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For Candy Companies, Easter Is the Sweetest Day of the Year
Candy

For Candy Companies, Easter Is the Sweetest Day of the Year

In the week before Easter last year, Americans bought $823 million in creme-filled eggs, chocolate rabbits and colored marshmallow Peeps, according to Nielsen data.
Shamrock Shake vs. Peeps: We Rank the 7 Best Seasonal Foods
Food

Shamrock Shake vs. Peeps: We Rank the 7 Best Seasonal Foods

There's a season for everything, including food.
Carly Okyle
From Candy, to Flowers to Cards, Valentine's Day Is Good Business (Infographic)
Valentine's Day

From Candy, to Flowers to Cards, Valentine's Day Is Good Business (Infographic)

Love may be a matter of the heart, but as these illustrations show, it also helps drive the economy.
Carly Okyle
Inside Retail-tainment Hub Dylan's Candy Bar
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Inside Retail-tainment Hub Dylan's Candy Bar

The founder of the luxe candy retailer designed her store to make people smile. She explains how she does it.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How Dylan Lauren Makes Time for Family, Fitness and Even Her Dog
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How Dylan Lauren Makes Time for Family, Fitness and Even Her Dog

The luxe candy brand founder shares her scheduling secret.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Dylan's Candy Bar Founder: Why Malls Aren't For Every Business
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Dylan's Candy Bar Founder: Why Malls Aren't For Every Business

The sweets mogul runs through this checklist before opening a new retail location.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Dylan's Candy Bar Founder: To Stay Focused, Follow Your Gut
Radicals & Visionaries

Dylan's Candy Bar Founder: To Stay Focused, Follow Your Gut

The founder of this luxe candy brand says it's important for entrepreneurs to listen to everyone, but ultimately there's only voice that matters.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Opening a New Store? This Candy Retailer Used Locale as Inspiration
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Opening a New Store? This Candy Retailer Used Locale as Inspiration

Dylan's Candy Bar used Union Square's history to guide its new store's design.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Dylan Lauren on Making Candy Glamorous
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Dylan Lauren on Making Candy Glamorous

The founder of Dylan's Candy Bar explains why building an experience is key to forging a luxe lifestyle brand.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company
Young Entrepreneurs

9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company

Zollipops are the creation of one innovative, young thinker who knew there was a market for treats that tasted good and were good for you.
Adam Toren
Nestle Candy Products Will Get Slightly Less Junky This Year
Food

Nestle Candy Products Will Get Slightly Less Junky This Year

The company has committed to removing artificial flavors and colors by the end of 2015.
Carly Okyle
Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl
Leadership

Tootsie Roll Appoints 83-Year-Old Widow as CEO; Sale Rumors Swirl

Ellen Gordon, 83, will succeed her 95-year-old husband, Melvin, who was the oldest CEO of any company listed on the New York Stock Exchange or the Nasdaq Stock Market.
Geoff Weiss
What You Can Learn From 8 Kids Already Making a Million Dollars
Radicals & Visionaries

What You Can Learn From 8 Kids Already Making a Million Dollars

There is no age discrimination in entrepreneurship.
John Rampton
Pepsi Files Patent to Put Pop Rocks in Granola Bars
Patents

Pepsi Files Patent to Put Pop Rocks in Granola Bars

In yet another food mashup, PepsiCo is hoping to make granola pop with the addition of "carbonated candy" like Pop Rocks.
Kate Taylor

Candy has typically been a sugary treat available in mom-and-pop owned businesses as well as franchises and chains but clever entrepreneurs have found candy to be a successful venture when they create the right atmosphere and customer experience. Successful candy businesses include Dylan's Candy Bar and It's Sugar!