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With the right mix of speed, timing and guts, smart founders can profit hugely from their much, much, much larger rivals' misfortune.
Whether you're self-funded or not, there's plenty to learn from a bootstrapper.
Fridababy became a baby-care juggernaut by first importing products to the U.S. that new mothers didn't know they needed.
A Buzzing Business: How These Entrepreneurs Turned a Longtime Annoyance Into Successful Careers in Pest Control
Mosquito Joe franchisees Kurt and Melissa Godwin share how their second career helped create a better work-life balance for them.
At just 24 and 22 years old, Jessica and Andrea Perez are getting a crash course in the restaurant business, and fearlessly climbing the steep learning curve at Wing Zone.
Entrepreneurship means exploring unknown paths, and sometimes that leads a founder somewhere different from where they started.
The email signature can be a powerful marketing tool -- but it can quickly become an irritating vehicle of self-promotion.
With slow sales, yoga brand Vuori realized it had a branding problem.
Women are buying franchises at a rate far faster than men. Now the industry is asking itself: Why?
Wham-O created the Frisbee, Slip 'N Slide and more. Then it fell into disrepair -- until a new leader came along.
After being in business for only a few years, the company plans on embarking on an expansion program to open another 80 locations.
The founders behind Naadam took out the middleman in the cashmere world, creating a win-win for the company and the herders.