Ashlea Halpern

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Want to Open a Vintage Shop? Experts Share Their Secrets.
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Want to Open a Vintage Shop? Experts Share Their Secrets.

Sales at thrift shops are growing every year. Get in on the growth.
Hemingways' Car Trouble Sparked a Travel Guide Business For This Writer
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Hemingways' Car Trouble Sparked a Travel Guide Business For This Writer

He's creating the guides he'd always wanted.
What Running a Tour Company in North Korea Taught This Founder About Customer Service
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What Running a Tour Company in North Korea Taught This Founder About Customer Service

Travel can spark unexpected businesses, and Andrea Lee started hers after a pleasant trip to… North Korea? Her story, as told to Ashlea Halpern.
Why This Travel CEO Wants His Customers to Take Giant Risks
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Why This Travel CEO Wants His Customers to Take Giant Risks

Traveling can spark unexpected businesses-and Tom Morgan started his after a failed trip to Mongolia.
Want to Open a Bakery? Keep These Expert Tips in Mind.
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Want to Open a Bakery? Keep These Expert Tips in Mind.

Be prepared: The work isn't always as sweet as the product.
Want to Run a Pet Café? These Founders' Tips Can Help.
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Want to Run a Pet Café? These Founders' Tips Can Help.

Learn how these entrepreneurs have combined their love of pets with their passion for the community.
A Vat of Ink Inspired This Craft Ecommerce Company
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A Vat of Ink Inspired This Craft Ecommerce Company

Lauren K. Lancy started her business after a colorful trip to Thailand.
Want to Run a Flower Shop? What You'll Need -- and What You Won't.
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Want to Run a Flower Shop? What You'll Need -- and What You Won't.

There's more to the business than beautiful bouquets.
What This Casket Maker Learned from Honda, Tesla and Steve Jobs
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What This Casket Maker Learned from Honda, Tesla and Steve Jobs

Former auto designer Joseph Ledinh knows he's in a grim business. But that's why it's so exciting.
From Tourist to Mogul: How 3 Americans Found Business Success Abroad
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From Tourist to Mogul: How 3 Americans Found Business Success Abroad

Traveling can spark unexpected businesses -- and David Harmatz started his with a distant Panamanian shack.