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Candy Bouquet

Sweet treats flower into franchise fortune
Sometimes it is the simple ideas that bloom into business gold. For Margaret McEntire, the combination of flowers and chocolate proved to be just that. Creating unique gift bouquets made not with petals, but from
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Hawthorn Retirement Group

When the time came for Bob Colson to find a retirement community for his mother-in-law, he couldn’t find an option that he felt was “good enough” for his wife’s mother, a place in which his ...
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Infoscitex

The new approach to clean energy and waste removal
Speaking to Stu Haber, President and CEO of Infoscitex Corporation, is an education in the world’s waste problems and solutions.“Every year, 250 million tonnes of trash is produced in the United States alone,” Haber says.
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Belfore Franchise Group

Building a better franchise model
To quit a job in corporate America and start a small business in the midst of a recession might seem a risky move. John Rotche of Belfor Franchise Group did just that when he left
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Industrial Graphic Corporation

Green print production pioneers
Green building and design is here to stay—but green print production? Industrial Graphics Corporation is a leading print production company that takes green to the next level. We spoke with Tom Burke-Kaiser, CEO of Industrial
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Jasper Contractors

A niche in a stormy market
In the volatile world of new building construction, Jasper Contractors has managed to revamp its business model from nature’s volatility—hurricanes. Today Jasper Contractors is one of America’s leading residential roofers and is rapidly expanding its
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Lucky Bucket Breweries & Solas Distillery

Top-notch brewing and distilling
Zac Triemert was a college student studying pre-med at the University of Wisconsin, when a visit from a brewmaster who was a University of Wisconsin alumni changed everything. “He showed all of us microbiology students
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Lancaster Bible College

Teaching and preaching the Lancaster way
An education facility with a niche market has a connection to its students that remains strong. Lancaster Bible College is a specialized education facility with a fundamental focus of bible studies. Its bible-centered curriculum is
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Miami Ballpark Project

A whole new ball game
Joining Major League Baseball (MLB) in 1993 as an expansion franchise, the Florida Marlins have seen plenty of excitement in their relatively short history. Only four years following the team’s inauguration, in 1997, the Marlins
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ThermaPureHeat

Pesticide-free pest control pioneers
The bedbug epidemic in North America is worse than ever before. These pesky bugs have returned with a vengeance, and traditional pesticide remedies are increasingly under scrutiny by health professionals. ThermaPureHeat is a patented process
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