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How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

How a Young Entrepreneur Cobbled Together a Business By Recycling Vinyl into Shoes

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Paperfeet is building an eco-friendly business out of discarded billboard materials.
May 24, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
A Roadie Business: Teaching Bus Drivers to the Stars

A Roadie Business: Teaching Bus Drivers to the Stars

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A Nashville school trains people to get behind the wheel and shuttle rock entertainers to their next gig.
April 26, 2011 in Automotive
A Waxing Salon Adds Heavy Dose of Style As It Removes Unwanted Hair

A Waxing Salon Adds Heavy Dose of Style As It Removes Unwanted Hair

A Colorado salon adds a heavy dose of style as it takes away unwanted hair
March 22, 2011 in Success Stories
Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

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A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.
February 22, 2011 in Restaurant Center
A New Yorker Finds Success Teaching People to Make Pizza

A New Yorker Finds Success Teaching People to Make Pizza

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Mark Bello perfected the pizza, then built a business teaching pizza-crazed New Yorkers how to do it themselves.
January 25, 2011 in Business Ideas
A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

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Jasbina Ahluwalia is making the ancient tradition of Indian matchmaking a 21st century business.
December 21, 2010 in Business Ideas
A Whale of an Idea

A Whale of an Idea

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How one mammal spawned an entire industry
November 23, 2010 in Magazine
Get a Whiff of These Walls

Get a Whiff of These Walls

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Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.
October 20, 2010 in Success Stories
Drinking and Drying

Drinking and Drying

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Drybar will style your mane (and pour your champagne) for $35. No wonder business is booming.
September 20, 2010 in Success Stories
Ultimate Flying Machine

Ultimate Flying Machine

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Two L.A. entrepreneurs have dreamed up the perfect plane for the weekend aviator.
August 23, 2010 in Success Stories
He's Got the World on a String

He's Got the World on a String

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A former Wall Street analyst spins his yo-yo passion into a million-dollar-plus business.
June 21, 2010 in Success Stories

Stay Hungry

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How Peter D'Amato's strange obsession made him America's biggest dealer of carnivorous plants
May 17, 2010 in Business Ideas

Reanimators

Creepy and Eerie, the graphic 1960s horror comic books, were deader than dead--until the Braun twins came along.
April 14, 2010 in Success Stories

An Unlikely Life Aquatic

Russ Allen brings shrimping to a landlocked region.
February 16, 2010 in Business Ideas
Business Unusual: Operation Muffintop

Business Unusual: Operation Muffintop

Former Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick stitched together a gizmo that turned into a $20 million business.
January 14, 2010 in Success Stories

Business Unusual: Pole Position

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Sheila Kelley's S Factor cleans up on dirty dancing.
December 11, 2009 in Success Stories

Business Unusual: The Tailgater in Your Living Room

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What if there was a service to match rabid sports fans with home owners across the country?
November 13, 2009 in Business Ideas

Business Unusual: Take One Website, Add Stroke of Genius

Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs are tapping into the mad enthusiasm of home cooks.
October 19, 2009 in Business Ideas

Business Unusual: Work That Skirt!

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Steven Villegas fancied a man-skirt. Turns out he wasn't the only one.
September 16, 2009 in Business Ideas

Be Efficient With Your Social Networking

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Budget your time wisely--or risk being ruled by the internet.
September 2, 2009 in Branding
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