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Matthew Corrin’s Fresh Approach in Business

March 23, 2012

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One day seven years ago, Matthew Corrin found himself in a state of disappointment. In a Midtown Manhattan deli, hungry and sick of eating greasy fast-food, something inside him snapped. Right then and there, he decided to come up with a healthier yet equally sumptuous alternative to diner food. Corrin returned to his roots in […]

The Gem of Matt Lauzon

March 21, 2012

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If there is one luxury that women would not be able to resist, it would have to be jewelry. Throughout the years, these expensive adornments have been worn by women of class and stature; naturally, the average female tried to emulate them by buying their very own piece of jewelry. But the problem is, not […]

The Entrepreneurs Who Introduced Mail-Order Catalogues

March 16, 2012

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Alvah Roebuck was a humble watchmaker in the late 1800s, trying to find a new job. He responded to an advertisement in the Chicago Daily News with the hopes of getting a new job. A couple of days later, he got what he wanted and more. Richard Warren Sears, the employer and his soon-to-be business […]

How Levi Strauss Made Denims the Most Popular Clothing Item

March 14, 2012

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Blue jeans have never been the same, ever since Levi Strauss reinvented its concept.  The German-Jewish immigrant first came to America to rejoin his brothers in New York, who had started a dry goods business called J. Strauss Brother & Co. Little did he know that he would make his own mark in just a […]

Bugsy Siegel: The Original Gangster of Las Vegas

March 2, 2012

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To many, he was an infamous mobster, but Las Vegas would not have been what it is today without his vision. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel is known as the man who created the city that never sleeps. Everything you see in Vegas now started off as his vision: a haven of bliss, with gambling as one […]

Henry Ross Perot: Doing Business, the Cowboy Way

February 29, 2012

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Henry Ross Perot is best known for being a United States presidential candidate in two election periods: 1992 and 1996. Although he had lost both times, Perot still had something to hold on to: his business. Born in Texarkana, Texas, in 1930, this famous Texan can best be described as an all-American cowboy. His father […]

The Entrepreneurial Spirit

February 29, 2012

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A law degree does not confine an attorney to the courtroom any more than a business degree keeps its proud owner from becoming an artist, but the Juris Doctor enhances a career in business, and the Bachelor or Master of Business Administration can improve the artist’s bottom line. It takes someone with an entrepreneurial spirit […]