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The Customer is Always Right at Stew Leonard's
By Ned Smith | May 02, 2012

Customer service reigns supreme at Stew Leonard's, a micro-chain of fresh-food stores within a stone's throw of New York City in suburban and exurban New York and Connecticut.

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Dylan Lauren Turns Her Love of Candy into a Sweet Success
By Business News Daily Editor | April 15, 2012

As the daughter of Ralph Lauren, Dylan Lauren had the pedigree for success, but it took much more than that to turn her own venture into a success.

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Celebs Help Kids Product Company Beatrix Go Global
By Business News Daily Editor | March 02, 2012

What can you learn from New York based company?

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Stuffed Cupcake Company Wows Oprah and Rachael Ray
By Business News Daily Editor | February 17, 2012

Just what is a stuffed cupcake and what can you learn from one?

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Hometown Girl Turned Cupcake Diva
By Business News Daily Editor | January 15, 2012

At a most unlikely moment, a Pennsylvania mom transforms herself into a successful cupcake entrepreneur.

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Need Privacy? Get a Temporary Phone Number
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Temporary phone numbers for privacy

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Peanut Butter and Chocolate: A Match Made in Entrepreneur Heaven
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

What candy marriage is made in heaven?

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From Colombia to Crepes: Q&A with BannaStrow's CEO
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Columbian kidnap victim starts successful U.S. crepe franchise

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Big Dreams for a Small Business - Flower Shop
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

You’ve always wanted to open a flower shop. We get advice from those who have.

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New Firm Connects Overseas Entrepreneurs with U.S. Partners
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

 

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Not As Seen on TV! Entrepreneurial Guru Advises Inventors
By Jeanette Mulvey | December 16, 2011

 

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Salon Combines Masculine Aesthetic with Big City Beauty
By Business News Daily Editor | December 16, 2011

Tattoos, motorcycles and mounted deer heads are the backdrop for his N.Y. salon.

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Zoho: The Startup That Took on Google and Microsoft
By Ned Smith | December 16, 2011

Zoho founder Vembu took on Microsoft and Google and lived to talk about it.

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When Science + Business = Success
By Business News Daily Editor | December 09, 2011

When scientists with an entrepreneurial spirit, good communications skills and a little bit of financial backing can herd these opposites into alignment, they can experience that “eureka” moment.