Archive for September, 2008

Design Toscano: Successful Niche Business with its Unique Product Line

| September 27, 2008 | 3 Comments
Design Toscano: Successful Niche Business with its Unique Product Line

One of my favorite online store is Design Toscano , a multichannel retailer of mostly European-inspired gifts, home furnishings and decor. I stumbled upon the store when I was looking for unique wall decors, and I have been extremely pleased with the quality and price of their products so much so that most of the […]

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Julie Dix and Danielle Ayotte: Turning a Child’s Blanket into a Successful Business

| September 25, 2008 | 3 Comments
Julie Dix and Danielle Ayotte: Turning a Child’s Blanket into a Successful Business

Julie Dix and Danielle Ayotte were stay at home moms who stumbled upon a simple idea — put looped tags on babies blankets — and now run a multi-million dollar business. It all started with the worn security blanket of Julie’s toddler. Noticing that her baby was interested in the satin tags on toys and […]

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Lisa Kothari: Success in Planning Kid’s Parties

| September 12, 2008 | 6 Comments
Lisa Kothari: Success in Planning Kid’s Parties

Lisa Kothari, founder of Peppers and Pollywogs, is a well known author and a nationally known party planning expert. Her book, “Dear Peppers and Pollywogs… What Parents Want to Know About Planning Their Kids’ Parties,” is a must-have for parents planning a party for their kids. Learn how Lisa started the business and how she is facing the challenges coming her way.

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