Business Unusual - Page: 12

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

· 4 min read

Eco-Conscious Entrepreneurs Clean Up with a Soap Business

A couple turns restaurants' cooking oil into soap -- and sells it back to the establishments.

Maria Russo

· 3 min read

A New Yorker Finds Success Teaching People to Make Pizza

Mark Bello perfected the pizza, then built a business teaching pizza-crazed New Yorkers how to do it themselves.

Regina Schrambling

· 4 min read

A 21st Century Spin on the Matchmaking Business

Jasbina Ahluwalia is making the ancient tradition of Indian matchmaking a 21st century business.

Kavita Daswani

· 3 min read

A Whale of an Idea

How one mammal spawned an entire industry

Matt Villano

· 4 min read

Get a Whiff of These Walls

Scratch-and-sniff wallpaper is just the beginning for Jon Sherman's fantastically eccentric company, Flavor Paper.

Regina Schrambling

· 4 min read

Drinking and Drying

Drybar will style your mane (and pour your champagne) for $35. No wonder business is booming.

Monica Corcoran Harel

· 3 min read

Ultimate Flying Machine

Two L.A. entrepreneurs have dreamed up the perfect plane for the weekend aviator.

Jennifer Wang

· 3 min read

He's Got the World on a String

A former Wall Street analyst spins his yo-yo passion into a million-dollar-plus business.

Jennifer Wang

· 2 min read

Stay Hungry

How Peter D'Amato's strange obsession made him America's biggest dealer of carnivorous plants

Kara Ohngren Prior

· 2 min read

Reanimators

Creepy and Eerie, the graphic 1960s horror comic books, were deader than dead--until the Braun twins came along.

· 2 min read

An Unlikely Life Aquatic

Russ Allen brings shrimping to a landlocked region.

· 3 min read