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The Entrepreneurial Spirit Has No Borders

In the 1920s, architects designed the 23-story art deco Exchange Building in downtown Seattle to house a stock exchange.


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When I Grow Up…

A recent released Gallup poll shows that 77% want to be their own boss.


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Older Inventors More Successful

At press time, about 60 percent of The United Inventors Association of America members were 50 or older, estimates executive director Mark Reyland, and overall membership had grown 243 percent in a little over a year.



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The Scramble For A Better Bed Bug Buster

Bourdeau said bed bug business is booming.


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Men Shop Online, Even While in Stores

Women may be shopping commandos, but men are catching up to them.


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Funerals Trends in 2025

Cullen’s book explains the issues of the shifting funeral industry and, incidentally, the process that individuals take to shift their careers so as not to get left behind.


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Small Biz Carving Up Autopsy Trade

Except for a small poster of the Grateful Dead rock band, there’s very little to indicate what happens behind the walled-in industrial compound in East Los Angeles owned by Vidal and Vicki Herrera.


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Thomas Edison: Most Iconic Inventor

Even the Apple generation doesn’t favor Steve Jobs over the most iconic inventor in U.S.


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Trends: Hooters-Style Dining

Twin Peaks is part of a booming niche in the beleaguered restaurant industry known as “breastaurants,” or sports bars that feature scantily clad waitresses.