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Business Ideas to Capture the Rapidly Growing Senior Citizen Market
By Business News Daily Editor | May 17, 2017

Looking to find a way to market to the growing population of senior citizens? Here are a few business ideas to get you started.

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Beyond Passion: The Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
By Chad Brooks | May 15, 2017

Successful small business owners learn from their mistakes, invest in technology, make time for their families and friends, and build relationships with mentors.

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The Business of Nostalgia
By Shannon Gausepohl | May 13, 2017

What you loved about pop culture years ago is making a comeback as businesses to experience those memories all over again.

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How I Turned $1,200 into Multi-Million Dollar Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | May 10, 2017

Steve Cody, founder and CEO of The Better Software Company, dropped out of high school and found support through a family member to kickstart his entrepreneurial journey.

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Finding the Balance: Why We Focus on Employee Experience and Company Savings
By Nicole Fallon | April 27, 2017

TripActions aims to make the business travel experience rewarding for employees and employers. Co-founder and CEO Ariel Cohen shares the company's story.

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The Long Road to Success, From Delivery Boy to CEO
By Nicole Fallon | April 26, 2017

Entrepreneur Steve Jackson worked his way up from teenage pizza delivery boy to CEO of a thriving pizza franchise. Here's his story of success.

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Small Business Snapshot: Kenway Consulting
By Nicole Fallon | April 19, 2017

Brian King, president and CEO of Kenway Consulting, shares the story behind his Chicago-based socially responsible consulting business.

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Love, Marriage and Two Businesses: My Journey from Waitress to Entrepreneur
By Nicole Fallon | April 19, 2017

At age 22, Robyn Santiago was bartending at the restaurant she would later own with her husband. The busy entrepreneur also founded Illumination PR. Santiago shares her journey.

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My Dual Citizenship Shaped My Life and Inspired My Business
By Shannon Gausepohl | April 18, 2017

As a dual citizen of the Dominican Republic and the United States, Caribe Exotic co-founder Luis Solis saw life through two different lenses, and wanted to bridge the gap between his worlds with his...

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How My Family's 96-Year-Old Business Stays Current
By Nicole Fallon | April 13, 2017

For nearly 100 years, Paper Mart has been successfully selling paper and janitorial supplies. Fourth-generation president Buffy Frick Simoni shares her family's story.

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12 Unique and Useful Pet-Inspired Businesses
By Shannon Gausepohl | April 12, 2017

These wacky but successful animal businesses are proof that sometimes your pets are your best sources of inspiration.

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The 10 Best States for Women Entrepreneurs
By Chad Brooks | April 11, 2017

Find out what ranked as the best states for female business owners in a study by Fundera.

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My Passion for Clean Water Advocacy Catapulted My Business
By Nicole Fallon | April 09, 2017

Lani Dolifka and her husband Don became passionate about safe drinking water due to local water contamination back in the 1980s. Today, they run Watermill Express together.

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Small Business Snapshot: MyClean
By Nicole Fallon | April 07, 2017

MyClean is an online platform that allows users to book professional maid cleaning services in Chicago and New York City. CEO Michael Scharf shares the story behind it

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Overcoming Adversity: From Prison to CEO
By Nicole Fallon | April 06, 2017

Jay Coughlan learned the hard way that adversity can't be avoided. After spending six months in prison, he turned his life around and became CEO of TruBalanced.

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How I Built a Successful Company from My Parents' Attic at 17
By Nicole Fallon | March 31, 2017

At 17, Simon Grabowski started his company, GetResponse, as a one-man operation in his parents' attic. Twenty years later, his email marketing platform has customers in 182 countries.

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Small Business Snapshot: Soul Purpose Designs
By Nicole Fallon | March 31, 2017

The story behind Soul Purpose Designs, an apparel and shoe company that creates and manufactures "wearable art."

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Finding My 'Why': My Entrepreneurial Journey to a Healthy Vending Business
By Nicole Fallon | March 30, 2017

A.J. MacQuarrie, founder and CEO of KarmaBox Vending, has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He learned that confidence and courage are the key to success, in life and in business.

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Small Business Snapshot: Mikey's
By Nicole Fallon | March 29, 2017

Entrepreneur Michael Tierney shares the story behind Mikey's, a frozen foods company making gluten-free, non-GMO and paleo alternatives to traditional bakery items.

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They Still Do That? 11 Old-Fashioned Businesses That Are Still Thriving
By Chad Brooks | March 28, 2017

Think the milkman and the shoe cobbler are a thing of the past? Think again. These quaint businesses have come back from the edge of extinction.

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Could the Legal Cannabis Industry Expand to Every State by 2021?
By Adam Uzialko | March 23, 2017

The cannabis industry is booming in the U.S., and it's poised to grow even more. Business News Daily spoke to some of the entrepreneurs operating in this newly legal space.

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How My Passion Inspired an Art Enrichment Franchise
By Shannon Gausepohl | March 23, 2017

Lara Olson, CEO and founder of Kidcreate Studio, knew her son needed more time exploring art in school. When she found he wasn't getting enough time, it inspired a business.

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Small Business Snapshot: Tommy's Superfoods
By Jennifer Post | March 22, 2017

Tom Williams, co-founder and COO of Tommy's Superfoods, shares the story of how his business is redefining consumers' preconceptions about frozen foods.

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12 Franchises You Can Own For Less Than $100,000
By Marci Martin | March 16, 2017

Owning a franchise doesn't have to be extremely expensive. These opportunities are all less than $100,000 in total investment costs.

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The State of Small Business: District of Columbia
By Ryan Fallon | March 04, 2017

What's it like to be a small business owner in the District of Columbia? Business News Daily asked several Washington, D.C. entrepreneurs.

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How to Start a Side Business While You're Still Employed
By Sammi Caramela | February 28, 2017

Want to start a business but not ready to give up your full-time job yet? Here's how to launch a successful side business.

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Dare to Be Successful: Changing Your Mindset Can Change Your Life
By Nicole Fallon | February 22, 2017

TV personality, entrepreneur and fitness icon Tony Little shares his philosophy on business, life and success.

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8 Reasons to Consider Franchising
By Brittney Morgan | February 17, 2017

Want to open a business but not sure where to start? Opening a franchise might be the right option for you.

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My Passion for Fitness Saved My Life (and Helped Me Build an Empire)
By Shannon Gausepohl | February 13, 2017

Devan Kline, co-founder and CEO of Burn Boot Camp, experienced a dark home life, which inspired him to build a better life through fitness.

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Enriching Communities, Empowering Moms and Making Pigs Fly
By Nicole Fallon | February 13, 2017

Mother of two Joyce Shulman wanted a way to get herself and other parents more involved in their local community. The result? The Macaroni Kid newsletter.