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Allbirds' San Francisco HQ Celebrates the Past But Looks to the Future
Allbirds may be only three years old, but the San Francisco–based footwear brand is all about the future -- at the company and beyond. The eco-conscious company uses 90 percent recycled packaging, which has cut down on waste by a third since its intr
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The Best Franchise Brands Of 2019, By Category
If you’re interested in becoming a franchisee, you’ll find there are thousands of concepts vying for attention. Maybe you’ve narrowed down your interest to a certain category -- like food or fitness -- but even then there may be dozens or hundreds of
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After A Family Tragedy, I Finally Learned How To Balance My Work Life
Jung Lee, founder of events production-and-design firm Fête, writes about the moment she learned to create a stronger support system.
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A Desktop Statue of a Hindu Deity Gives This Founder Daily Inspiration
Many parents encourage their children to become entrepreneurs. Mine did the opposite. But in an unlikely way, we took this journey together -- and the person who once seemed most apprehensive about my career choice would come through with the greates
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Why the Founders of This French Sneaker Brand Spent Two Years Researching Faux Leather
Veja's founders have always been proud of their sustainable footwear -- except their use of leather. Here's how they found a solution.
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Should You Compete With (and Potentially Kill) Your Own Business?
Adam Schwartz's t-shirt company was struggling. Instead of saving it, he built something new -- and better.
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Small Team? No Problem. Here's How to Multitask With Efficiency.
Asking staff to take on multiple responsibilities doesn't have to mean chaos. Here's how to keep the office calm, happy, and productive.
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Kristen Bell and Her Cofounders Built a Company to Save Lives. But Growing It Wasn't So Simple.
With an entrepreneurial can-do mindset, the four Hollywood vets have built a business with soaring sales and global impact.
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Want to Save the World? Kristen Bell Can Tell You How.
Bell and the other founders of This Saves Lives answer burning questions from budding social entrepreneurs.
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The Best Ideas Are the Ones That Make the Least Sense
Think business is all about rational thought and logic? Think again -- and to find the biggest, best ideas, start thinking way outside the box.
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Black Female Founders Face Constant Rejection. They're Thriving Anyway.
Despite the lack of funding, black women are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs today. Here's why.
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Why Former NBA Star Al Harrington is Betting On Cannabis
The athlete is working to get sports leagues to embrace cannabis and CBD as a valuable resource for healing.
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Why This Cannabis-Infused Beverage Is Being Marketed Like a Health Drink
Mood33 is about feeling good more than feeling high -- and the design of its packaging has to make that clear to consumers.
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To Succeed, Just Follow This Six-Step Plan
You are six steps away from your goal. So am I. So is everyone.  And I mean it! Regardless of our circumstances, career paths, or past accomplishments, we are all six steps away. But here’s the kicker: We can never see more than one step ahead. This
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The Recruitment Platform Gradujuana Was Failing... Until It Changed Its Name to Vangst
When Karson Humiston was nearing graduation from St. Lawrence University, she attended a cannabis trade show in Denver. Jobs were on her mind; what kinds were available, what were their requirements. And in talking to the vendors there, she learned t
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Minted Grew From a Stationery Brand to a Global Design Platform. Here's How.
By listening to her community and reacting quickly, Mariam Naficy built a business bigger than her wildest visions.
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Former NFL Star Jason Avant Has a New Career -- In Trampoline Parks
Jason Avant has always been in the entertainment business. The former NFL receiver is an athlete by trade, but the business of football, he says, is about making sure fans have fun and providing them with an escape from reality. “That’s what football
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6 Ways to Achieve Perfect Work-Life Balance
“Google calendars truly are amazing -- we block out hours on them to create the free time and head space we need as cofounders. From ‘No-Plans Wednesday’ nights to daily lunch and work blocks, we use organization to create balance. Also, did you know
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By Supporting Its Franchisees, Kona Ice Enables Them To Better Serve Local Communities
The shaved-ice franchise focuses on community engagement to build year-round demand for the warm-weather treat.
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The Fashion Industry Is Insanely Wasteful. Can Blockchain Fix It?
The technology is helping savvy companies (and enterprising entrepreneurs) find fresh opportunity in overlooked materials.
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What Franchises Should Look for In a Bank
Industry vets offer up advice on finding the financial and lending partner that works for your business.
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This Founder Built a National Business By Helping Kids Get Into College
Neha Gupta's College Shortcuts helps kids and parents navigate the paperwork and stress of college admissions.
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Natural Disasters Are On The Rise. That's a Big Business Opportunity.
The increase of hurricanes, floods and fires worldwide has created increased demand and opportunity for brands and franchises in the restoration space.
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Get Comfortable Inside Dollar Shave Club's California Headquarters
Whether they're off to a power lunch or sporting sweats for "Athleisure Day," the company's team gets work done.
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How To Launch a Business While Minimizing Risk
If you obsess about making sure your business won’t fail -- rather than figuring out how to make it succeed -- your focus will be in the wrong place. Fear doesn’t get you far in entrepreneurship, so it’s best that you keep your eyes on the prize. Sti
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The Property Brothers' Business Empire Depends on One Thing: Their Very Strong Partnership
Drew and Jonathan Scott have conquered the real estate, design, and entertainment worlds. And they know that they're better together.
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The Property Brothers Offer Free Advice On Building a Strong Business -- and a Strong Partnership
Drew and Jonathan Scott talked to two Entrepreneur readers (and husband-and-wife cofounders) about strengthening their working relationship.
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Wellness Brand Moon Juice Has Plenty of Haters -- and Its Founder Is Cool With That
Amanda Chantal Bacon is used to seeing eyes roll when she talks about her products. (Sex Dust, as an example.) But when business is booming, who has time to care?
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Silent Bob Is Now a Legitimate Ganjapreneur
Kevin Smith details how he and Jason Mewes have turned their iconic characters into a budding business.
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How This Food-Delivery Entrepreneur Pivoted to Cannabis-Delivery
Dispensaries can be confusing and intimidating experiences for consumers. The startup Dutchie makes it as easy as ordering a pizza.
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