There are so many creative and innovative businesses providing great products and services in the market. Here are the back stories of those I’ve found most interesting.

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NORTH CAROLINA FIELD & FAMILY - Butterfields: A Sweet Taste of Nostalgia

Candy maker blends tradition, big flavor into sweet treats. For Dena Manning, President of Butterfields Candy Company, the decision to breathe life back into the years’ shuttered confectionary was a result of both diligent market research…
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AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS - How to Communicate Effectively in Writing

Customer trust and company brand image at stake with each message. Clear and easy-to-use written communication saves businesses time and money and is a crucial part of building customer trust. This is according to Deborah S. Bosley, owner…
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AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS - How to Covert Great Ideas into Marketable Products & Services

Crowd-funding and network collaboration useful tools for early-stage innovators. Angel investors featured on the nationally televised program Shark Tank scrutinize ideas for new products and service presented by inventors looking to cash…
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AMERICAN CITY BUSINESS JOURNALS - How to Effectively Network at Business Meetings

Businesswomen all know the drill. Chamber of Commerce breakfasts, industry association mixers, monthly sponsored speaker series luncheons. We all attend business meetings looking to make connections to help in our business efforts and…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Brewing up a Solid Business

Lenny Boy Brewing Company’s success formula blends organic kombucha with measured, meticulous growth. Townes Mozer’s first taste of kombucha twelve years ago grew into an obsession with the nonalcoholic fermented beverage that he…