To Make 1-800-Got-Junk A Success, Its Founder Had To Rethink Everything (Including Himself)
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To Make 1-800-Got-Junk A Success, Its Founder Had To Rethink Everything (Including Himself)

1-800-Got-Junk was a runaway success, so much so that founder Brian Scudamore didn't know how else to grow. So he considered: what other services do my customers need?

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Netflix Earns 4 Oscar Nominations, But Its Stock Still Drops 4 Percent

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3 Questions to Help You Fall Back in Love With Your Business

Before you can truly enjoy your business, you need to acknowledge your needs.

3 of the Biggest States Are Likely to Make Adult-Use Marijuana Legal This Year

New York, New Jersey and Illinois are huge markets where political winds have shifted strongly against prohibition.

CBS Won't Air What Would Have Been the First-Ever Super Bowl PSA for Cannabis

Acreage Holdings sought to highlight the benefits of medical cannabis and restrictions millions of Americans face when they need it.

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3 of the Biggest States Are Likely to Make Adult-Use Marijuana Legal This Year

New York, New Jersey and Illinois are huge markets where political winds have shifted strongly against prohibition.

CBS Won't Air What Would Have Been the First-Ever Super Bowl PSA for Cannabis

Acreage Holdings sought to highlight the benefits of medical cannabis and restrictions millions of Americans face when they need it.

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I'm a Woman Entrepreneur Who Created a Better Work-Life Balance. How You Can Do That, Too.

Last year, I felt that my whole life revolved around work. In 2019, that is all going to change.

Stop Being So Modest! Why Women in Business Need to Get Comfortable with Bragging

For female entrepreneurs, bragging can be a struggle. Here's how to get past that roadblock -- in a comfortable way.

Startup Knickey Is Improving the Business of Women's Underwear

Want to disrupt an aging industry? Start with changing how you define your supply chain.

How Tech Conferences Are (Finally) Injecting Gender Balance Into Their Speaker Line-ups

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3 of the Biggest States Are Likely to Make Adult-Use Marijuana Legal This Year

New York, New Jersey and Illinois are huge markets where political winds have shifted strongly against prohibition.

CBS Won't Air What Would Have Been the First-Ever Super Bowl PSA for Cannabis

Acreage Holdings sought to highlight the benefits of medical cannabis and restrictions millions of Americans face when they need it.

A Comprehensive Guide to Packaging Concentrates

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The Top 10 Best Franchises to Open in 2019

Here's everything you need to know about the top franchises to open from the 'Entrepreneur' Franchise 500.
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Never Buy a Franchise Without Researching These 5 Sources

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Franchise 500: Our Definitive Ranking of 2019's Strongest Franchises

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This Entrepreneur Is Challenging Category Leader Bulletproof Coffee With Her Keto Creamer Startup

Shari Leidich wants to help consumers make better dietary choices with Know Brainer.

The Creator of the Kombucha Category Says the Term 'Serial Entrepreneur' Makes Him Sick to His Stomach

GT Dave, who first bottled the fermented tea in 1995, has a message for business owners who are obsessed with profits.

The Food Industry Is a 'Gold Rush' for Entrepreneurs, Says the Founder of Krave Jerky and a $40 Million Marshmallow Brand

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This Snack Brand Multiplied Its Revenues by a Factor of 10 in Just 3 Years

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