Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman

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A Luxury Shoemaker's Surprise Family Business

Philip Nappi discovers that his passion of footwear runs in the family.

Mining Company Branches Out into Recreation

Coal Creek Company's Brent Galloway added a recreation and camping site on the mine's property.

4 Innovative Business Ideas That Changed Everything

These innovative ideas set new standards, and they all stated with someone who noticed a problem that needed solving.

3 Creative Business Ideas That Were Before Their Time

Some visionary ideas came before the world was ready for them.

A Former Broker Taps Into His Passion for Vintage Guitars

A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.

How a Surf Vacation Led to a New Niche in Women's Swimwear

An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf.

Scentsy and the Sweet Smell of Success

A couple's last-ditch entrepreneurial effort fends off bankruptcy in favor of a balmy future.

A Not-So-Nutty Business Idea

Justin Gold put the squeeze on his product and found success in natural foods.

A Dad's Cautionary Advice Led to a Growing Family Business

After a near-accident while training for a marathon, an entrepreneur develops a line of identification gear for outdoor athletes.

Brewing Up a New Business Idea from a Coffee Castoff

KonaRed squeezes a smart business out of coffee production leftovers.

Idea for an Organic Potting Soil Business Hits Pay Dirt

Mark Highland's Organic Mechanics is blooming.

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.

A Focus on Sustainable Building in Providence, R.I.

Two architects in Providence, R.I., contained their plans and found new reasons to recommit themselves to their city along the way.

How SocialGuide Helps Drives Social TV

This new website to watch aggregates social media comments about TV shows as they air and links them to program listings in real time.

How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business

He was definitely cut out for this business: Quintin Middleton shows off his chops with high-quality culinary cutware.