clicks Pub: Nov 24, 10
Bike Boutique Shops
The GAP 'PUBLIC' Pop-Up Bicycle Store Expands the Retailer's Repertoire
Upon GAP's expansion into China and Italy, the clothing company continues its world domination by announcing the grand opening of its new GAP 'PUBLIC' pop-up bike shop in San Francisco. Decked out in festive… [More]
Electro-Meat Deli Shops - Tongues Delicatessen is a Mix of Meat, Cheese & Electro Music Records
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 3,623 Clicks Pub: Sep 15, 10
Electro-Meat Deli Shops
Tongues Delicatessen is a Mix of Meat, Cheese & Electro Music Records
Despite this shop's name (Tongues Delicatessen), it does not focus on selling tongues of any sort. Tongues Delicatessen is a very unique shop concept as the owners decided to combine their love for local… [More]
Laundromat Cafes - 'Wash & Coffee' Offers a Chic Chore Experience
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 13,226 Clicks Pub: Dec 1, 10
Laundromat Cafes
'Wash & Coffee' Offers a Chic Chore Experience
I can't believe that no one has come up with something similar to the 'Wash & Coffee' laundromat until now. I know net access is often available within laundromats, but the 'Wash & Coffee' is exactly where… [More]
Social Media Superstores - Target Social Network Connectivity Lets You Print FB Photos In-Store
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 2,414 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 10
Social Media Superstores
Target Social Network Connectivity Lets You Print FB Photos In-Store
If you still don't believe that Facebook is taking over the world, then you obviously haven't heard about Target Social Network Connectivity. This seemingly harmless jumble of words is actually the name… [More]