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QuickBooks Gives Emkin Toys New Marketing Tools to Play With

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Being in the toy business is rewarding, but it isn’t all fun and games, says Emily Finegold, owner of Emkin Toys in Hatboro, Pa. Despite her creative genius and nearly a decade of experience as a toy designer, she’s found promoting a startup toy company to be difficult at times. Fortunately, the popularity of her [...]
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Marketing Push on Tap for Castle Island Brewing

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Beer is more than a beverage. It's an experience. Or at least it should be, says Adam Romanow, founder of Castle Island Brewing Co. Romanow has a bold vision for his startup brewery in the nation’s beer mecca. “We’re on a mission to craft world-class beers that capture the spirit of what it means to [...]
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ShopMieux Gets Some Marketing Muscle from QuickBooks

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In 2013, ShopMieux opened its physical and digital doors as a consignment shop that caters to women seeking secondhand clothing worldwide. The Dallas-based small business has done well to date, and when you consider that its owner is only 23 years old, its rapid success is even more inspiring. “I began selling my used clothes [...]
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There’s a Worldly Buzz Ahead for Athena Study Abroad

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Stacy McKay Benander believes that a more educated world is a more peaceful world. To help cultivate greater awareness of and appreciation for the world’s many diverse cultures, Benander started a small business that provides students with authentic, immersive study abroad experiences. While an undergrad herself, Benander studied in Toledo, Spain. She says it was [...]
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There’s a Buzz Blowing Into the Windy City for Chicago Pizza Boss

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When it comes to pizza, Chicago is not a town to be trifled with. Chicagoans take pizza as seriously as they take sports. And they’re the ultimate judges of a quality pie. So when Giuseppe Badalamenti and his wife, Antonella, contemplated going into the pizza business for themselves, they understood the challenges before them. But [...]
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There’s a Buzz Brewing for Brooklyn General Store

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Charmingly tucked away on a commercial block of Union Street, just west of the Carroll Gardens and Cobble Hill neighborhoods in Brooklyn, N.Y., is a small business inspired a decade ago by the needs of a new mom. Back then, recalls owner Catherine Clark, “I was a new young mother, and one of my passions [...]
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Local Buzz Comes Just in ‘Thyme’ for Wisconsin Small Business

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Although one of the biggest food trends of 2014 is eating locally sourced, organic, and seasonal fruits and vegetables, personal chef Patricia Mulvey says many buyers of fresh produce aren’t sure how best to prepare it. Consumers’ confusion is what inspired Mulvey (pictured) in 2012 to create Local Thyme, a Madison, Wis.-based seasonal menu-planning and [...]
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QuickBooks Is Helping Addy Mac’s Creamery Scoop Up Some Local Buzz

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While entrepreneur Justin Scott was studying accounting in college, he dreamed of one day opening a small business in his hometown of Bend, Ore. “My mom, she grew up on a farm,” Scott says. “It was a small family farm. They had cows, chickens, goats, pigs — all kinds of farm animals. And so I [...]
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