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Social responsibility is an increasingly important factor in which companies consumers choose to support. Here are 15 businesses doing good with their dollars.
Randy Simon's father Freddy always wanted to open a burger restaurant, but never got the chance while he was raising six children and working full-time. Years later, Randy helped make his father's...
Sophie Knowles taught herself web development when she was a teenager. Eventually, she turned this passion into a side project, which later blossomed into a full-time business.
Athina Wang and Florence Shin couldn't find sunglasses that fit their face comfortably, so they put their fashion backgrounds to use and created their own. Here's their story.
Gig work continues to grow rapidly as more Americans choose contract-based assignments over full-time employment. Here's where the gig economy stands today.
Fred Vicario's relationship with his brother Steve growing up prepared them well to become business partners. Here's what he's learned operating 11 Cherry Blow Dry Bar locations with his brother.
Returns can sometimes be a hassle for online-only retailers. Here are some tips for making the process smoother.
As your ecommerce business grows, it's wise to consider outsourcing your shipping needs to a third party. Here's how to do it.
Peter Boylan began his career in the military, which prepared him to climb the ladder at several prominent companies he worked for afterwards. Today, he is the president of multiple franchise...
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Luke Peters and his wife first started NewAir in their condo as a side gig. Fifteen years later, they've grown to more than 60 employees with a brand new distribution center. Here's his story.
Military veteran David Legacki learned a lot about running a business during his time as a Navy SEAL. Here's how he used those lessons in his startup, SameSide.
Service-based businesses allow you the freedom to leverage your skills and earn a profit. Here are some tips for starting a service company.
Lorena Garcia left a law career to pursue her culinary passion. Here's how she worked her way up in the industry to become the Vegas Strip's first Latina executive chef.
Scott Petinga's battle with testicular cancer drove him to launch The Scott Petinga Group, a company that helps develop businesses with a social impact. Here's his story.
Kate Karcher-Clark put her entire life's savings on the line to start her own toy company. Here's how she broke into the industry and achieved her dream.
Teenage sisters Caroline and Isabel Bercaw turned a fun side project into a lucrative business. Here's how these incredible young entrepreneurs launched their bath bomb company.
Franchisee Al Silva's Play It Again Sports location was under construction for two years. He managed to keep the business booming during that time, despite appearances. Here's how he did it.
Founder Tim Hyer goes Behind the Business Plan to discuss Getable's birth and success in leasing construction equipment.
When Beau Mann was in a recovery program, he realized how hard it was to connect with people who wanted to stay sober. He founded sobriety-based social network Sober Grid to help others like himself.
Heather Monahan battled intimidation, harassment and self-doubt in her career before finding the courage and confidence to believe in herself. Here's how she became the "Boss In Heels."
David Reid, CEO of EaseCentral, shares the lessons he's learned about efficient, effective business practices through his entrepreneurial journey in the employee benefits industry.
Angela Mader overcame her battle with eating disorders through journaling. She founded fitlosophy and its fitness/nutrition journal, fitbook, to help others integrate wellness into their lives.
These inspiring veterans translated their military experience into successful businesses.
After witnessing tremendous human compassion following 9/11, Rob Herzog decided to create ZogSports, which encourages New Yorkers to have fun while giving back to the community.
As a working mother, Tiffany Sauder realized she was the only one who could create boundaries and write her life story the way she wanted. Here's what she's learned along the way.
Gabby Morris was always passionate about jewelry. She created her own gender-neutral line, DPRD by Gabrielle Nicole, to help everyone tell their story through accessories.
Peer-to-peer platforms like eBay, Facebook Marketplace and Craigslist could provide an opportunity for a side hustle. Here's how to start a resale business.
Professional lacrosse player Drew Westervelt launched HEX Performance laundry detergent to help athletes get their workout clothes and uniforms cleaner. Here's his story.